Collaborative workshop on The world after COVID-19: Migration and Mobility

15.12.2020 After a series of three online sessions exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Migration and Mobility, we engaged in a discussion on generating initiatives on this topic. The two-day collaborative workshop took place on December 15 and 22 and brought together several Bosch Alumni Network (BAN) members....

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EU Migration and Mobility Policies: (Im)migrants Before and After COVID-19

11.12.2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact across most aspects of EU asylum and migration policies. Among others, it has impacted remittances from Europe, seasonal workers, access to asylum and resettlement, and highlighted the disproportionate barriers migrants face in accessing healthcare and basic rights. On the 11th of...

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Community spaces and their role during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

COVID-19 has disrupted the way we carry out our activities to an unprecedented level. States of emergency and lockdown impact directly the activity of community spaces that exist to empower local communities. These community spaces are the kind of physical infrastructure that is central for any network as it provides...

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COVID-19 and Increasing Global Trends in Authoritarianism

We are witnessing a global resurgence of authoritarianism. Amid crisis, such tendencies increase. Closer to home, the broader Central and Eastern European region is slowly moving away from the post-1989 trend of democracy consolidation. A strong counter-reaction to the democratization efforts of the last three decades can be identified in...

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