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Summer School on Forced Migration and Asylum: a Multidisciplinary Approach 3-8 July 2017 – BOLOGNA (IT)

Why take part? The Summer School, organised by two organisations active on the frontline of reception and integration of asylum seekers and supported by several public and private partners working in the field, will investigate a broad range of fundamental issues associated with the current phenomenon of forced migration adopting a methodological approach that is […]

Can we really “help them in their Countries”?

As we have seen in previous articles, cooperation with third countries is a significant element on the European agenda on migration. Well before the peak of arrivals in Europe in 2014 and 2015, the EU Institutions had engaged in a dialogue with ACP Countries (Africa-Caribbean-Pacific) within the scope of the EU Global Approach to Migration […]

The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants and the New York Declaration: well-meaning intentions but what else?

  On Monday 19th September, world leaders convened in New York to attend a United Nations General Assembly, which specifically addressed large movements of refugees and migrants worldwide. The Summit for Refugees and Migrants was opened with the adoption of a declaration concerning migration and asylum that will be historically known as the New York […]

Summer School on Forced Migration and Asylum:
a Multidisciplinary Approach.
11-16 July 2016 BOLOGNA (IT)

Why participate? The Summer School, which received the support of several partners involved in the field of asylum and integration, will form a deep analysis of some fundamental issues associated with the current forced migration phenomenon paying specific attention to the importance of a methodological approach directed towards praxis. Geopolitics of forced migration, European policies […]

“Welcoming is not simple”: experts discuss the reception and inclusion of asylum seekers in Brussels

On February 10th 2016 the representative of the Emilia-Romagna Region hosted a public assembly, organized by the Italian social cooperative Lai-momo and the online platform Asylum Corner, which saw a panel of experts discuss the challenges of reception and inclusion of asylum seekers throughout Europe. As the title implies “Welcoming is not simple. The challenge […]

The confiscation of assets from asylum seekers in Denmark: Only a symbolic tip of the iceberg

On Tuesday January 26th the Danish Parliament passed a bill which aims to alter the whole Danish asylum system. The reform has sparked great criticism in Europe and the United States because it includes a provision which allows the Danish State to confiscate assets from the asylum seekers hosted in the country as a payment […]

“On the migration issue, Member States are hiding behind each other’s back”. An interview with Malin Björk

  Malin Björk has been a Swedish Member of the European Parliament since 2014. She belongs to the European United Left/Nordic Green Left parliamentary group and is a very active member of the Civil Liberty, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) in Parliament. A few months ago she featured in many newspaper articles for successfully […]

“Securitization is not the answer, it’s largely part of the problem.” A chat with Pamela DeLargy, Special Advisor on migration at the UN

Pamela DeLargy is currently the Special Advisor for the UN Special Representative on Migration, Peter Sutherland, and has previously worked as Representative for the UN Population Fund in Sudan. Asylum Corner met her to discuss the general situation of migration in Europe and the latest developments of the EU migration policy. Asylum Corner: What is […]

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