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ELIAMEP: Would you say that the Pakistani community in Athens is blossoming in its own social space? H.E. Mr. Kazmi: Pakistani migrants came to Greece in the 1970s. They have been staying here and doing well. The majority of them are working in the construction industry, in farms and in the service sectors. Many of… » read more

It’s been a week since the Calais incident, so what happens now and at what level? The emotional, social, and political aftershocks from France’s raid and closure of the Calais migrant camp would have probably stayed in the headlines and fed the political commentary machinery for some time, had they not been swept aside by… » read more

Yourspace asked MEPs Gary Titley and Emine Bozkurt – chair and deputy chair of the PES Network for Diversity and Integration – about migration. Check out our video interviews and tell us what you think. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/7GZnQoGNYhc” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/fGGpq36NUcw” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by pesmanifesto

The most famous Slovaks

The Foreigner’s Guide to Living in Slovakia blog tries to enumerate the most famous Slovaks around the world. Most of them are emigrants from the former Czechoslovakia and earned their world fame abroad. According to the subjective and interesting blog post, the most famous Slovaks today who were born and raised in Slovakia are Peter… » read more

On the one hand, the EMI approves the fact that Art. 79 TFEU establishes the regulation of immigration policy in terms comparable to the Draft Constitution. However, when mention is made of the right of each Member State to establish “volumes of admission”, the article does not dare to speak about a common policy with… » read more

Common Migration Policy

Next to the international status of refugees where the international conventions have to be respected, there should be a common European immigration policy. A European Blue Card should be introduced for economic immigrants, which would be valid for the whole EU/EEA area. The yearly quota and profiles should be fixed in function of […] Original… » read more

Immigration is currently one of the largest challenges facing European societies. This has been declared the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue, and one of its objectives is the promotion of interaction between Europeans and different cultures, languages, ethnic groups and religions on the continent and elsewhere. Erasmus has proved to be one of the most… » read more

ENAR has issued a Memorandum putting forward a seven-point call for action for the Slovenian Presidency to act upon when implementing its priorities in the fields of anti-discrimination and anti-racism. It calls on the Presidency to put the fight against racism at the heart of its commitments. ENAR in particular believes that the following actions… » read more

EU Member States should permit EU Delegations to deliver visa for non EU citizens participating in projects financed by the European Union and which requires the necessity to travel to Europe. This post was submitted by Charles Kleinermann. Original post by Charles Kleinermann

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