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26. 7. 13
Zdroj: migrationonline.cz

Public debate: The Right to Family Life vs. Immigration Control

The Multicultural Center Prague in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, representation in the Czech Republic, organized the public debate about the current trends in family reunification in the Czech Republic in the context of the European Union. The panelists discussed the implementation and possible amendment of the EU Family Reunification Directive, current practice of family reunification in the Czech Republic and conditions of family reunion according to the freshly submitted new Aliens Act. The debate took place at the European House on 12 July 2013.

  • Alice Szczepaniková, sociologist, University of Leicester, Great Britain
  • Pavel Pořízek, Head of the Office of Ombudsman
  • Magda Faltová, Director of the Association for Integration and Migration
  • Oksana Rizak, Immigration Attorney

Moderator: Alexandra Dubová, Multicultural Center Prague

The debate was co-organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, representation in the Czech Republic.


The video has been produced within the project "Migration to the Centre" supported by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union and the International Visegrad Fund, and within the project "Focus on Migration" supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. 

The video reflects the views only of the speakers, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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We Ereby express gratitute to the Representation of the European Commission in the Czech Republic for the free use of premises.


26. 7. 13
Zdroj: migrationonline.cz
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