EMN Estonia Conference: Citizenship and Migration – Today and Tomorrow
On 27 October 2020 EMN Estonia will host a conference: Citizenship and Migration – Today and Tomorrow, which will discuss the citizenship policies of EU Member States. In addition, recent migration trends in Estonia and across Europe will be addressed.
Over the last five years EU Member States have made various changes to their citizenship policies which, depending on the state, have resulted in either easier or more restricted access to citizenship.
- The first part of the conference will involve discussion of citizenship policies, recent changes and possible future developments. The findings of a recent EMN EU-wide study, Pathways to citizenship for third-country nationals in the EU will be presented, followed by presentations on citizenship policies and practices in Finland and Ireland. Additionally, a representative of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute will give an overview of the situation for the EU and UK citizens post-Brexit.
- The second session will focus on changes to Estonian citizenship policies during the last couple of years and the future of Estonian citizenship. These developments will be analysed from the perspective of a researcher, policymaker and a practitioner.
- In the last part of the conference the newly published Annual report on migration and citizenship will be presented, highlighting the most interesting statistical and policy trends in Estonia and elsewhere in Europe and giving an overview of the New Pact on Migration and Asylum.
The official languages of the conference are Estonian and English. The conference will be held at the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences (room 108, Kase 61, Tallinn) and online (the link to the event will be shared with registered participants before the event).
More information on the conference and registration is available here. Online registration for the event will close on 23 October 2020.
Read EMN Estonia's 2019 Annual report on migration and citizenship here.