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Topics: Migration and Integration

Migration Processes within and towards Europe
Migration processes towards Europe comprise a wide range of trends going beyond the migration of refugees from the Near East which has been dominating the EU public debate. In this context, Poland is an interesting case in point. In 2016, the country issued 17.5% of all first residence permits issued in the EC – mainly to Ukrainian nationals, 83% of whom have entered the country for work. more »
Enhancing the Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection
The Syrian crisis has created unprecedented inflow of refugees on the European continent putting the reception and integration systems of all member states under strain. South and Eastern European member states in particular appear less prepared to receive and integrate increased numbers of refugees on their territories. more »
Roma integration across the Danube: Best practices and social entrepreneurship models exchange between Romania and Bulgaria
After the collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe, Roma communities in these countries turned out to be disproportionately affected by the processes of economic and social changes that have undergone and undergo the national societies. more »
Efficiency of Public Investments in Roma Communities at a Municipal Level
Roma inclusion is of strategic importance, yet the topic continues to suffer from lack of analysed data and clearly identified results and tendencies that can form the basis of policies in this area. more »
Enhancing the Efficiency of Public Investments in Roma Communities with the Participation of Representatives of Local Authorities in Stara Zagora
Roma inclusion is a strategically important area where public investments are increasing in importance. The new programme period (2014-2020) emphasizes the role of municipal authorities in promoting comprehensive and long-term public investments for development. more »
Assessing the Integration of Vulnerable Migrant Groups
On 28 May 2015, the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) organised in Brussels a policy conference addressing problematic related to monitoring the integration of vulnerable migrants (migrant women, children and victims of trafficking). more »
Assessing Integration Measures for Vulnerable Migrant Groups (ASSESS) Project Workshop 3
On 26 and 27 February, 2015 the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) had the pleasure to host the third and last workshop along the international research aimed at monitoring the integration of three vulnerable migrant groups in ten EU Member States (migrant women, children and victims of trafficking). more »
Round Table: Countering Radicalisation and Terrorism Threats in Europe
On 8 January 2015, the Center for the Study of Democracy held a round table discussion on countering radicalisation and terrorism threats in Europe. The keynote presenter at the event was Mr. Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator. more »

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