Thinking Lab on Migration & Integration
Samar Mawazini is a member of the Advisory Board of the SOS Méditerranée association. She is also an Arabic professor at the American University Center of Provence. Samar gained her experience working with NGOs such as Medecins du Monde or Terre des Hommes in the Middle East region. She is currently assisting as a volunteer asylum seekers and refugees in their political and social integration in France.
With the simple, but great and effective idea of rescuing refugees at sea, SOS Mediterrane manages to save the lives of those seeking to enter the European Union.
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…)
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.