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European Web Site on Integration – July 2018

17. 8. 18
Source: migrationonline.cz
Country: EU

This is the July issue of the European Web Site on Integration's newsletter.

Please find below a selection of the most relevant policy developments, data updates, events, funding schemes and good practices at the EU, national and local level, recently published on the Web Site.

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https://ec.europa.eu/migrant-integration/assets/img/icon_events.jpg EU highlights

European Integration Network's study visit in Portugal

26 representatives of governmental and non-governmental institutions from 13 countries gained insights in the Portuguese integration system on 4 and 5 June 2018. They visited a one-stop-shop centre for early integration services in Lisbon and met with several leaders of religious communities, among other activities Full programme

Europeans continue to consider immigration as the most important issue facing the EU (Eurobarometer)

For 38% of European citizens, immigration is the number One EU-level concern. In 21 Member States, immigration comes before terrorism, economic issues, national public finances and unemployment. The highest rates are found in Estonia, the Czech Republic and Hungary. How does immigration rank among national level concerns?


https://ec.europa.eu/migrant-integration/assets/img/icon_events.jpgUpcoming Events

Brussels - Promoting an inclusive Europe: supporting the effective integration of non-EU migrants

06/09/2018 09:15
(Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre Avenue du Boulevard 17 1210 Brussels Belgium)
Third-country nationals continue to face higher risk of poverty and social exclusion, as well as worse opportunities to access basic services, compared to EU citizens. This international symposium provides an opportunity to discuss the current developments and challenges of integration in…
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Berlin - Living with Islamophobia (Internationale Konferenz)

11/10/2018 18:00
(Tag 1: Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Saal der W. M. Blumenthal Akademie, Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (gegenüber dem Museum) Tag 2: Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Senatssaal, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin)
Der europaweite Erfolg rechtspopulistischer Parteien schlägt sich seit dem Einzug der Partei Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) in hitzigen Debatten um nationale Sicherheit und restriktive Migrations- und Asylpolitik im deutschen Bundestag nieder. Diskurse der „Unterwanderung" und…
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Bremen - International Conference: Failing Identities, Schools and Migrations - Teaching in (Trans)National Constellations

26/10/2018 12:30
(Universität Bremen, Bibliothekstraße 1, 28359 Bremen)
Internationale Konferenz "Failing Identities, Schools and Migrations - Teaching in (Trans)National Constellations", 26.-28.10.2018 an der Universität Bremen Unter den Bedingungen einer globalisierten Migrationsgesellschaft wird deutlich, dass der Nationalstaat nicht länger die zentrale…
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Porto - International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism

28/03/2019 09:00
(Centre for Intercultural Studies Office 333 Rua Jaime Lopes Amorim, s/n 4465-004 São Mamede de Infesta Portugal)
Registration is now open for the 2019 International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism. The Conference organised by the Centre for Intercultural Studies of the Oporto Polytechnic Institute will take place on 28, 29 and 30 March 2019 in Porto and will be divided into…
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https://ec.europa.eu/migrant-integration/assets/img/icon_news.jpgLatest News

Finland: ETMU Conference looking for papers to inform workshops on diverse societies

The Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International Migration (ETMU) has open a call for papers for the thematic workshops of its 15th ETMU Conference. The main language of the conference will be English but Finnish and Swedish presentations are also welcome. Applicants are requested…
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Malta: A project for future migrant and local entrepreneurs

The Maltese NGO People for Change Foundation has launched a new project called Migrant & Youth Social Inclusion through Entrepreneurship - MY Site . The project aims to support labour market integration and financial independence through research, training and mentorship on…
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Poland: NGOs establish an informal consortium on refugee and migrant issues

9 Polish non-governmental organisations active in migrant and refugee issues have joined forces to create an informal consortium which aim is to strengthen its members activities, both when supporting migrants and refugees and when addressing the Polish society as a whole, including volunteers…
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France : Le Premier ministre présente sa feuille de route sur l'intégration des migrants

Alors que le projet de loi Asile sera examiné en séance plénière au Sénat à partir du 19 juin, un comité interministériel à l'intégration s'est tenu ce 5 juin. A l'issue de ce dernier, le Premier ministre a…
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Bulgaria: First Master’s programme in Social Work with Refugees and Migrants

Sofia University's new Master’s programme  Social Work with Refugees and Migrants is the first programme of its kind in Bulgaria. The Master's cursus hosted by the Faculty of Pedagogy was created with the support of the UN Agency for Refugees (UNHCR). Its main aim is to…
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Finland: Submit your abstract for a workshop on migrant belonging

The University of Helsinki has launched a call for papers for a workshop on migrant belonging. The workshop will be part of a two-day seminar which aims to analyse both inclusionary and exclusionary welfare state practices and policies that configure contemporary forms of (non)citizenship…
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Europe: EU Skills Profile Tool now recommending online courses

The EU Skills Profile Tool is a multilingual platform which helps organisations offering assistance to Third Country Nationals to map their skills, qualifications and work experiences, as well as to provide them with personalised advice on further steps. The Tool now provides a new module,…
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Latest Funding Information

Portugal: AMIF funding for integration in the labour market

The Portuguese High Commission for Migration has launched a call for proposals for projects promoting the integration of Third Country Nationals in local communities through the labour market insertion, entrepreneurship and awareness raising. The call is published within the framework the…
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Europe: EPIM funds available to unlock innovative solutions for migrant inclusion

The European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) has partnered with Impact Hub to identify socially innovative solutions (projects, processes, services, practices) that address inclusion challenges affecting young migrant men (around 18-35 years old) and migrant women with a…
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https://ec.europa.eu/migrant-integration/assets/img/integration_practice.jpg Latest Documents

Forging a common path: A European approach to the integration of refugees and asylum-seekers

This International Rescue Committee (IRC) report argues that the EU is at a unique turning point at which it is vital to invest in the integration of people who have sought protection in Europe, and that EU institutions have a key role in putting this into practice. The implementation of the…
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Regularisation of foreign children living under State protection in Portugal

On 25 June 2018, the Portuguese President promulgated the law to regulate the legal status of children with foreign nationality hosted in state institutions which was approved by the Parliamentary Committee for Constitutional Affairs, Rights, Freedoms and Guarantees on 4 June 2018. It is…
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United in anxiety: Post-2015 public attitudes towards accepting refugees and migrants

This report analyses the findings of the desk and field research on the public attitudes towards refugees and other migrants in seven Central and Eastern European countries: Bulgaria , Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.  It identifies the common grounds in…
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Fundamental Rights Report 2018

The 2018 Fundamental Rights Report of the Fundamental Right Agency (FRA) explores the main developments of 2017. It also outlines practical advice on possible policy responses and recommendations to address emerging challenges in several areas related to the integration of Third Country…
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Ethnische Hierarchien in der Bewerberauswahl: Ein Feldexperiment zu den Ursachen von Arbeitsmarktdiskriminierung

Auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt werden Bewerberinnen und Bewerber mit muslimischen oder afrikanischen Wurzeln besonders deutlich benachteiligt – auch wenn sie in Deutschland geboren sind. Das geht aus der Studie "Ethnische Hierarchien in der Bewerberauswahl: Ein Feldexperiment zu den…
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Syrians in the Netherlands

This report published by the Netherlands Institute for Social Research describes the situation of the 44 000 Syrians who were granted temporary protection in the Netherlands between 1 January 2014 and 1 July 2016. Authors surveyed those aged 15+ and grouped their answers into 3 categories:…
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Human Rights in Bulgaria in 2017

In 2017, for the first time since the beginning of the democratic transition of Bulgaria, a party that denies basic democratic principles and human rights became part of the government. Its leaders used hate speech towards vulnerable groups of the society (ethnic and religious minorities…
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