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RIAC and Delegation of the EU to Russia Hold a Seminar on «Challenges Posed by the Refugee and Migration Crisis, and Opportunities for Cooperation between the EU and Russia»

On April 19–20 Rome hosted a seminar on challenges posed by the unprecedented refugee and migration crisis, and opportunities for cooperation between the EU and Russia to address them, organized jointly by Russian International Council, Delegation of the European Union to Russia, and Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). On April 19–20 ...


Meeting with Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Russia Jean-Noel Wetterwald

..., 2018, Jean-Noel Wetterwald, acting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Russia (UNHCR), visited Russian International Affairs Council. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting with RIAC management: international migration and refugee issue in the context of regional crisis situations, the possibility of expanding Russia's cooperation with UNHCR in sharing experience on working with internally displaced people and refugees, as well as the challenges the international ...


RIAC at OSCE and IOM Conference on the Occasion of International Migrants Day

On December 18, 2017, Vienna hosted an OSCE and IOM international conference «Perception is not Reality – Towards a New Narrative of Migration» on the occasion of International Migrants Day. On December 18, 2017, Vienna hosted an OSCE and IOM international conference «Perception is not Reality – Towards a New Narrative of Migration» on the occasion of International Migrants ...


African Union-European Union Summit: The Security – Development Nexus in a New Way

... trading partner and donor of development assistance for the continent. The joint declaration adopted at the end of the summit reflected initiatives in four strategic areas: economic opportunities for young people; ensuring peace and security; mobility and migration; cooperation in the field of good governance. It is important that the summit saw presentation of a new EU External Investment Plan (EIP). According to this initiative, the EU established the European Fund for Sustainable Development with a ...


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 ...


Proposals for Russia’s Migration Strategy through 2035

... socioeconomics, demographics and migra­tion. The unfavourable demographic trends and the declining and ageing of the pop­ulation were partially offset by an influx of temporary and permanent migrants from other post-Soviet states, but numerous errors in the migration policy led to a decrease in Russia’s migration attractiveness, turning migration into a source of social tension and an instrument of political infighting. The errors were caused, among other things, by the lack of a migration strategy and ...


Integrating Migrants in the Interests of Security and Development

... As a result, Europe has found itself split in two under pressure of incoming refugees from Africa and the Middle East. Voices advocating help for those who are fleeing war are increasingly eclipsed by popularity-seeking politicians demanding a cap on migration and auguring the onset of chaos and terror for Europe. Patrick Taran: Migration, Globalization and Economic Viability: Challenges and Opportunities for Russia & Eurasia This securitization of migration is equally a feature ...


EU Migrant Crisis: A Blast From The Past

... Union’s summit at the height of the crisis two years ago. Asylum seekers have since flooded Western Europe like Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The news about the court ruling vividly illustrates the current state of the EU and thus merits a closer analysis. Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary and Robert Fico, Prime Minister of Slovakia Firstly , we are talking about illegal migrants from Africa and the Middle East. Would-be migrants in the rest of the world (including Russia) ...


Immigration Divided the USA

... his predecessor, Barack Obama, did. He has already issued more than 20 presidential executive orders and memorandums, and all of them are as controversial as the 45th US president is himself. Among them all the executive order “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” stands out, which literally divided America. To understand how seriously this decree has excited the public of both the United States and many other countries of the world, it is enough just to look at the statements ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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