On conferences: The European refugee situation and the role of civil society

Norsk Folkehjelp hosted a conference on The European Refugee Situation and the Role of Civil Society on 8 December. The presentations themselves were interesting, but the most memorable point was a brief exchange during a question from the audience: After Vigdis Vevstad’s presentation situating the current legal (and, to some degree, political) situation, a woman […]

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On conferences: PREMIG

On 20-21 August 2015, I attended the final conference of PREMIG: Thinking about going ‘home’: engaging with scenarios of return migration held at PRIO. From the conference page, The possibility of one day returning to one’s country of origin is a fact of life for international migrants. Some live in fear of deportation; others have […]

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On meetings: EMN on Resettlement; Regional Solutions and Humanitarian Assistance

On 12 June 2015, I attended the EMN National conference in Norway on Resettlement; Regional Solutions and Humanitarian Assistance. The conference was organised by the Norwegian European Migration Network National Contact Point (NO EMN NCP), consisting of the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security and the Directorate of Immigration (UDI), in collaboration with the […]

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