Monday, 16 May 2016

EASO EU and Global Asylum-Related Migration Research Conference

Today our team member Ingebjørg is participating at the European Asylum Support Office’s EU and Global Asylum-Related Migration Research Conference in Malta.

The Conference will examine EASO’s Research Programme on the push and pull factors of migration, Horizon 2020, research on forced migration globally, migration modelling, as well as the surveying of asylum seekers and refugees.

If you have any specific queries or issues you would like to have us raise during the event, just get in touch with us.


Provisional Agenda:

Session 1: Research on forced migration in the EU

An Overview of EASO’s Research Programme will be provided by Marcello Carammia and Tim Cooper of EASO.

Presentation of the EU’s priorities on migration research under Horizon 2020 by Elisabeth Lipiatou from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research.


Session 2: Research on forced migration globally

Presentation of International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Research on Migration, and the Global Migration Data Analysis Centre by Frank Laczko of IOM/GMDAC.
Presentation of UNHCR’s Research on Refugees by Kimberly Roberson of the UNHCR.


Session 3: Migration modelling

Presentation of migration modelling by Jakub Bijak of the Centre for Population Change at the University of Southampton.

Presentation of the Joint Research Centre (JRC)’s Research on Migration Modelling by d’Artis Kancs of the European Commission’s DG Joint Research Centre.


Session 4: Surveying asylum seekers and refugees

Presentation of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)’s studies and surveys on migrants and ethnic minorities in the EU by David Reichel of FRA.

“Surveying the issue of forced migration: Contributions of MPC to the understanding of a key challenge for Europe”, presentation by Justyna Salamońska of the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) and the European University Institute.

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