20 June 2016
Brussels, Belgium

Launch event: Centre of Expertise on Migration and Demography

IIASA and the European Commission launched a new research partnership focused on migration and demography to support EU policy. 

Syrian Refugee Settlement, Beqaa Valley, Lebanon © UN Photo/Mark Garten

Syrian Refugee Settlement, Beqaa Valley, Lebanon © UN Photo/Mark Garten

On 20 June, policymaker, analysts, and researchers from around Europe came together to launch the new new Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration, a joint institution between IIASA and the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), which will be co-led by IIASA World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz and  by Delilah Al-Khudhairy, Director of Policy Support Coordination at the JRC. 

For more information see the announcement, A new partnership for migration research.


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16.06 Launch event: Centre of Expertise on Migration and Demography

Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography

About the center
 Today many EU member states face increasing pressure from high levels of migration challenging the cohesion of their societies. At the same time, aging in Europe implies that over the longer term there will be fewer people of working age to keep the economy growing. The European Union aims aims to provide member states with the necessary tools to manage the refugee crisis, and also to prepare for future challenges linked to longer-term global demographic and migration trends.


Against this background, IIASA and the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) have agreed to establish the Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration, whihc is part of the European Commission's new Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography. Read more>>




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CONTACT DETAILS

Pavel Kabat

IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer

Directorate

T +43(0) 2236 807 402

Wolfgang Lutz

Program Director

World Population

T +43(0) 2236 807 294

IIASA Population Projections

World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-first Century

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
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