Isabelle Maras

Thinking Lab on Migration & Integration

Isabelle Maras is an expert of the EU foreign policy and on EU security and defence issues. She is research associate at the CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne, Nice/Berlin). She successively gained experience in the European affairs field in Brussels, in academia at the IFSH (Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy) in Hamburg and, more recently, at the Foundation Genshagen (nearby Berlin) where she was project leader „European Dialogue“ from 2013 to 2016. Isabelle studied political science, international relations and European politics in Lyon, Brussels and Hamburg.



Germany Opening Conference

Steinmeier launches DIALOGUE ON EUROPE with European ‘next generation thinkers’

28 June 2016 | Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

On 28 June 2016, the German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, together with the German Federal Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth, officially launched the DIALOGUE ON EUROPE-project at the Europasaal of the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. (more…)

Migration & Integration

Introducing the Thinking Lab on Migration & Integration

16 engaged Europeans for concrete solutions to the refugee crisis and beyond23 October 2016
First Meeting of the Thinking Lab on Migration & Integration on 29 June 2016 in Berlin © DPZ

The Thinking Lab on Migration & Integration focuses on one of the most crucial challenges currently faced by the European Union. Within one year, based on the diverse experiences Southern European countries and Germany have so far gathered, the Lab will deliver a genuine European perspective on migration and integration policy. The concept of “people on the move” rather than “refugees” or “migrants” remains the center of the debate.