What should be done to foster multi-ethnic societies? Policy recommendations from FutureLab Europe

06. October 2015 What policy measures should be adopted to promote inclusive societies? What are young Europeans’ suggestions to promote migrants’ full participation in their countries political life? Last September, FutureLab Europe circulated a survey1 asking young Europeans what should be done to foster multi-ethnic societies. The survey included 8 policy questions, covering four macro-areas: … Continue reading What should be done to foster multi-ethnic societies? Policy recommendations from FutureLab Europe

Re-conceptualising Fortress Europe

Posted on 29. September 2015 by Elias Vartio For a long time, ‘Fortress Europe’ has been a well-deserved pejorative term for the hard-line migration policies of the EU and the European countries. The recipe has been simple: keep the world outside and the wealth inside. Even the much-talked about globalisation and freedom of movement has been … Continue reading Re-conceptualising Fortress Europe

The face of Europe today – Is it hidden in the Turkish sand?

Posted on 14. September 2015 by Darija Maric I am sure we all saw the photo that made our hearts sink – a little boy, lying in the sand, face down. It is a photo of a toddler, a Syrian refugee, who was found dead somewhere on the Turkish coast. And I am sure that when … Continue reading The face of Europe today – Is it hidden in the Turkish sand?

The European Agenda on Migration kills more lives than it saves

Posted on 29. May 2015 by Nitin Sood On 13 May the European Commission (EC) released its anticipated European Agenda on Migration that was meant to solve the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean and address the meagre integration policies implemented by EU member states, which have resulted in an increase of racism and social exclusion across Europe. Like many … Continue reading The European Agenda on Migration kills more lives than it saves

Should I stay or should I go? A tale of emigration from Serbia

Posted on 26. February 2015 by Darija Maric While I was writing a paper on migration trends in Serbia, I came across the following data: “The Law on Diaspora and Serbs in the Region defines the Diaspora as a category that includes citizens of the Republic of Serbia living abroad, persons of Serbian ethnicity that emigrated … Continue reading Should I stay or should I go? A tale of emigration from Serbia