Sunday | 25 Oct 2020
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The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum: International Partnerships in light of the UN Global Compact on Refugees

Migration and asylum

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Friday
Webinar

The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum: International Partnerships in light of the UN Global Compact on Refugees

WEBINAR

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This ASILE project Webinar will examine the new Pact on Migration and Asylum, paying particular attention to the Pact’s proposals on international migration partnerships, global solidarity and equitable responsibility sharing with third countries. It will assess the lessons learned and ways forward of EU migration partnerships. The Webinar will cover the EU’s commitment to support refugee hosting countries. It will explore the EU’s role in ensuring access to asylum, and facilitating complementary protection instruments like resettlement, humanitarian visas and community/private sponsorships in light of the UN Global Compact on Refugees (GCR).

Keynote speaker: Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs

Discussants:

Sophie In’t Veld, MEP, Renew Europe Group
Damian Boeselager,  MEP, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
Sophie Magennis, Head of Policy and Legal Support, UNHCR Regional Representation for EU Affairs
Andrew Geddes, Professor, Director, Migration Policy Centre, EUI

Chair: Sergio Carrera (CEPS and EUI, ASILE Project Coordinator).

 

This event is free and open to the public, but you must register to gain access to the ZOOM meeting.
Once registered, you will receive instructions on how to join this event.

Host
Sergio Carrera Sergio Carrera
Sergio Carrera

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Justice and Home Affairs Unit

Speakers list
Ylva Johansson

Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Commission

Sophie In't Veld

MEP, Renew Europe Group, European Parliament

Damian Boeselager

MEP, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, European Parliament

Sophie Magennis

Head of Policy and Legal Support, UNHCR Regional Representation for EU Affairs

Andrew Geddes

Professor, Director, Migration Policy Centre, EUI

Sergio Carrera

(CEPS and EUI, ASILE Project Coordinator).