The European Integration Forum – the dialogue platform on integration of immigrants – met for the eleventh time on 3 April 2014 in the EESC premises. The theme of this meeting was linked to the Common Basic Principles for Immigrant Integration Policy in the EU.
The European Integration Forum – the dialogue platform on integration of immigrants – met for the eighth time on 16-17 October 2012 in the EESC premises. The main theme of this meeting was: 'The Contribution of migrants to economic growth in the EU'. This theme was introduced by Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Koos Richelle, Director General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in the European Commission and Michael Cashman, Member of the European Parliament. Representatives of European social partners and other organisations discussed the role of migrants in the labour market and their entrepreneurial potential.