Project Results & Deliverables

Social inclusion is a process which affords citizens the necessary opportunities and resources to fully participate in economic, cultural, and social life. Tension on the migrants’ question is still growing in Europe. Without any doubt, the phenomenon of migration can no longer be considered an emergency; it’s a chronic situation that without a strong coherent and persistent eastern policy, it continues to affect European boundaries policy, social inclusion, labour policy, welfare systems, access to school and university, healthcare policies

Project Milestones

2018, Semester I

EVENT 1: Int. Conference, from May 21st to May 23rd 2018

  • International Conference: How Europe can create good practices of migrant’s inclusion

May 21st-23rd, 2018
The first international academic conference took place in Syracuse on May 2018, starting on the 21st and ending on the 23rd, with the title “Academic conference on Human Mobility”. The conference focused on human mobility and migrants’ contribution to society and it was dedicated to the memory of Peter Sutherland, former UN Special Representative for Migration. More than 40 people among academics, politicians, European institutions’ representatives were present.

Attachments:

PROGRAMME_International Conference_May 21-23 2018

PRESENTATIONS

  • The architecture of international funding agreements between the EU and countries in the Middle East and North Africa region: An analysis of different “package deals” in the context of the Syrian refugee crisis [Download PDF] – Rawya Khodor, American Universities of Beirut
  • Comparison of Asylum Policies across Germany, France and Italy [Download PDF] – Costanza Hermanin, Special Adviser to Italy’s Under-Secretary of State for Justice
  • (The Struggle for) Refugee Integration into the Labour Market: Evidence from Europe [Download PDF] – Tommaso Frattini, University of Milan
  • The Impact of Immigration on the Fertility Behavior of Natives: Evidence from Syrians in Turkey [Download PDF] – Cevat Aksoy, EBRD
    Honein Gladys, American University of Beirut [Download PDF]

EVENT 5: seminar on Africa, May 21st 2018

  • Seminar on Africa: Focus on Libya

May 21st 2018
On May 21st 2018 it took place a Seminar on Africa titled “Focus on Libya” where the Deputy Prefect of Siracusa Filippo Romano, UNHCR’s Chief of Mission to Libya Roberto Mignone, Ambassador of Italy to Lybia Roberto Perrone and IOM’s Chief of Mission to Lybia, Othman Belbeisi presented the latest highlights on the Libyan situation with the purpose to inform civil society on what is happening on the other side of Mediterranean Sea.

Attachments:

PROGRAMME_Focus on Lybia_May 21 2018

PRESENTATIONS

EVENT 3: meeting politicians, May 23rd 2018

  • Dialogue on Europe with Mario Monti and Sylvie Goulard

May 23rd 2018
On May 23rd 2018 it took place a Citizens’ Dialogue on Europe with Mario Monti, Senator of the Italian Republic and Sylvie Goulard, French essayist and politician where Siracusa citizens debated with the speakers on the most topical issues of the economic and social policy of Europe.

Attachments:

2018, Semester II

TEACHING 1: lecture for PhD, December 13th, 2018

  • “Lecture for PhD”: Immigration and the Host Country: Economic Impacts and Integration

December 13th 2018, Università di Messina
11 PhD students of the Economics Management and Statistics department of the University of Messina attended the lecture of Professor Tommaso Frattini on “Immigration and the Host Country: Economic Impacts and Integration”.

DELIVERABLE M1:

2019, Semester I

EVENT 6: seminar on Africa, February 16th 2019

Seminar on Africa: Focus Africa
February 16th, Ortygia Business School
The Center for Migrations of the Ortygia Business School Foundation continues with information and training activities aimed to inform civil society, professionals, political and institutional representatives who daily face the broad issue of migration. On February 16th we will host notable journalists and professionals to speak about geopolitical complexity, political processes and cultural changes in Nigeria, Eritrea and Tunisia and the main causes of migration flows such as conflict, poverty, unemployment, nutrition and food security, climate change.

Attachments:

  • PROGRAMME Focus Africa [PDF]
  • Focus Africa: Nigeria, Eritrea and Tunisia [Download PDF]

Presentations:

  • Processi Politici e Mutamenti Culturali in Tunisia: Complessità [Download PDF]
    Dr Adel Chehida – Presidente Associazione Tunisini in Italia

EVENT 7: seminar on Africa, February 16th 2019

Seminar on Africa: Why to Migrate?
February 16th, Ortygia Business School
The Center for Migrations of the Ortygia Business School Foundation continues with information and training activities aimed to inform civil society, professionals, political and institutional representatives who daily face the broad issue of migration. On February 16th we will host notable journalists and professionals to speak about the main causes of migration flows such as conflict, poverty, unemployment, nutrition and food security, climate change.

Attachments:

  • PROGRAMME Why to Migrate? [PDF]

Conference: Focus on Africa & Why to migrate?

Presentations:

  • Perché Migrare? Un focus sullprincipali cause dei flussi migratori: conflitti, povertà, disoccupazione, nutrizione e sicurezza alimentare, cambiamenti climatici [Download PDFSilvia Migali – Joint Research Center, European Commission 
  • In Africa e dall’Africa: Perché Migrare? [Download PDFLaura Bartolini – OIM, Ufficio di Coordinamento per il Mediterraneo
  • La comunicazione e l’accompagnamento al lavoro nell’accoglienza dei richiedenti asilo: un’esperienza a Bologna? [Download PDFSandra Federici – Direttrice Rivista Africa e Mediterraneo

 TEACHING 2: lecture for PhD, May 29th, 2019

  • “Lecture for PhD”: Immigration and the Host Country: Economic Impacts and Integration

June 2018, Università di Catania
19 students of the University of Catania attended a lecture on Migrants inclusion practices. The objectives were to present a wide range of academic’s theories and practical experiences of managing the integration of incoming migrants and refugees (extra-EU) and to provide a framework for their inclusion. This covered: housing, integration, provision of public services, social inclusion, education and labour market measures.

EVENT 2: Int. Conference, Migration and Development – from June 23rd to June 24th 2019

The Conference focuses on the link between migration and development. Several international studies confirm that migration enhances the development of origin and destination countries. However, the potential of migration is not yet fully exploited. While migration can be a powerful poverty reduction tool and contribute to the achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals, the specific risks and vulnerabilities of migrants are often overlooked. This coupled with a weak implementation of support programmes and major data gaps calls for renewed research efforts and policy action. The Conference addressed these and several other key questions including do policy makers sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas? How to better integrate migration into development strategies? Is it necessary to improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation?

Attachments:

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Effects of Emigration on Rural Labor Markets [Download PDF]- Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University
  • Immigration and Inequality: New Macroeconomic Evidence [Download PDF] – Francesco Furlanetto, Norges Bank
  • How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico [Download PDF] – Zsóka Kóczán, EBRD
  • In Quest of a Better Life: International Labour Migration and the Many Forms of Poverty [Download PDF] – Ricardo Nogales, University of Oxford
  • Cooperation in a Fragmented Society: Experimental Evidence on Syrian Refugees and Natives in Lebanon [Download PDF] Bilal Malaeb, LSE
  • Immigration and work-related injuries – Evidence from Italian administrative data [Download PDF] – Caterina Alacevich, Pompeu Fabra University
  • L’esperienza di CESVI-BUZZI UNICEM [Download PDF]- Anna Catinoto

EVENT 4: meeting politicians – June 24th 2019

  • Meeting Politicians: Citizens’ Dialogue on Europe

Attachments:

  • PROGRAMME_Citizens Dialogue on Europe_ 8 [PDF]
  • REPORT_Citizens Dialogue on Europe [Download PDF]

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