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  • How maps in the media make us more negative about migrants

    Whether we’re looking at The Correspondent, the world atlas or the national news, migration across the Mediterranean is depicted on maps as thick red arrows heading towards us. Far more than we realize, these arrows define how we view migration. Can that be changed?

  • War on words – what ‘globalists’ got wrong on migration

    While the number of people crossing the Channel has recently increased, it remains low and manageable compared to other countries in Europe and beyond, demonstrating how much of an overreaction this is. But relying on numbers is part of the problem we, the globalists, have created. So how did we...

  • EESC discusses migration and education with Commissioner for Promoting European Way of Life

    At its July plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted a debate with Commission Vice-President, Margaritis Schinas, who presented several upcoming initiatives falling under his portfolio of "Promoting our European Way of Life", including the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, the Skills Agenda, the EU for...

  • COVID-19: progressive cities and regions share solidarity projects

    The Group of the Party of European Socialists (PES Group) in the European Committee of the Regions aims at taking forward a progressive European vision with solidarity as well as social and territorial cohesion at its core. As Europe finds itself at the centre of the COVID-19 pandemic, locla and...

  • ERA VENUTA DA MOLTO LONTANO NOTE, APPUNTI E NUOVE TRAIETTORIE DI PRINCESA

    La pubblicazione di Princesa introduce nello scenario letterario italiano alcune questioni ignorate dalla maggior parte del mondo editoriale di quegli anni. Le sue subalternità irrompono prepotentemente nella scena pubblica, accendendo i riflettori su importanti problematiche sociali e politiche. Sebbene la sua pubblicazione sia legata alla narrativa migratoria e a quella...

  • "Eden", série lucide et humaine sur la crise migratoire

    La co-production franco-allemande d'Arte aborde en six épisodes la problématique de l'accueil des réfugiés en Europe. Une fresque contemporaine ancrée dans la réalité, actuellement diffusée sur la RTS. Sur une plage grecque, des touristes profitent de leurs vacances quand un canot pneumatique vient s’échouer. Une cinquantaine de réfugiés débarquent et...

  • Migrant key workers: time to act

    Migrants are at the forefront of the Covid-19 response worldwide: nearly 50% of agricultural workers in the US are foreign-born, as are 33% of doctors in the UK. Importantly, everyone is now talking about ‘them’, the immigrants, the heroes. (...)

  • Fewer migrants to Europe, bigger problems for Africa

    Migration from Africa to Europe is increasingly being framed as a security threat to states and societies. The result is tighter border controls and visa policies. These efforts have led to fewer African migrants reaching Europe, but have also had several unintended negative consequences. European Union (EU) policies to deter...

  • Expert voice: Migration communication and new approaches to target-group engagement

    In the context of increased polarisation of the migration topic among the public and policy sphere in Europe, communication on migration has gained importance: In order to reduce information gaps, build trust and gain acceptance for migration policies, innovative ways of engaging the public are needed. An initiative from Austria...