The Asylum and Migration Impact Lab: Changemakers from Eastern Europe come to Berlin

Michael KnollAllgemein Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

This week-end, Eastern Europe’s trailblazers in the migration field are heading to Berlin for the Asylum and Migration Impact Lab: Supporting social change in Central Eastern Europe. Organized by the European Dialogue Forum – in the framework of the Hertie-Innovationskolleg – the event brings together a group of outstanding CEE and German professionals (activists, communicators and researchers) to network, learn and exchange together on the role of civil society actors working on migration and asylum in Germany and the CEE. ... Read More

The EU Slovak presidency at its end: Exploring the Slovak position on the European migration policy

Ann Kathrin SchubertAllgemein 2 Kommentare

A guest-comment from Anna Borgström Korba The so called „migration crisis“ has uncovered a cleavage between the Eastern and the Western members states of the European Union. The four Visegrad States in particular formed a strong block against the European proposal which tried to handle the increasing number of asylum seekers in Europe through binding quotas among all EU countries. In this article, the author elaborates on the position of Slovakia, as the holder of the presidency of the European ... Read More

Social entrepreneurship in Central Eastern Europe – are we making the best of it?

Ann Kathrin SchubertAllgemein Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

A guest-comment from Alexandra Ioan, PhD Candidate at the Hertie School of Governance/ Research Assistant in the SEFORÏS Research Project Social enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe are part of an increasingly active civil society that slowly becomes aware of its potential and role in countries still undergoing development of their democratic systems. They are organizations looking to fulfill their social missions through commercial activities, such as selling products and services on the market or to governments. They are important ... Read More