13th International Symposium LIVE

Tackling the Root Causes of the Migration Challenge in a Diverging Europe

The Institute of International Relations in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Prague would like to cordially invite you to a conference on “Tackling the Root Causes of the Migration Challenge in a Diverging Europe” on 1 November 2016 in the Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague 1.

1. 11. 2016 (14:30)

Tento obsah není aktuální Mirror Hall, Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague 1

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Programme:

14:00 – 14:30 Registration

14:30 – 14:35 Welcome Words: Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Deputy Director for Research, Institute of International Relations, Prague

14:35 – 16:00 Migration Challenge and its Implications for the EU

  • Vít Beneš, Senior Researcher, Institute of International Relations, Prague
  • Jakub Eberle, Researcher, Institute of International Relations, Prague
  • Zora Hesová, Research Fellow, Association for International Affairs, Prague
  • Moderator: Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Deputy Director for Research, Institute of International Relations, Prague

16:30 – 18:00 How the EU is Implicated in the Migration Challenge: From Problems to Solutions

  • Roderick Parkes, Senior Analyst, European Union Institute for Security Studies
  • Christian Kvorning Lassen, Research Fellow, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
  • Daniela Lenčéš Chalániová, Dean of the School of International Relations and Diplomacy, Anglo-American University; Associate Research Fellow, Institute of International Relations Prague
  • Moderator: Jakub Eberle, Researcher, Institute of International Relations, Prague

The full programme of the conference is available here.

The report from the event is available here.


We have also the honor to invite to a small poster exhibition "Migration to Europe: Can it Work for Development?" that is a part of the Conference. You may find the chosen posters at the entrance hall of the Czernin Palace of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

The art project was intended for art universities' students in the European Union and beyond, who are able - using a piece of artwork, a poster - to join in a far-reaching debate on immigration from the developing world, its cultural and social values, its barriers and its future. In preparing these posters, students had to consider challenging questions of migration, emigration, and immigration. Students used their creative expression in response to the following questions: Does the migration of people from other parts of the world benefit Europe? Can migration be of significant benefits for both Europe and developing countries? Is Europe an open society or does xenophobia prevail? Do barriers exist between Europe and the rest of the world? Will breaking down barriers help resolve global challenges? How do people from other continents perceive Europe?

The catalogue is available here.

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