Migration and the EU
Each European state used to develop its own policies for managing international migration in isolation. This was due to the differences in migration flows, social conditions, and the political environment. Since the 1980s, however, the EU has placed migration and asylum policy within its own integration efforts. Cooperation is already well-developed in the areas of border control, asylum systems and permanent residence permits. Recent years have been characterised by efforts to develop a common system of labour migration management, to deal with irregular migration and to cooperate with third countries in promoting migration and development. Our “Migration and EU” theme critically analyses the extent to which these goals are feasible, whether they are really shared by Member states, and whether European immigration and asylum policies can finally be unified.
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This is the May 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 ...
The report Pushed Back at the Door: Denial of Access to Asylum in Eastern EU Member States presents the situation asylum-seekers often face at the eastern borders of the EU.
Consortium of Migrants Assisting Organizations in the Czech Republic (Consortium)  has been closely following the proposals on the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) put forward by both the European Commission and the Council. This policy brief aims to summarize the Commission’s proposals published in the spring/summer 2016 in light of fur...
No bidder has expressed interest in a 520-million-crown contract for providing integration services for foreigners in the Czech Republic. Migration and the EU Refugees in CEE IntegrationCzech Republicarticles
In 2015, thousands of ordinary people in all EU Member States have spontaneously welcomed newcomers and provided emergency front-line humanitarian assistance, through food, clothing and emergency shelters. As newcomers get into asylum procedures and integration programmes, many volunteers are trying to support their long-term integration and open up the public to diversity.
The European Values (EH) think tank, as many politicians and actors in Czech society, has recently begun actively focusing on questions of migration. In the beginning of June 2016, EH published a policy paper titled A Sustainable Immigration and Asylum System in the EU. The following article is a response to EH’s proposal, in which two basic problems are highlighted: missing critical dat...
Posting of workers is currently one of the most challenging legal phenomena, expressing the clash between the economic origins and the later introduced social dimension of the European Union.
Partner: The Galician Foundation for Regional Development
Location: Państwomiasto, ul. Andersa 29, Warszawa
Date: July 1, 2016
Czech Republic: The nonpayment of wages, working without a job contract, social isolation – this is the reality of EU citizens working in the Czech Republic. How to face it?
Partner: Multicultural center Prague
Location: Ministry of Labour, Prague
Date: 20 June 2016
Number of Participants: 50
Call for abstracts: 3rd CDCDI International Conference “Changing migration policies: national perspectives and supra-national strategies”
The Research and Information Center on Immigrant Integration (CDCDI) of the Romanian Association for Health Promotion (ARPS), launches the call for its 3rd international conference on migration, to be held in Bucharest, on 10 – 11 November 2016. The topics of this edition are included under the broader theme Migration and the EU Migration and Development Labour Migration IntegrationRomaniaarticles