Past Event

Youth UP Europe: transforming the migration narrative

This joint Bruegel - European Youth Forum event will discuss how we can shift the narrative of migration to a more positive one ahead of the European elections next year?

Date: September 6, 2018, 3:30 pm Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

Increased public attention on migration and refugees has fuelled divisive political discourse. Despite numerous inspiring initiatives striving for inclusion, the political narrative often dehumanises migrants, turning them into a security threat.

The question of immigration will undoubtedly be of great impact for the upcoming European elections next year. As part of the joint series of Youth-up events Bruegel and the European Youth Forum invite young people, policy makers and researchers to discuss how improving the perception of migration and the inclusion of migrants can create a positive impact on our societies.

The American College of Greece, 6th Gravias Street, GR-153 42, Agia Paraskevi Athens, Greece

Schedule

Sep 6, 2018

15:30-16:00

Registration

16:00-17:00

Panel discussion

Chair: Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Editorial Director, diaNEOsis

Carina Autengruber, Vice-President, European Youth Forum (YFJ)

Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow

Lilika Trikalinou, Director, IEKEP

Sofia Zaharaki, Deputy Spokesperson, Nea Demokratia

17:00-17:30

Q&A

17:30

Reception

Speakers

Carina Autengruber

Vice-President, European Youth Forum (YFJ)

Zsolt Darvas

Senior Fellow

Thodoris Georgakopoulos

Editorial Director, diaNEOsis

Lilika Trikalinou

Director, IEKEP

Sofia Zaharaki

Deputy Spokesperson, Nea Demokratia

Location & Contact

The American College of Greece, 6th Gravias Street, GR-153 42, Agia Paraskevi Athens, Greece

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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