Holistic strategies and harmonisation of action plans for integration could be the way to go, EESC members explain. EU Member States deal with integration policies in widely different ways, based on their specific circumstances and migration histories. Yet the specific needs of women and children striving to overcome discrimination or obstacles to their integration are not always fully taken into consideration. However, the EESC put forward ways to address these shortcomings in an opinion presented at the October plenary session.
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We are awaiting the New Pact on Migration and Asylum with great hope but also concern, the EESC tells Commissioner Schinas.
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 Health Programme and the new Security Union Strategy.
On 22 June the ‘Diversity Europe Group’ of the EESC organised a conference entitled ‘Civil Society Organisations Helping Refugees and Migrants in Europe’. The event took place in a hybrid format with some Members and speakers participating in person, whilst others connected remotely.
Up to three times as many people are being displaced annually due to natural disasters as to armed conflicts or other forms of violence, and much of what is now international migration started out as weather-related internal displacement.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) said it regretted the fact that not all Member States of the European Union had approved the Global Compact for Migration, which, in its view, presented an excellent opportunity to make progress on establishing a single EU voice on migration at global level.
Hearing at the EESC displayed a range of civil society and public initiatives fostering migrant inclusion.
Bei einer Anhörung im Europäischen Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss (EWSA) am 2. Mai 2019 erörterten Interessenträger die Umsetzung des globalen Migrationspakts der Vereinten Nationen.
The EMF points to the power of the grassroots level for making a difference in the successful management of migration and highlights the pressing need to include migrants' views when developing integration policies
Building a sense of home was the central theme of the annual conference on Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion (SI4RI), hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels last week
Am 12. Dezember 2018 verabschiedete der Europäische Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss (EWSA) eine Initiativstellungnahme zu den Kosten eines Verzichts auf Einwanderung und Integration. Darin werden die gesellschaftlichen Auswirkungen von Einwanderung und Integration von Migranten in der EU unter praktischen Aspekten beleuchtet.