Association of European Studies

The international conference “Migration problems in Europe and ways to solve them”

The international conference “Migration problems in Europe and ways to solve them”

1 June 2019

On May 30 - June 1, 2019 a representative delegation of researchers of the Institute of Europe headed by it's director and corresponding member of the RAS A. Gromyko took part in the international conference “Migration problems in Europe and ways to solve them”, which was organized in Kaliningrad on the basis of the Baltic Federal University.

The conference was organized with The Baltic Federal University, the Institute of Europe RAS, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Institute of Lingvo-Civilizational and Migration Processes under the Russian World Foundation and the AES with the support of Jean Monnet Program Erasmus +.

The conference was opened by A. Zayachkovsky - the Director of the Law Institute of the Baltic Federal University. A welcome adress was also made by V. Cochin - Executive Director of the Russian World Foundation, A. Gromyko - Director of the Institute of Europe RAS, President of the AES, Chairman of the Expert Council of the ILMP under the Russian World Foundation, V. Zorin - First Deputy of the Chairman of the Council of the Assembly of Peoples of the Russian Federation, member of the Expert Council of the ILMP uder the Russian World Foundation and Lisa Gyurt - the Project Assistant of Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

On the first working day of the conference, two sessions and two round tables were held. During the first session devoted to the consequences of the migration crisis in the EU partcipants regarded such issues as migration crisis in the context of EU transformation, the growth of right-wing radicalism and it's impact on the results of the European Parliament elections, the interrelation of migration and security issues, the reform of the Dublin system, the rules of settlement and movement asylum seekers, the external dimension of the EU migration policy: the definition of “incentives” for cooperation with third countries, the role and place of the EU in the global migration management. The second day of the conference was held at the Schloss-Yantarny Hotel. The main issues were the new Concept of the state migration policy of Russia: perspectives and contradictions; Russian immigration policy in the context of Eurasian integration; features of attracting highly qualified foreign specialists to Russia; management of a multicultural society: the experience of Russia; migration management: common challenges for the EU and Russia.




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