Brussels, 18 June 2014 - ImpleMentoring Final Conference
This one day’s event gathers senior officials from Europe’s major cities, representative of EU Institutions and International NGO, is the opportunity to officially launch and disseminate four new Integrating Cities toolkits and present and debate with practitioners and politicians the key findings of the pilot project ImpleMentoring, as well as discovering how mentoring schemes can help cities to shape the future of European Integration.
Organised by Eurocities
More information at the Eurocities website
Brussels, 7 April 2014 - Meeting on EU Programmes in the field of Justice and Home Affairs
The Emilia-Romagna Region organises in Brussels a meeting on the new Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme and the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. The objective of this initiative is to provide an overview of these new EU instruments and discuss with the European Commission possible opportunities for regions and local authorities offered by them.
Organised by the Emilia-Romagna Region
More information at the EU Office of Emilia-Romagna Region website
Brussels, 3 April 2014 - European Integration Forum
The European Commission organises the 11th meeting of the European Integration Forum, which takes place at the European Economic and Social Committee premises on 3 April.
The discussion of this edition of the meeting focuses on “"Ten years with the Common Basic Principles on integration – what next?" .
The European Integration Forum is a platform for dialogue on migrant integration managed by the European Commission in cooperation with the European Economic and Social Committee. About 100 civil society organisations from all EU member States participate in this meetings, which are hold twice a year. Representatives of the ERLAI network attend this 11th meeting of the Forum.
Organised by European Commission and European Economic and Social Committee.
More information at the EIF website
Brussels, 28 March 2014 – Le nouveau Réglement Dublin pour l’asile
In the context of the photo exhibition "Snapshots from the Border", inaugurated on the 11 February at the Halles de Saint-Gery in Brussels, the Association Africa e Mediterraneo and the coop. Lai-momo organize a meeting on the theme of asylum in Europe and, in particular, on the application of the Dublin Regulation that establishes the member State responsible for the examination of the asylum application.
The event offers the opportunity for an open discussion with representatives of institutions involved in this issue at international, EU, national and regional level, and with the operators who work for the reception of asylum seekers.
More information on this event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/579860518776367/
Brussels, 17 February 2014 – Assessing Policy Relevance of KING’s project
The KING project, Knowledge of Integration Governance, funded by European Commission Directorate – General Home Affairs, aims at elaborating a report on immigrant integration in Europe through an interdisciplinary approach. As the Stockholm Programme is coming to an end, the purpose is to offer a state of play of migrant integration in order to better consider future options for policy-making supported by an evidence-based analysis.
The European Policy Centre together with ISMU foundation organizes a brainstorming session aiming to assess the policy relevance of the researches conducted so far within the KING project. The ERLAI Network, together with other relevant EU level stakeholders, participates in the discussion.
More information about outcomes and results of the project will be communicated in the next months.