Events

TRAFIG panel at IMISCOE Conference

TRAFIG panel at IMISCOE Conference

TRAFIG panel on responsibility sharing and solutions to protracted displacement at the 16th Annual IMISCOE Conference in Malmö (27-29 June, 2019)

A panel organised by members of the TRAFIG consortium at this year’s Annual Conference of the IMISCOE Research network in Malmö (Sweden) provided an opportunity to present the TRAFIG concept, to discuss the role of mobility in ensuring broader access to (durable) solutions and to critically examine various aspects of “active refugee admission policies”, including through resettlement and complementary pathways. The discussions of the panel specifically informed about ongoing work on the governance of displacement.

Entitled “Solidarity, responsibility sharing and alternative solutions to protracted displacement – moving beyond classica... Read more

TRAFIG Meeting in Brighton

TRAFIG Meeting in Brighton

The University of Sussex (Brighton, UK) was the chosen location for a gathering of several TRAFIG members over a couple of days (5-6 June 2019). Colleagues from across Europe, with several others from around the globe joining virtually, met to discuss the progress so far in Work Package 3, which is dedicated to analysing the governance of displacement. We heard presentations on the draft reports from Pakistan, Jordan, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Italy and Greece. We discussed in particular overarching policy trends in a cross-country comparison, and how these reports will inform our empirical work in the near future. Read more

Policy Roundtable in Brussels \ What solutions for Protracted Displacement?

Policy Roundtable in Brussels \ What solutions for Protracted Displacement?

The policy roundtable “What solutions for Protracted Displacement?” was organised on May 22, 2019 in Brussels by the International Centre for Migration and Policy Development (ICMPD) and BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion). This event provided a space for 36 participants from a variety of sectors, including EU institutions, governments, civil society organizations, think-tanks, and academia to discuss possible policy options and solutions to protracted displacement. During the event, stakeholders contributed to the discussion with their perspectives and knowledge on policy development and perspectives on how to address the needs of refugees and IDP’s in conjunction to their host communities. Read more