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Migration Policy Centre (MPC)

Rethinking labour migration: Covid-19, essential work, and systemic resilience

Many of the ‘essential workers’ during the Covid-19 pandemic are migrants, playing an important role for the continued functioning of basic services – notably health services, social care, and food supply chains. Bridget Anderson, Friedrich Poeschel and Martin Ruhs argue that this role should be taken into account when assessing the impacts of migrant workers and in the design of labour migration and related public policies. Read More …

Watch the video: The European Union’s response to the refugee situation in Afghanistan.

Co-organised CEPS/MPC webinar in the framework of the ASILE project on the situation in Afghanistan and how it affects refugee and asylum governance and the implementation of the UN Global Compact for Refugees with a focus on the role of the EU. Read More …

Are older people more hostile towards immigrants?

International cooperation: does migration have a centrifugal or centripetal influence?

The Elusive Triple Win: Can temporary labour migration dilemmas be settled through fair representation?

Implementing the United Nations Global Compact on Refugees? Global Asylum Governance and the role of the European Union