Integrating refugees in the workforce: challenges and ways forward
Radisson Red - Rue d’Idalie 35, 1050 Brussels
14-15 December 2016
The arrival of more than one million refugees in Europe over 2015 and 2016 has been one of the greatest challenges of European economies since the beginning of the century. Although EU Member States have dealt with similar or larger amounts of incoming people in the past, in the current context European governments face the enduring impact of the 2008 financial, social and industrial crisis that led to a shrinking economy, in large part due to lack of investment both from the private and public sectors.
So far, measures aimed at the integration of refugees in their host societies (such as language courses and civic instruction) have received most attention from decision makers. As most of the recently arrived refugees are only starting to be available on the labour market, national conversations might take new turns.
This year, the Equal@work Platform will provide a space to creatively look at these challenges. We will do so by addressing the following questions:
And much more…
Register by 25 November 2016
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ENAR’s Equal@work Platform brings together businesses, social partners, NGOs, public authorities and academics committed to diversity and inclusion, to find solutions for the participation of ethnic minorities in the labour market.