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Is World Refugee Day in 2024 merely symbolic or about real human rights?

Each year, World Refugee Day on 20 June prompts global reflection on the plight of refugees. In this op-ed published on Euronews, Luigi Achilli, Stephanie Acker, and Caitlin Procter from the Migration Policy Centre question the true political commitment to this commemorative day beyond its symbolism.

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EUI Degree Conferring Ceremony 2024

On Friday, 14 June 2024, EUI graduates gathered at the Badia Fiesolana to receive their ceremonial diplomas and celebrate this milestone achievement. Bringing together family, friends, and the EUI community, the ceremony served as an occasion to commemorate the graduates' hard work and dedication.

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Our PhD researchers do a research-intensive programme in Economics, History and Civilization, Law, and Political and Social Sciences. The Max Weber Programme for post-doctoral fellows covers all aspects of an academic career.

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The Robert Schuman Centre carries out research on the major issues facing Europe, bridging the world of academia and practice through interdisciplinary and applied research.

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The Florence School of Transnational Governance trains current and future leaders in policymaking beyond the state. The School offers a Master in Transnational Governance, executive education, fellowships and policy dialogues.

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Queer Conflict Research

Bringing together a team of international scholars, this volume provides a foundational guide to queer methodologies in the study of political violence and conflict.

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