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Initiative for Children in Migration

This project led by Missing Children Europe together with PICUM, Terre des Hommes, ECRE, Child Circle, EPCAT, Eurochild and SOS Children’s Villages will align migration/asylum and child protection advocacy actors from European and national levels around shared policy recommendations and advocacy … Continue reading

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February 2017 EPIM Policy Update now available

The February 2017 Edition of the Policy Update, prepared for organisations interested in European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration, is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular … Continue reading

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December 2016 EPIM Policy Update now available

The December 2016 edition of the Policy Update, prepared for organisations interested in European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration, is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular … Continue reading

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October 2016 EPIM Policy Update now available

The October 2016 edition of the Policy Update, prepared for civil society organisations interested in European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration, is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce … Continue reading

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EPIM Call for Proposals on long-term prospects and protection of children and youth on the move in Europe

One in three new arrivals using the Central and Eastern Mediterranean migration routes are children, many of whom are traveling alone, unaccompanied or separated from their families. Regardless of their status, accompanied by family or not, investing now in the … Continue reading

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March 2016 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The March 2016 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. As EPIM … Continue reading

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December 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The December 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses have the … Continue reading

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EPIM toolkit on drafting successful applications for EU funding

The EU funding toolkit consists of material provided and gathered from the fifth capacity building workshop for EPIM III grantees conducted earlier this year. The workshop “Drafting successful applications for EU funding: training on project and budget design”, led by the trainers … Continue reading

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October 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The October 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed … Continue reading

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EPIM recruits a Programme Director

European Foundations looking to recruit Programme Director to lead a Collaborative Programme on migration and integration in Europe, and to help develop and implement its next stage of institutional and substantive growth. When the current phase of the European Programme … Continue reading

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PICUM releases position paper on EU Return Directive

Following the unprecedented loss of an estimated 1,600 migrant lives in the Mediterranean in the first months of this year, heads of EU governments adopted a statement on 23 April 2015 which focuses on increased securitisation of the external borders … Continue reading

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April 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The April 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed … Continue reading

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ENoMW seminar on migrant women and precarious work

On 3 December, the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW) organised a lunch seminar on “Precarious Workers: Migrant Women in the EU, the Fight for Labour Security”, at the European Parliament. The seminar is part of the EPIM-funded project “Promoting … Continue reading

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Association for Legal Intervention releases analyses on implementation of Employers’ Sanctions Directive in Central Europe

The Association for Legal Intervention (Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej) released country-specific analyses on the implementation of the Employers’ Sanctions Directive in five Central European countries as part of the EPIM-funded project “For Undocumented Migrants’ Rights in Central Europe” carried out in … Continue reading

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MdM roundtable on the impact of the crisis on children’s and women’s health

On 27 November 2013, Médecins du Monde organised a roundtable on the “Impact of the crisis on children’s & women’s health” at the European Parliament which attracted cross-party support and was co-hosted by MEPs Karin Kadenbach (S&D), Nikos Chrysogelos (Greens), Jean-Luc Bennahmias … Continue reading

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ENoMW holds roundtable on entrepreneurship of migrant women in the EU

On Friday, 18 September 2013, the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW) held a roundtable on “Promoting Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Migrant Women in the EU” in cooperation with the national platforms Maїsha e.V. (Germany), ReFl-oe (Belgium) and the Immigrant Council … Continue reading

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ECRE launches first annual report on Asylum Information Database

On Friday, 6 September 2013, the European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), in partnership with Forum réfugiés-Cosi, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and the Irish Refugee Council, published the first Annual Report (2012/2013) of their EPIM-funded project, Asylum Information Database … Continue reading

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EPIM introduces new flexible funds facility

EPIM has rolled out a new facility for current and former EPIM grantee organisations to apply for small amounts of funding in order to be able to respond to unexpected opportunities and challenges within EPIM’s programme objectives. The aim of … Continue reading

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Organisations engaged in EPIM meet for Workshop on EU advocacy and messaging in Lisbon

  On 17 and 18 June 2013, EPIM convened a workshop on EU advocacy and messaging, gathering together project coordinators and partners of the current EPIM funded projects with representatives of EPIM’s Partner Foundations. Participants discussed the challenges of advocacy at EU level … Continue reading

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EPIM grantees co-sign Statement to EU institutions on future EU Asylum and Migration Fund

A statement released this week and co-signed by the UNHCR and 10 NGOs including ECRE, PICUM, JRS and ENAR (current and former EPIM grantees) calls on the EU institutions to involve civil society in the preparation and implementation of the … Continue reading

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*NEW REPORT* Integration as a two way process in the EU?

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPs) Report: Assessing the European Integration Fund (EIF) and the Common Basic Principles on Integration. This project examined the nature, limits and potentials of the concept of integration as a two-way process of mutual accommodation … Continue reading

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