In the framework of activities of the Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography, the JRC is organising a one-day workshop on Migration Data on Thursday 10 November at JRC Ispra.
The workshop will bring together relevant Commission services and EU agencies that play a key role in collecting and analysing migration data, including FRONTEX, EASO, FRA and eu-LISA.
The aim of the workshop is to share information, identify gaps and highlight the areas which can benefit the most from this joint effort.
Following on from the success of Science meets parliaments in 2015, the JRC will organise the 2016 edition on 8 November 2016 in Brussels.
The event will bring together Members of the European Parliament (MEP) and scientists in a series of bilateral meetings, as well as the now established Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme.
The GEO-XIII Plenary and Exhibition will take St. Petersburg, Russian Federation from 7 to 10 November 2016.
JRC scientist Max Craglia will attend the Plenary Session. On 8 November, he will represent the European Commission at 4th Programme Board meeting, and on 9 November he will co-chair the side event on Citizen GEOSS.
As the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the JRC regularly provides scientific and technical advice for the development and implementation of EU policy in a range of thematic areas central to international climate negotiations. In this capacity the JRC also advises the EU's delegation to Marrakech, Morocco.
Together with the Committee of the Regions, the JRC is organising a conference to examine the challenges of evidence informed policy-making at regional level.
It will bring together representative of EU regional authorities and scientists to exchange views on evidence-informed decision-making process at regional level.