Migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and regional economic development

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Europe is currently experiencing its worst global refugee crisis in recent history. The numbers of forcefully displaced populations have significantly increased with particular areas being mostly and disproportionally affected. This session considers ways in which European cities and regions can successfully address the challenge of hosting and integrating asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants, highlighting both the humanitarian imperatives as well as relevant socio-economic issues.
 Dimitris Ballas
 Roger Casale , Nicholas Wise , Alessandra Faggian , Andrés Rodriguez-Pose
 Social inclusion, citizenship, migration
 European Commission – DG REGIO , European Regional Science Association
 english (en)
 Building SQUARE – Brussels Convention Centre, Room 214