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Migrants’ social inclusion and access to basic services in Belgium, Germany, Hungary, and Spain

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The AMIF-funded AccessIN project will host an online roundtable event entitled Migrants’ Social Inclusion and Access to Basic Services in Belgium, Germany, Hungary, and Spain. The roundtable will serve as an opportunity for researchers and practitioners from these countries to engage in rich discussion on migrant access to such services as employment, education, healthcare, housing, and social assistance.

Registration is open until 20 May 2024.


13:00 – 13:10 Welcome & introduction to the AccessIN project: Daniela Vintila, Jean-Michel Lafleur (University of Liege) 

13:10 – 13:55 An overview of AccessIN actions in Belgium, Germany, Hungary, and Spain

  • WP2- Mapping, informing, and improving the eligibility conditions for migrants’ access to basic services - Angeliki Konstantinidou (University of Liege) & Pieter van Roeyen (Caritas International)
  • WP3- Removing barriers in migrants’ access to basic services: the role of service providers - Santiago Pérez-Nievas (Autonomous University of Madrid) & Paula Márquez (Solidaridad Sin Fronteras)
  • WP4- Migrants’ experiences in accessing basic services and tools for improving healthcare provision - Antje Röder (Marburg University), Marie Mallet (University of Oxford), & Sarah Lang (Frankfurt City)
  • WP5- Strengthening the role of CSOs in fostering migrants’ access to basic services - Bernadette Daragics (Menédek)

13:55 – 14:45 Roundtable: Migrants’ access to basic services in Hungary: Chaired by András Kováts (Menédek)

  • Judit Tóth (University of Szeged)
  • Ágnes Hárs (Kopint Tárk Institute of Economic Research)
  • Vivien Vadasi (Menédek)
  • Éva Tessza Udvarhelyi (Representative from the municipality VIII District in Budapest)

14:45 – 15:00 Break

15:00 – 15:50 Roundtable: Migrants' access to basic services in Germany: Chaired by Antje Röder (Marburg University)

  • Thorsten Schlee (University Duisburg-Essen)
  • Sarah Lang (Frankfurt City)
  • Zach Bastick (Marburg University) & Marie Mallet (University of Oxford)

15:50 – 16:40 Roundtable: Migrants’ access to basic services in Spain: Chaired by Santiago Pérez-Nievas (Autonomous University of Madrid)

  • Roberta Perna (Spanish National Research Council)
  • Paula Márquez (Solidaridad Sin Fronteras)
  • Maria Soledad Escobar & Sebastián Umpierrez (Autonomous University of Madrid)

16:40 – 17:30 Roundtable: Migrants’ access to  basic services in Belgium: Chaired by Daniela Vintila, Jean-Michel Lafleur (University of Liege)

  • Pascal Debruyne (Odisee Hogeschool, Odisee University for Applied Sciences)
  • Saskia Curchod (Caritas International)
  • Daria Pîrvu (ROMBEL)

Practical information

online via Microsoft Teams
Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Spain
Angeliki Konstantinidou
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Boglárka Budai
Country Coordinator

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