12/03/2008–21/03/2008, London, Great Britain
Traveling Festival in London
European and African leaders will meet at a summit in Lisbon in early December for the first time in seven years. Will their differences of opinion prevail or will the two continents manage to find common ground?
The European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) have a lot of problems to sort out with each other, which is why they are meeting on 8 and 9 December at an EU-Africa summit in Lisbon. This is the first summit between Africa and the EU since the year 2000.
03/12/2007–04/12/2007, Dubrovnik, Croatia
European Council on Refugees and Exiles in collaboration with partner NGOs from Croatia, Serbia, BIH and FYROM is pleased to invite you to a regional conference entitled Sustainable return, asylum systems and border management in the Western Balkans. The Conference is the final event of ECRE’s South East European project funded by the European Commission’s CARDS programme and the Dutch Council for Refugees.
18/11/2007–25/11/2007, Budapest, Hungary
European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary
More information see: http://www.eycb.coe.int/
14/11/2007–23/11/2007, Berlin, Germany
More than 35 international Film and Video Programmes show human rights violations and examples how to fight for human rights
See program in PDF on:
10/11/2007–18/11/2007, Budapest, Hungary
Developing the competence of multipliers to work on human rights education with children with a specific focus on using Compasito in non formal and formal educational contexts.
European Youth Centre Budapest
Deadline for applications: 27/09/2007
16/10/2007–11/01/2008, Paris, France
Reconstruire la nation. Les réfugiés arméniens au Proche-Orient et en France. 1917-1945
16/10/2007–20/11/2007, Paris, France
Histoires de papiers, parcours de migrants
Foto exhibition about immigration in Paris
08/10/2007–09/10/2007, Porto, Portugal
The launch of the annual EU Anti-Trafficking Day is another important step in the European Commission's long-standing commitment on preventing and fighting trafficking in human beings. The Anti-Trafficking Day aims at raising awareness about the phenomena that is in practice a gross violation of human rights. The expected participation of some 150 delegates from EU Member States, non-governmental organisations, inter-governmental bodies and individual experts will bring the field experience and national practices into the discussion. The meeting to launch the annual Anti-Trafficking Day follows the conference on the gender aspect of human trafficking organised by the Portuguese Presidency, in Porto on 8-9 October 2007.
26/09/2007–30/09/2007, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina
Organized by Tobias Buetow, Michaela Christ, Christian Gudehus, Veronika Springmann in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Sarajevo
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Sarajevo
Hans Boeckler Stiftung
20/09/2007–04/10/2007, Prague, Czech Republic
The touring exhibition “Work Is Elsewhere“ will open at the Market Place of Bruneck. The exhibition has been to Prague, Ostrava, Leipzig and Berlin before. Sixteen personal stories document the working life of young and old Europeans and give an insight into the different realities of mobile people. Thus, the exhibition contributes to the public and critical debate on labour mobility.
Realization: Multicultural Centre Prague, Rejs e.V. (Berlin), the Prague School for Film and Television (FAMU), Ostrava University, EURES Czech Republic and the Counselling Centre for Citizenship, Civil and Human Rights.
Supported by the European Commission.
Distance learning course offered by DARE member HREA
07/09/2007–30/06/2007, Brussels, Belgium
The Odysseus has decided - after five years of successful experience with a summer school - to create a one year certificate in European Law on Immigration and Asylum. The aim of this new programme is to provide its participants with an indepth understanding of the legal rules on immigration and asylum adopted by the European Union.
07/09/2007 - 30/06/2008 at the Université Libre de Bruxelles
This prize is awarded to a project or organization deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to European social integration in the field of intercultural education, and which has demonstrated determination and creativity.
Through a call for nominations the Evens Foundation invites applications from candidates.
The working paper series is designed to communicate work in progress and to disseminate key findings in areas related to the core research themes of COMPAS.
COMPAS: the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society
Series Editor – Ali Rogers
The EU is strengthening its external borders. In order to secure the expanded Schengen area, new modern border installations are planned for the EU’s eastern boundary, while the EU border protection agency Frontex is operating at Europe’s southern limits. How does this external border change Europe?
The current project 'The enlarged EU and the Ukraine: EU migration policy towards the new Eastern neighbour Ukraine' is conducted in a cooperation of the Osteuropa-Institut München and the efms Bamberg. Further information you find on the web pages of the OEI:
First results are published in a working paper of the Osteuropa-Institut München:
Barbara Dietz: Migration policy challenges at the new Eastern borders of the enlarged European Union: The Ukrainian case. Working papers Nr. 267, July 2007.
It can be downloaded at:
The quarterly Newsletter of the Serbian Refugee Council was established in September 2006. The focus is on the research and studying of the forced migration phenomena in Serbia.
HREA and Amnesty International-USA published a manual on human rights and service learning. Service learning is a method whereby learners learn and develop through active participation in a service that is conducted in their communities. Usually it is coordinated with an elementary school, secondary school, institution of higher education, or community service programme and the community. Service learning fosters civic responsibility and is integrated into and enhances the academic curriculum of the learners.
Deadline for Submission: 01/12/2007
The Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Richts of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE/ODIHR), the Council of Europe, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) jointly invite organisations and Institutions from the OSCE area (Europe, Central Asia, North America) to submit examples of good practice for a compendium that is being compiled in order to further efforts in the area of human rights education and education of mutual respect and understanding. Submissions are being accepted for the primary and secondary level schooling sectors, including teacher training institutions.
This quartely newsletter is dedicated to the views and voices of refugees living in Turkey.
It can be ordered:
Helsinki Citizens' Assembly
Refugee Advocacy and Support Program
Asmalt Mescit Mah.
18/2 Sehbender Sk.
Following the accession to the EU of Bulgaria and Romania the gypsies or Roma have become Europe's largest ethnic minority. An estimated eight to ten million Roma live here – most of them in Eastern Europe. While on paper they enjoy the same rights as other citizens, their social and political situation remains precarious.
The 10th One World Human Rights International Documentary Film Festival will take place in Prague, Czech Republic.
Submission deadline has been extended till 30th November 2007:
Millions of people from Eastern Europe have made their way to Western Europe hoping to find better working conditions. What effects has this migration had for the countries of Eastern Europe, and what have been the economic consequences and the impact on everyday life in Western Europe?
History of migration between Canada and Germany
Guida alla cittá multiculturale (multicultural city guide):
by Jan Niessen, Thomas Huddleston and Laura Citron, in cooperation with Andrew Geddes and Dirk Jacobs
MIPEX is a unique tool which measures policies to integrate migrants in 25 EU Member States and three non-EU countries. It uses over 140 policy indicators to create a rich, multi-dimensional picture of migrants' opportunities to participate in European societies.
Find out more on: http://www.integrationindex.eu/