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We Are a Humanitarian Organization. We Provide Protection and Assistance to Refugees

An interview with Anne-Elisabeth Ravetto, Acting Representative of the UNHCR in the Russian Federation On September 20­–21, the Russian International Affairs Council hosted IV International Conference “Migration and International Law” that gathered experts in the field from Russia and abroad. RIAC Website Editor Maria Smekalova discussed with Anne-Elisabeth Ravetto, Acting Representative of the UNHCR in the Russian Federation, the process of finding ...


Migration and «Vortex of Change» in Europe Discussed in Hungary

On July 3, 2018, Kőszeg (Hungary) hosted a session “At the Intersection of Migration and Populist Politics” within XXIII International Summer University (ISU) "Europe in the Vortex of Change”. On July 3, 2018, Kőszeg (Hungary) hosted a session “At the Intersection of Migration and Populist Politics” within XXIII ...


European Experts on European Experience of Integrating Migrants

... European experts Hans Dietrich Von Loeffelholz, Teresa Albano, Patrick Simon, and Tiina Salmio. In your opinion, what are the most efficient practices of integrating migrants into community? Hans Dietrich Von Loeffelholz, Chief economist, Head of Economic Migration and Integration Research, Federal Bureau for Migration and Refugees (Germany) : As I am German, I would like to draw from Germany’s successful example of integration as far as labor markets and educational system are concerned. There are certain ...


Germany Opens its Doors to Refugees, but only Syrians are Welcome

... and finger-printing of refugees in Italy and Greece by November. According to the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the number of refugees may not be a problem for the EU, which has the capacity and experience to deal with the current migration crisis. Moreover, he added that the Middle Eastern countries such as Lebanon and Jordan are embracing millions of refugees. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said that last EU summit marked a major step forward in bringing the bloc towards Italy’s ...


Young Brains Leaving Russia

Described as movement of people to foreign countries for education, advanced training and acquiring new skills, intellectual migration is becoming a huge problem for Russia. The process can be both short- and long-term, up to change of citizenship, and engulfs students, young specialists and many others willing to become more knowledgeable and practiced. Globalization helps ...


Their Narrative Is Our Heritage: In Memoriam of Holocaust Victims

Something happened there that none of us can cope with... Hannah Arendt The history of Europe has dark pages, so dark that their unearthing is viewed as being politically incorrect. Some say that the world has changed, including in discussion of the Holocaust. And this is hardly surprising because remembrance is associated with severe trauma and a desire to recover from the ordeal. Today’s European values appear to be found in much more general matters. However, this is not to say that the Holocaust...


Will the Fortress Fall?

... and strengthening the so-called green and blue border security beyond EU checkpoints (protection of the external borders of the EU). EPA / ALESSANDRO DI MEO Alexander Tevdoy-Burmuli: Dangerous Reefs: Mediterranean Challenges to the EU’s Common Immigration Policy The functions of border protection and control within the EU are carried out by national border services. Legislation on border control is adopted at the EU level, while regulations governing the protection of borders are still set by ...


Seven Steps beyond the Horizon of the Crisis

... unrecognized states, there are forces that are not interested in any dialogue and rely solely on maintained and even increased support from Moscow. But should Russian policy place a stake on these particular forces in the long run? How to build a new immigration policy and relations with the Russian Diaspora? It is easy to predict that one of the inevitable consequences of the current crisis will be a dramatic increase in the outflow of the energetic and promising professionals abroad. In reality, this ...


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