The Greens - EFA

Mobility - how to make it work ?
Towards a new European paradigm on migration

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Wednesday 14 November 2012, 15:00 to 18:30


Welcoming words - MEP Daniel Cohn-Bendit

I. The economic impact of migrants

MEP Jean Lambert

  1. The impact on social protection
  2. Martin Kahanec, Professor at Central European University; Deputy Program Director (Migration), IZA; Scientific Director, CELSI
  3. The impact on labour market
    Marco Cilento, Adviser on Migration policies at the European Trade Union Confederation
  4. The impact on demography
  5. Cris Beauchemin, Researcher at the French National Institute for Demography Studies


II. How to optimise this impact?

MEP Ska Keller        

  1. Reinforcing the rights of migrants
    Jan Jařab, Regional Representative for Europe of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  2. Organising and facilitating mobility
    Jean-Christophe Dumont, Senior Economist in the Direction for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD
  3. Implementing an effective integration policy 
    Lilian Ivars, Project Co-ordinator for Integration of Immigrants in the Region of South-Ostobothnia (Finland)


III. How to get all stakeholders on board for a positive agenda?

MEP Hélène Flautre

  1. Third country
    Houcine Jaziri, Secretary of State for Migration and Tunisians abroad
  2. Member state
    Åsa Carlander, Representative of the Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU
  3. European Commission
    Giulia Amaducci, Policy Officer from the Integration Unit, DG Home Affairs


 IV. Conclusions: defining a European broadmap

  MEP Rui Tavares