Migration Project Activities 2017-2019

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We are celebrating the submission of the Canada Europe Dialogue on Migration report to the European Union – It has been an amazing time to collaborate with so many scholars and projects over the period of three years. The first of our events was organized in cooperation with the BIG project in Ottawa in December 2017 and our May event this year...
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EVENT REPORT: The Challenge of cross-border migration, Victoria, May 2019

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THE CHALLENGE OF CROSS-BORDER MIGRATION: balancing security concerns and humanitarian commitments The Jean Monnet Project “Europe Dialogue on Migration: Cross-Border Mobility and the European Union Refugee Crisis” (CEDoM) was pleased to co-organize a series of public events in conjunction with the Canadian Council for Refugees’ Consultation at...
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Expert Database of the Europe Canada Dialogue on Migration CEDoM

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The Expert Database of the Europe Dialogue on Migration: Cross-Border Mobility and the European Union Refugee Crisis (CEDoM) brings together a multi-disciplinary expert group in the field of the governance of borders and migration. The core group of multidisciplinary researchers creates a vibrant nation-wide scholarly network designed to address...
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Experts Engaging with Media

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Building on a core group of multidisciplinary researchers at the University of Victoria (UVic) and other institutes across Canada a vibrant nation-wide scholarly network addressed issues related to borders, migration and refugees in a regular series of knowledge dissemination initiatives. One of them, the Media Alert Service , targeted public...
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Policy Memo: Refugee Integration: A Local Approach on Global Migration Influx

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Policy Memo by Franziska Fischer , University of Victoria
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Policy Memo: Voter Behaviour in the Election to the European Parliament

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Policy Memo by Erin Spence, University of Victoria The European Parliament (EP) is a transnational assembly that acts as the legislative branch of the European Union (EU). Each of the 28 member states contributes an allocated number of Members of the European Parliaments (MEPs) to this institution to debate legislation, check the power of the...
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Policy Memo: Is Canada Turning to a Europe-style ‘Guest Worker’ System?

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Oliver Schmidtke, University of Victoria Policy memo: Is Canada Turning to a Europe-style ‘Guest Worker’ System? Temporary Foreign Workers as a Policy Challenge Executive Summary : In Canada, the number of Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) has greatly expanded over the past decade, at some stage even outnumbering the so-called economic immigrants....
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German Chancellor Merkel ends her chancellorship in 2021

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that she will step down as a leader of her Christian-Democratic Party and not run as a candidate in 2021. This step is a reaction to some devastating losses that her party had to face in recent regional elections. Merkel's leadership has been greatly weakened by her response to the influx of refugees into...
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The Fallout of the Helsinki Summit: Undermining Transatlantic Relations?

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Oliver Schmidtke , Director of the Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria By all accounts, the meeting between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin was bizarre. While the American intelligence community unanimously came to the conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 Presidential election and indicted12 Russian...
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Labour Market Inclusion of Skilled Migrants from a Comparative Transatlantic Perspective

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New: CEDoM Panel during the International Sociological Association Congress 2019, Toronto Labour Market Inclusion of Skilled Migrants from a Comparative Transatlantic Perspective : Understanding the “Paradox” Between Labour and Humanitarian Migration The challenge of responding to refugees has become a globally pressing moral and political issue:...
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