15. April 2015

2015 FutureLab Europe Spring Conference – How to integrate young migrants?

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FutureLab Europe held its 4th Spring Conference on Monday 13 April 2015 in Brussels. During the event, the FutureLab Europe 4th generation met to discuss integration and migration policies at the EU and member states’ level with representatives from the EU, the Belgian government, NGOs and the think tank world.

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14. April 2015

FutureLab Europe 4th generation met experts Brenda King, Matthias Francken and Yves Pascouau for a roundtable discussion

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During the 2015 FutureLab Europe Spring Conference, FutureLab Europe participants met Matthias Francken, Adviser to Belgian State Secretary of Asylum and Immigration; Brenda King, Chief Executive of African & Caribbean Diversity and Member of the European Economic and Social Committee; and Yves Pascouau, Director of Migration and Mobility Policies at the European Policy Centre for the roundtable discussion. The roundtable, entitled “A youth perspective on the integration of migrants into European societies: Are we on the right track?”, focused on the integration of migrants in EU member states.

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02. April 2015

FutureLab Europe organised the launch of “The Hidden” documentary and a Policy Dialogue on Hidden Homelessness and Social Cohesion.

futurelab-europe_the-hidden-documentaryOn March 31, FutureLab Europe launched the documentary “The Hidden” on the phenomenon of hidden homelessness in Europe. The documentary has been realised by FutureLabbers Marian Cramers and Janosh Delcker and sponsored by FutureLab Europe. The documentary screening was followed by a policy dialogue on homelessness and social cohesion with Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament for the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, Liz Gosme,senior policy officer at the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA), Paulina Banas,policy coordinator at EUROCITIES, Michael Ralph, Advisor to the deputy Director General for Implementation, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission and Marian Cramers, producer of the movie and member of FutureLab Europe.

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29. March 2015

FutureLab Europe will discuss migration and integration policies with Matthias Ruete at 2015 FutureLab Europe Spring Conference

FutureLab Europe will discuss migration and integration policies with Matthias Ruete, Director General of the Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission at the 2015 FutureLab Europe Spring Conference. The event will take place at the European Policy Centre Auditorium in Rue du Trône 14-16, Brussels, on Monday 13 April 2015.

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07. November 2014

FutureLab Europe at the 2014 Berlin Foreign Policy Forum

md417232_aOn 11 November, the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2014 again gathered an international group of app. 200 eminent politicians, government representatives, experts and journalists. For FutureLab Europe Ia Melkadze (Georgia), Zuzana Novakova (Slovakia), Veronika Sobolova (Slovakia), Miruna Troncota (Romania) and Ulyana Vynyarchuk (Ukraine) joined the debates on geopolitical challenges in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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