Management of contemporary refugee and migratory flows
Institute of European Integration and Policy (IEIP)
Topic: Management of contemporary refugee and migratory flows
Working language: English
Date: 8-11 April 2019
Duration: 4 days
Location: 42-44, Aiolou str., 105 60 Athens, Monastiraki area
Fee: 50 € / person
Participants: 65 advanced undergraduate, postgraduate students and graduates from Greek and foreign universities of various disciplines
The Institute of European Integration and Policy of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) and the Europe Direct hosted at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) are pleased to announce the organization of “Athens EU Model 2019” to be held on 8-11 April 2019 at the Department’s premises, located at 42-44, Aiolou str., Monastiraki area, in the historical centre of Athens.
The Model will be a four-day simulation of two EU institutions, the European Commission and the Council of the EU (Foreign Affairs Council). The call is open to 65 advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as graduates, from Greek and foreign Universities of various disciplines. Participants will be assigned various roles promoting their policy positions and negotiating on the management of contemporary refugee and migratory flows. The roles will be those of EU Commissioners, Ministers of External Affairs and other officials of the EU (European External Action Service and European Commission’s Legal Service), as well as journalists and representatives of other international organizations (African Union, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) and NGOs (International Committee of the Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières). The working language of the simulation will be English.
Participation fee covering two preparatory lectures, the Model’s dossier and coffee breaks is set to 50 euros per person.
The deadline for applications is February 10th, 2019.
Successful applicants will be informed by February 15th. Participants will receive their study guides and relevant material shortly after, and they will have the opportunity to attend two preparatory lectures on the institutional processes, as well as migration and refugee issues.
The application form is available here.
Do not hesitate to contact the Institute at eeep.pspa[at]gmail[dot]com for any queries you may have.