Posts tagged University of Warsaw
UNEASY MISSION OF NGOS IN PROTECTION AND RECEPTION OF ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEES IN POLAND. REFLECTIONS FROM FIELDWORK

by Justyna Szałańska | Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw

Since 2015, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) active in helping asylum seekers and refugees have been facing difficult times in Poland. Firstly, it stems from the heated atmosphere around increased migration to Europe beginning in the mentioned year. Secondly, and more significantly, it is an effect of the government withholding the funds from the European Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) in late 2015 until the new strategy of migration policy of Poland is adopted (see more: Pędziwiatr 2019)[1]. In 2017, the government decided to transfer the control over funds from AMIF to voivodship governors.

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PRESS RELEASE: The “Hotspot” approach is NOT the solution!

by RESPOND Project

The EC-funded international research project “RESPOND: Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond” calls for human-rights responses to the explosive situation at the refugee camp “Moria” and in the Aegean region.

After another fire in which a woman was burnt to death, on Sunday 29 September 2019, the inhuman and volatile situation of the “hot-spot” Moria on the Greek island, Lesbos attracted further worldwide publicity. The woman’s death on Sunday was the third in the last two months.

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Launching the Survey among Syrian Refugees | Experience from the workshop at the Swedish Research Institute, ISTANBUL

by Anita Brzozowska & Karolina Sobczak-Szelc | University of Warsaw

If you have ever experienced quantitative research among migrants, then you are already aware of challenges that it is linked to, and that good methodological concept, preparation and launch of the survey is a key to have high-quality data for further analysis.

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