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EU-Latin America dialogue on migration and integration


  • English
  • Date: 09.11.2023, 10-18
  • Place: Conference Room, Eurac Research
  • Typology: Hybrid
  • Info:

    Online: Eurac Research Institute for Minority Rights YouTube Channel

    *Certificates of attendance will be provided upon request at registration phase.

    Registration is required. Please register at this link

    Participation in the conference is free.

This conference aims to foster an interregional dialogue between Europe and Latin America on the multilevelgovernance of migration, mobility, and immigrant integration. By bringing together practitioners and academics, this conference seeks to promote a better understanding of the various forms in which migration and diversity can be managed in two major world regions. The conference is organized and funded by the projects GLAM: Global South Migration and Comparative Integration: A Study of South American Migrants , and POLIM: Policy Implementation in South America in Global South Regionalism projects. Multilevel Migration Governance in South America.


Registration and coffee


Opening session Welcome words Roland Psenner, President, Eurac Research


Multilevel migration governance in South America and Europe Chair: Leiza Brumat, Eurac Research

Speakers and topics: Access to rights and the evolution of the right to residence in the Mercosur Marcelo Mondelli, researcher and consultant for the United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA, Uruguay and for Mercosur.

The role of international and intergovernmental organizations in regional migration governance in Europe Guido Tintori, economic affairs officer, OSCE




Migration and educational policies in South America and Europe Chair: Carolina V. Zuccotti, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Speakers and topics: Navigating educational inclusion for people on the move: an analysis of UNESCO‘s strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean Florencia Saffirio, programme coordinator, UNESCO, Santiago de Chile

Improving migrant children’s education in the Global North. Do we know what works? Davide Azzolini, research fellow, IRVAPP, Trento


Coffee break


Subnational welfare policies in South America and Europe Chair: Verena Wisthaler, Eurac Research

Speakers and topics/subjects: Welcoming in unwelcoming times: migrant and refugee inclusion in South America Marcia Vera Espinoza, reader at the Institute for Global Health and Development, Queen Margaret University

A territorial approach to migrant integration in Europe? Luca Barani, policy officer, DG Home, European Commission


Closing Keynote Migration Governance in Europe and South America - an interregional dialogue Chair: Friedrich Poeschel, Eurac Research

Speakers: Marco Borraccetti, Associate Professor, Università di Bologna Leiza Brumat, senior researcher, Eurac Research Federica Infantino, junior chair in migration, URMIS, IRD-University Côte d‘Azur Carolina V. Zuccotti, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid



SCIENTIFIC COORDINATORS Leiza Brumat (Eurac Research) and Carolina V. Zuccotti (UC3M)

Contact Information

Information Institute for Minority Rights Eurac Research

Leiza Brumat Institute for Minority Rights

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