Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

The KNOW RESET Final Conference will be held on July 10, 2013 in Brussels

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KNOW RESET Final Conference :
Refugee Resettlement in the EU:
Towards a Concerted and Sustainable Commitment
 
Brussels, 10th July 2013
 
Organised by the European University Institute (EUI)/Migration Policy Centre (MPC)
in partnership with the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)
 
 
The European University Institute’s (EUI) and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) are hosting a public conference entitled ‘Refugee Resettlement in the EU: Towards a Concerted and Sustainable Commitment’ within the framework of the Know Reset project (‘Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States’), on 10 July at Silken Berlaymont, in Brussels.
 
Know Reset is the first comprehensive project mapping and analysing a diversity of responses among Member States. It examines the legal and policy frameworks, as well actual practices related to refugee resettlement in the 27 EU Member States, in an effort to bring about a better understanding of resettlement and the expansion of resettlement practices in Europe. Marking the end of the project, the conference will present and discuss recent developments in refugee resettlement in the EU, with regards to the findings of the project. It will also address and try to answers the main questions:
 
·What is the current resettlement policy and practice in Europe and how can EU Members states do more and better?
 
·Do existing resettlement systems in Europe meet the needs of refugees, and what can be done to improve these systems?
 
Speakers include representatives from European Commission, the European Parliament, UNHCR, EASO, government representatives and leading NGOs in the area.
 
The full agenda has been released and is available below.
 
Please be informed that registration is required in order to gain access to the conference. Registration can be completed here.
For further information, contact: RSCAS.Conferences@EUI.eu 

Files attached to this content:

Agenda for KNOW RESET Final Conference