7th Ifo-CoR BrIEF Brussels International Economic Forum
Ifo-CoR BrIEF 2013: Migration: Global challenges, European responses
The annual Brussels International Economic Forum (Ifo-CoR-BrIEF), which is jointly organized by the Munich-based Ifo Institute and the EU Committee of the Regions, brings together experts from EU institutions and academia to discuss questions related to economic and financial policies.
The 7th Ifo-CoR-BrIEF will focus on issues related to migration and the development of the welfare state in view of EU and international policies.
Time: Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 14:30–18:30
Place: Committee of the Regions, Van Maerlant Building, Room VM3, Van Maerlant Street 2, Brussels
Comprehensive conference report and recordings of the presentations and panel discussions weiter lesen Video Documentation
The first panel will discuss recent developments and the challenges of migration and labour market policies in the EU. What is the current situation and what are the next steps to be taken in EU immigration policy? What are the prospects of EU policy initiatives and programmes post-2013? The second panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities of international migration in terms of the welfare state. How should welfare state and labour market institutions be reformed in response to increasing international migration? What would be an optimal immigration policy for Europe? weiter lesen Programme