YOUMIG Improving institutional capacities and fostering cooperation to tackle the impacts of transnational youth migration

  • YOUMIG - Conversations at the mid-term partner meeting in Vienna
    - 22-05-2018
    Conversations at the mid-term partner meeting in Vienna

    The YOUMIG partnership gathered in Vienna at mid-term to discuss and shape activities for the next 14 months. The improvement of statistical measuring of youth migration, policy testing and advising and documenting cases and good practices were...

  • YOUMIG - ‘Youth Migration in the Danube Region’ – Mid-term conference held in Vienna
    - 20-05-2018
    ‘Youth Migration in the Danube Region’ – Mid-term conference held in Vienna

    YOUMIG invited external guests to an open conference in order to present and discuss the first results of the two-and-a-half-year project. The partner University of Vienna hosted the conference. "Since I've started with the research on...

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum – Graz holds open seminar to discuss youth migration on Girls’ Day
    - 14-05-2018
    2nd forum – Graz holds open seminar to discuss youth migration on Girls’ Day

    On April 24th the city of Graz held a Local Open Seminar to present YOUMIG researchers’ local findings about the migration situation in the city and present a Pilot Action designed based on those findings for the municipality. The participants...

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum – Szeged brainstorms pilot action plans with stakeholders
    - 03-05-2018
    2nd forum – Szeged brainstorms pilot action plans with stakeholders

    As the YOUMIG project approaches its mid-term, our partners in Szeged, Hungary, held a second forum to present results concerning the inward, outward and return migration of youth in the Danube region. The main issues addressed this time were...

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum - Kanjiža organises two events to reach different audiences
    - 27-04-2018
    2nd forum - Kanjiža organises two events to reach different audiences

    The month of February arrived, and it was time for the YOUMIG project team to think of the most appropriate way to present the results of the work carried out within the project in the previous year. In order to best engage both decision makers...

  • YOUMIG - Do we recognize the future impact of migration on our society?
    - 24-04-2018
    Do we recognize the future impact of migration on our society?

    Slovenia is both a destination country for many immigrants and a country of origin for emigrants leaving this country. There is evidence that migration affects many aspects of society, it influences the makeup of the population with regard to...

  • YOUMIG - GOOD PRACTICE COLLECTION HELPS TO DEVELOP PILOT ACTIONS LOCALLY
    - 19-04-2018
    GOOD PRACTICE COLLECTION HELPS TO DEVELOP PILOT ACTIONS LOCALLY

    Local governments are facing increasing challenges from the inward, outward and return migration of youth, but they often lack the capacities and tools to cope. Most importantly, local services, such as health care and education, are affected....

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum - Rača presents ongoing work to stakeholders
    - 13-04-2018
    2nd forum - Rača presents ongoing work to stakeholders

    The YOUMIG partner – the district municipality of Bratislava-Rača organised its second local event in the project on March 28, 2018. An open seminar was held at the local municipality office. The first aim of this event was to discuss results of...

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum - An update of perspectives for the city of Sf. Gheorghe
    - 05-04-2018
    2nd forum - An update of perspectives for the city of Sf. Gheorghe

    If one had to choose a key phrase to describe the second local YOUMIG event in Romania, “updated perspectives” seems to be a good fit. The forum organized on the 12th of March 2018 in Sfântu Gheorghe brought together project partners from...

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum - Youth Migrants in Maribor
    - 29-03-2018
    2nd forum - Youth Migrants in Maribor

    On the 8th of March 2018 the second local forum was organized at the offices of the Maribor Development Agency. The second local forum in Maribor, entitled Youth Migrants in Maribor, brought together the main stakeholders who are dealing with...

  • YOUMIG - 2nd forum - Migration, education, development in Burgas
    - 27-03-2018
    2nd forum  - Migration, education, development in Burgas

    Representatives of leading local companies, municipal administration, stakeholders and citizens participated in the second local migration forum in Burgas, chaired by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haralan Alexandrov – a social anthropologist. The meeting...

  • YOUMIG - 'Migration inherent part of modern world that can be managed with responsible policies' - interview with Serbian minister
    - 20-03-2018
    'Migration inherent part of modern world that can be managed with responsible policies' - interview with Serbian minister

    Interview with Slavica Đukić Dejanović - Serbia’s Minister without portfolio for demography and population policy The Institute of Social Sciences is a partner in the YOUMIG project, which focuses on youth migration in the Danube region....

  • YOUMIG - Interview with SORS director, dr Miladin Kovačević
    - 09-03-2018
    Interview with SORS director, dr Miladin Kovačević

    In your opinion what are the main challenges of international migration today? We are living in a time of increasing mobility when some surveys suggest that around 700 million people in the world are potential migrants, mostly young,...

  • YOUMIG - OPEN CONFERENCE: Join us in Vienna in May!
    - 07-03-2018
    OPEN CONFERENCE:  Join us in Vienna in May!

    *** On the 8th of May, the second open conference of our project YOUMIG will take place in Vienna. During the event we will introduce you to the preliminary outcomes of the first one-and-a-half years. There will be some panel discussions as...

  • YOUMIG - Regensburg commissioner addresses integration with project team
    - 01-03-2018
    Regensburg commissioner addresses integration with project team

    The integration of incoming migrants and assisting their more prolonged stay remains high on the agenda in Regensburg and the respective district, while relevant data available to policymakers is still limited, especially across the district....

  • YOUMIG - YOUTH MIGRATION: 7 LOCAL STATUS QUO ANALYSES
    - 23-02-2018
    YOUTH MIGRATION: 7 LOCAL STATUS QUO ANALYSES

    While migration among, from, to and across the countries of the Danube Basin is intensifying, there has been little research in interpreting these processes with a focus on age. Most migrants are young (aged 15-34), and their migratory behaviour...

  • YOUMIG - STUDY VISITS: GRAZ TO PÉCS
    - 22-02-2018
    STUDY VISITS: GRAZ TO PÉCS

    In the course of the YOUMIG project, the City of Graz conducted a study visit to Pécs, the fifth largest city of Hungary. Like Graz, Pécs is a university city. It focuses on building a strong education industry and on fostering international...

  • YOUMIG - STUDY VISITS: BRATISLAVA-RAČA TO BRNO
    - 16-02-2018
    STUDY VISITS: BRATISLAVA-RAČA TO BRNO

    Three members of the local YOUMIG team from Rača visited the city of Brno in the Czech Republic to learn about local experiences with managing youth migration. They visited the Brno Expat Centre, which provides free consultations and assistance...

  • YOUMIG - Study visits: Sfântu Gheorghe to Salzburg
    - 13-02-2018
    Study visits: Sfântu Gheorghe to Salzburg

    The Municipality of Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania, a YOUMIG project partner, had the opportunity to visit a city within the Danube region where migration-related processes are present and local authorities have already some experience in responding to...

  • YOUMIG - Migration seminars spark interest in Bratislava students
    - 09-02-2018
    Migration seminars spark interest in Bratislava students

    At the end of last year a two-day seminar was held at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava about youth migration in Slovakia in the national and local context. The lectures were related to the ongoing YOUMIG...

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