Science and the Refugees

18. February 2016 by Anna Harpviken

Anna HarpvikenAs a girl that had her Ph.D. party all planned out at the age of six, and with two parents that work as researchers, I have lived to learn the importance of science. Research contributes to innovation, stirs public debate and opens up our minds to new possibilities. From my point of view, these qualities are essential in today’s Europe; this not only applies to the hard sciences and innovation, but also – and maybe more importantly – to today’s reality, in order to understand the current refugee crisis.

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A Syrian perspective on Europe and the refugee crisis – a chat with Razan Ibraheem

01. February 2016 by Elisa Montesinos Aguilar

Elisa Montesinos AguilarWar has been raging in Syria for almost five years now. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the conflict has pushed over four million refugees out of the country and made hundreds of thousands of victims. Many Syrians have embarked on very perilous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea in search of a better life in Europe.

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What the EU is actually doing about Syria, the refugees & ISIS

Posted on 27. November 2015 by Doris Manu With the refugee crisis being the major preoccupation and challenge in Europe this year, it is no wonder that a great part of the 2015 Berlin Foreign Policy Forum (BFPF) was dedicated to discussions about the future of the Middle East, Syria in particular, and about the … Continue reading What the EU is actually doing about Syria, the refugees & ISIS

FutureLab Europe participated in the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2015

20. October 2015 On November 9-10, 2015, FutureLab Europe participants Michał Gulczyński (Poland), Doris Manu (Romania), Zuzana Novakova (Slovakia), Linda Öhman (Finland/Germany) and Anja Aune Selmer (Norway) conveyed to Berlin to take part in the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2015. Every year an international group of 200 eminent politicians, government representatives, experts and journalists gather … Continue reading FutureLab Europe participated in the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2015