Event


A Green Debate on Integration and Active Inclusion

Rethinking Integration of Third Country Nationals in Europe


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Programme

09:30 - 10:00  Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and Introduction

Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament

PANEL I: SETTING THE SCENE: MAINSTREAMING INTEGRATION IN THE EU POLICY FRAMEWORK ON MIGRATION

Chair: Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament

10:15 -10:25   The EU Action Plan on the integration of third country nationals: What is new?

Antoine Savary, European Commission, DG HOME, Unit B.1 Legal Migration and integration

10:25-10:35    Migration and Integration: How to ensure policy coherence and implementation?

Judit Tanczos, Legal Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group

10:35-11:00    Open discussion and interventions by participants

PANEL II: Addressing challenges and promoting promising practices of integration and active inclusion

Chair: Bodil Valero MEP, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament

11:00 -11:20   Promoting active participation and social inclusion: building welcoming societies in cooperation with civil society organisations, cities and local authorities

Thomas Jézéquel, Policy Advisor, EUROCITIES                   

Sylvia Koniecki - Andalucia Acoge (Stop Rumores Campaign)

Discussion: Addressing challenges and promoting promising practices of integration and active inclusion

11:20-12:20    Interventions by participants and discussants

Discussants will include: 

Amanda Lind, Sweden
Tara Scally, Council member, City of Utrecht
Marta Siciarek, Centrum Wsparcia Imigrantów i Imigrantek, Gdansk, Poland
Magdalena Boehm, ICMC Europe

12:20-12:30    Closing remarks

Jean Lambert MEP, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament