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Europe: First EU week dedicated to People of African Descent

Europe: First EU week dedicated to People of African Descent

14/05/2018 From 14 to 16 May 2018, the European Parliament will be hosting EU's first ever People of African Descent Week. In times when People of African Descent (PAD) are increasingly confronted with…
Czech Republic: Call for applications for research and innovation in applied social sciences

Czech Republic: Call for applications for research and innovation in applied social sciences

09/05/2018 The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic announces a call for applications on research, experimental development and innovation in applied social sciences and humanities. The thematic scope of…
Poland: Easy job access for foreigners in nearly 200 new professions

Poland: Easy job access for foreigners in nearly 200 new professions

08/05/2018 The Polish Minister for Family, Labour and Social Policy has announced that the list of professions which are not subject to the so-called labour market test will be extended to 197 new…
Denmark: New business network for refugee integration in the workplace

Denmark: New business network for refugee integration in the workplace

30/04/2018 Refugees are on average less represented in the European labour market than other groups of Third Country Nationals. To boost their participation in Denmark, the Ministry of Immigration and…
Europe: Simpler rules for beneficiaries of EU funds on the way

Europe: Simpler rules for beneficiaries of EU funds on the way

19/04/2018 The EU is simplifying the rules on how to use money allocated from the EU budget. On 19 April 2018, the Council endorsed an agreement reached with the European Parliament on the so-called…
Europe: Phase 2 of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees launched

Europe: Phase 2 of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees launched

19/04/2018 One year ago, the Council of Europe’s Education Department launched a pilot project aiming to assess refugees skills. Its Head of Department Sjur Bergan reports in an interview that the…
Europe: Create your expert profile on brand new online platform

Europe: Create your expert profile on brand new online platform

12/04/2018 The ReSoMa Platform is launching an online expert database which offers asylum, migration and integration experts the opportunity to share their robust scientific evidence, on-the-ground…
Europe: 865 476 third country nationals acquired an EU citizenship in 2016

Europe: 865 476 third country nationals acquired an EU citizenship in 2016

12/04/2018 Eurostat's latest Statistics Explained update on naturalisation reveals that in 2016, 994 800 people obtained citizenship of an EU-28 Member State. 87 % of these new citizens had previously…
UK: Incorrect immigration and asylum decisions undermine UK rule of law

UK: Incorrect immigration and asylum decisions undermine UK rule of law

12/04/2018 In response to recent government statistics showing that 50% of immigration and asylum decisions that go to appeal in England and Wales are overturned, the Law Society of England and Wales has…
Croatia: Sol, a new refugee integration centre in Zagreb

Croatia: Sol, a new refugee integration centre in Zagreb

05/04/2018 There is no official Integration Programme in Croatia. To fill this gap, several non-profit organisations provide integration service to various groups of third country nationals. In this…