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Migration Working Group

Migration Governance and Policies

Convenors: Anna Triandafyllidou and Andrew Geddes | European University Institute

27 November 2018

14:00 - 17:30 | Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia, Via Giovanni Boccaccio 121 - Florence


  Chair: Andrew Geddes | European University Institute
14:00 - 15:30

- New Estimates of the Unauthorized Migration in the USA
Jeffrey Passel | Pew Research Center

- Who Liberalizes Highly-Skilled Migration and When?
Melanie Kolbe | Graduate Institute

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 17:30

- Global but not Regional? The Role of African Regional Migration Regimes in the International Governance Architecture
Eva Dick | German Development Institute and Benjamin Schraven | German Development Institute

- The Policies for the Freedom of Movement of Persons in MERCOSUR. Any Influence from the EU?
Leiza Brumat | European University Institute

- Strategic Migration Management of Receiving, Transit and Sending States – Domestic Coalitions, State Preferences and Bilateralism
Tijana Lujic | Heidelberg University

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Andrew Geddes

Anna Triandafyllidou


Villa Schifanoia


Last Tuesday of each month, from 14:00 till 16:00 hours. Coffee/tea break offered at 16:00


Valentina Bettin
Email  [email protected]
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 807 


Former directors:

Rainer Bauböck (2008-2012)
Jean-Pierre Cassarino (2006-2008) 
Virginie Guiraudon (2005-2006)
Philippe Fargues (2004-2005)
Franck Düvell (2002-2004) 

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