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Familienzusammenführungsg-Gesetzgebung in Europa

Ist sie diskriminierend für Migrantinnen?



 14.15 - 14.45


15.00 - 15.10


  • Ms. Cécile Gréboval, Secretary General of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL)
  • Mr. Ralph Genetzke, Head of Mission of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), Brussels

15:10 – 16:30

Session I: The Current Situation regarding the Implementation of the Family Reunification Directive in the EU

Chair: Ms Selmin Caliskan, EWL

  • Ms. Judith Sargentini, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • Mr. Thomas Huddleston, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group
  • Mr. Dennis de Jong, Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • Ms. Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, European People’s Party (to be confirmed)
  • Ms. Borbala Szigeti, Administrator, Immigration and Integration Unit, DG Home Affairs, European Commission



16:30 – 16.50

Coffee Break

16.50 – 18:30

Session II : Family Reunification Policies and their Consequences on Migrant Women’s Lives

Chair: Ms Selmin Caliskan, EWL

  • Mr. Bernhard Perchinig, Senior Researcher, International Centre for Migration Policy Development, Vienna
  • Ms. Nusha Yonkova, Anti-Trafficking Project Coordinator at Immigrant’s Council Ireland, European Network of Migrant Women
  • Ms. Doris Peschke, Executive Secretary Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe, Brussels
  • Ms. Eleonore Kofman, Professor of Gender, Migration and Citizenship and Co-director of the Social Policy Research Centre at Middlesex University, London


Registrations for the event must be received by 3 November and can be addressed to Markus Sperl (, including full name, date of birth, type and number of identity document, address and nationality.

English, French, Spanish and German interpretation will be provided.

The hearing is co-organised by the European Women's Lobby, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development and the European Network of Migrant Women and co-hosted by the Greens/EFA, the S&D and the GUE/NGL Groups in the European Parliament.