Public Conference “New forms of confinement at the European Union’s doorstep“

Madrid

On 8 June Migreurop is organising a conference on "New forms of confinement at the European Union’s doorstep" at the Galileo Cultural Centre in Madrid (c/ Galileo 39, 28015 Madrid) from 9.30 am to 6 pm.
Registration recommended : here

Programme

9:30 am : Registration of participants
10:00 am : The development of the hotspot approach since 2015

I. When the hotspot approach is drifting apart : sorting, detention and coercion at the external borders of the European Union

10:30 am : The enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, precursors of the hotspot approach
10:50 am : Targeted detention in Morocco in the name of the protection of European borders

11:10 am : Coffee-break

11:30 am : Italy - tracking, sorting, dispersing or deporting migrants
12:00 pm : Greece : forgotten humans on overcrowded islands
12:20 pm-12:50 pm : Q&A

1:00 pm-2:30 pm : Lunch

II. What’s next with the hotspot approach : from controlled centres to “regional disembarkation arrangements”

2:30 pm : Malta – between unpredictable disembarkation and systematic detention
2:50 pm : Spain – from ‘reception’ to detention
3:10 pm : Towards new partnerships
3:40 pm : Q&A

4:10 pm : break

4:30 pm : Mobilisations and ideas for action

6:00 pm : Closing session


Documents

Programme conference - Madrid 2019

(PDF – 344.3 ko)