Irregular Migration in the Mediterranean Region
29-30 March 2010 - NIHMP Conference Hall
On 29 and 30 March 2010 the meeting on Irregular Migration in the Mediterranean Region, which is part of the activities of the COST initiative, will be held at the NIHMP. Italian, Greek, Maltese and Spanish experts will deal with the issue of irregular migration in the Mediterranean Sea. The presence of representatives from NGOs, International and Intergovernative Organisations will allow the participants to share experiences, knowledge and good practices which will be gathered in a final report including technical files and recommendations.
The following personalities will paticipate in the event: Afrodite Al Salech (Hellenic Ministry of Citizen Protection), James Carabott (University of Malta Faculty of Economics, Management & Accountacy - FEMA), Graziella Castillo (Agenzija Appogg, Foundation for Social Welfare Services), Antonio Chiarenza (Azienda USL di Reggio Emilia Research and Innovation), Sara Collantes (Medicos del Mundo), Raffaele Di Palma (INMP), Sonia Hernandez Plaza (Department of Human and Social Sciences, Universidad de Almería), David Ingleby (Social Sciences University of Utrecht ERCOMER), Fuad Iraqi (Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel-Aviv University), Ursula Karl-Trummer (Danube Universty Krems), Ioanna Kotsioni (Athens Medical School National Kapodistrian University of Athens), Luigi Leonori (SMES), Thanos Maroukis (Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy - ELIAMEP), Aldo Morrone (INMP-NIHMP), Marie Louise Nørredam (University of Copenhagen), Charles Pace (FEMA University of Malta), Beatriz Padilla (Centre for the Research and Study of Sociology. CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon University Institute), Albert Persaud (CAREIF, London), Nadan Petrovic (Italian Central Service for Asylum Seekers and Refugees - SPRAR), Maria Pisani, Sylvia de Rugama Hadders (National Coordinator, The Netherlands, Positive Women of the World Foundation), Antonio Salceda de Alba (Hospital “Punta de Europa”, Cadiz) e Istvan Szilard (University of Pècs).
Additional Information for the Partecipants
COST is financed by the Seventh General Programme for research and technical development (2007-2013); it is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level. COST contributes to reducing the fragmentation in European research investments and opening the European Research Area to cooperation worldwide.
COST does not finance research but supports network activities such as meetings, conferences, scientific consultations and long-term actions. COST plays a very important role in building a European Research Area (ERA), it supports new, innovative and interdisciplinary research networks with the objective to strengthen the basis of scientific excellence in Europe.
It also increases the mobility of researchers across Europe and fosters the establishment of scientific excellence in the nine key domains:
- Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences
- Food and Agriculture
- Forests, their Products and Services
- Materials, Physical and Nanosciences
- Chemistry and Molecular Sciences and Technologies
- Earth System Science and Environmental Management
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Transport and Urban Development
- Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health