European Migration and Diversity

Integrating European neighbourhoods
17 October 2012

Policymakers and researchers in the field of migration gathered in Brussels for the conference ‘Integrating European neighbourhoods’, organised under the framework of the Concordia Discors project.

The Politicisation of migration in Europe
27 September 2012

More than most other sensitive issues, the subject of migration in Europe is at risk of ‘politicisation’ or being hijacked by political factions and interest groups, with potentially major consequences for immigration policy decisions.

Migration in Europe

Freedom of movement of persons in the Schengen area - A critical juncture?
20 September 2012

The future of the EU’s Schengen border-free area may be at a critical juncture, amid growing mistrust between member states and mounting tensions between the European institutions.

Schengen area

The asylum crisis in Europe: the Greek situation and beyond
27 June 2012

Greece must work hard to alleviate the suffering of asylum seekers arriving on its soil, because if Greece fails, then Europe fails too, heard participants in a Policy Dialogue.

The Asylum crisis

The EU integration debate – Giving immigrants a voice
20 June 2012

Many aspects of migration remain solely in the hands of national governments, but the EU’s competence in the field is growing, heard participants in a conference organised in cooperation with the King Baudouin Foundation and the Migration Policy Group.


Mobility Partnerships - An effective tool for EU external migration policy?
12 June 2012

Mobility Partnerships have been part of the EU’s approach to legal migration since 2005, and their voluntary and non-legally-binding nature is part of their success, heard participants in a Policy Dialogue.

Mobility Partnerships

Football diplomacy - Security and mobility policy innovations from Euro 2012
5 June 2012

The Euro 2012 football championships, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, pose unique challenges for security and mobility, heard participants at a Policy Dialogue.

Football diplomacy

Workshop 3 - developing external relations
30 May 2012

This Task Force meeting addressed the issue of developing external relations in the field of labour migration.

Managing migration at Europe's external borders
2 May 2012

Irregular migrants should not be treated as criminals, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants François Crépeau told participants in a Policy Briefing.

Managing migration

EU Readmission Agreements: towards a more strategic EU approach that respects human rights?
21 March 2012

A year ago the European Commission released a report criticising the EU’s readmission system for failing to adequately respect human rights and, since then, the Arab Spring has changed the political landscape. Participants at a Policy Dialogue discussed whether it has changed the attitudes of policy makers.

EU Readmission Agreements: towards a more strategic EU approach that respects human rights?

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In this programme


Programme Team

Head of Programme 'Migration and Diversity' & Senior Policy Analyst

Marie De Somer

Policy Analyst

Frank Mc Namara

Junior Policy Analyst

Katharina Bamberg

Programme Assistant

Olivia Sundberg Diez

Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies

Yves Pascouau