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Demand-side measures against trafficking – DemandAT Final Conference

10 May 2017, Brussels

The final DemandAT conference brings together researchers from the project consortium, NGOs, policy makers, representatives of international organisations and academics. The conference will critically examine the potential and the limits of demand-side approaches.

There will be three thematic panels focusing on:

Panel I: Conceptual and theoretical questions

Panel II: Demand in the context of trafficking for labour exploitation, and,

Panel III: Addressing demand using criminal sanctions and complementary or alternative strategies

A concluding panel will summarise conclusions for future anti-trafficking policies.

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EURINT 2017 European Union at cross-roads: building resilience in time of changes

19-20 May 2017, Iasi, Romania

Today’s European Union (EU) is being confronted with both economic and political challenges.

The economic challenges are associated with the post-crisis recovery, while the political challenges stem from the rise of nationalism which has recently hit the EU.

Against this background, the Centre for European Studies within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, is organizing the sixth edition of EURINT, which will focus on the resilience capacity of the EU to react to these challenges.

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MIND SETS project Final Conference, Brussels, 22 and 23 May

22-23 May 2017, Bouche à Oreille Conference Centre - 11, Rue Félix Hap, B-1040 Bruxelles

Come to the final conference of the Horizon 2020 project MIND-SETS, organised together with the Horizon2020 project Mobility4EU: "Towards user-centric transport in Europe. Challenges, solutions and collaborations". The event will look at how to create more user-centric mobility in Europe.

The conference will bring together experts on mobility innovation across all modes to discuss the new challenges and needs for transport in Europe. Keynote speakers will provide the impetus for a discussion with a selection of on-going European projects that are looking into future transport and mobility needs and solutions in Europe.

The event will be held on 22 and 23 May in Brussels at Bouche à Oreille.

Click to see the agenda or get more details about sessions, venue and registration. Admission to the event is free but registration is required and places are limited.

Early birds registration is highly recommended.

What are you waiting for? Do not hesitate and register: you are just one click away!

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The future of EU citizenship

26-28 April 2017, Brussels

Could the citizenship rights enjoyed by EU citizens be under threat?

Are Europeans fully aware of their citizenship rights - and using them to full effect?

In the 21st Century, what does it really mean to be a Citizen of the EU?

It’s twenty years since the Maastricht Treaty introduced the idea of EU citizenship – but that citizenship is now under pressure as never before.

A 4-year major research project - bEUcitizen - All Rights Reserved? Barriers towards EUropean CITIZENship – has explored these challenges and can now reveal how best to respond to them.

The project’s final conference will be held at the Residence Palace, 175 rue de la Loi, 1048 Brussels on 26-28th April 2017.

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Mobility and Inclusion in Multilingual Europe (MIME) – A preview of research results

27 April 2017, Brussels

The MIME project answers the Commission's request for analysis and practical orientations
regarding the handling of individual and societal multilingualism in a time of change. The
project presents several notable features. In particular, it is focused on the public policy
aspects of multilingualism, and aims to provide useful conceptual tools, helping decision
makers to weigh the pros and cons of various strategies for handling the multilingual
challenge in a variety of contexts. It is also deeply interdisciplinary and combines the inputs
of no less than ten different disciplines.


This event is primarily destined for people whose work in politics, policy or administration
leads them to ponder the advantages and drawbacks of alternative language policy choices.
We are, in particular, interested in feedback that will help us to efficiently fine-tune, for the
benefit of users, communication about research-backed language policy tools in order to
make them as accessible and useful as possible.

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EqUIP Showcasing Event: Research with Impact

24 April 2017, Brussels, Belgium

This showcasing event will bring together high level policy and research stakeholders to discuss the potential impact of collaboration between Europe and India in the Social Sciences and Humanities for research and policy innovation to address global societal challenges.

The EU-India Platform for Social Science and Humanities (EqUIP – funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement 613236) brings together 16 social science and humanities funding and support organisations in Europe and India in order to develop a stronger strategic partnership for multi-lateral research collaboration.

The platform has developed a Europe-India strategic research agenda around societal challenges of common European and Indian concern developed through a series of events exploring broad themes around:

  • Inequalities, growth and place/space
  • Digital archives and databases as a source of mutual knowledge
  • Sustainable prosperity, well-being and innovation
  • Social transformations, cultural expressions, cross-cultural connections and dialogue - Power structures, conflict resolution and social justice.

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