20 June 2014, Brussels: CALRE conference “Common immigration Policy for Europe”

Location: Brussels, CoR premises

Contact person
CALRE Presidency
Presidencia do Parlamento de Galicia:

The conference will be held next 20th June at the Committee of the Regions premises on the occasion of the International Refugee Day.

Main goal is to show how migration flows affects sub-state government level and how use smart borders for local development and human rights defense.

20th June 2014
Room JDE 53, Committee of the Regions (Brussels)
9.30 – 11.00

1. Approval of the minutes of the first Standing Committee held in
Brussels on 28th March
2. CALRE 2014 President’s activity report
3. CALRE’s Working Groups’ activity report
4. Debate on new CALRE’s Internal Rules implementation
5. Any other business
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 13.30

Conference: “A Common Immigration Policy for Europe” on the
occasion of the International Refugees Day.

Opening Lecturer:
- Pilar Rojo Noguera, CALRE President and President of the Galician

- Giovanni Ardizzone, Chairmen of the CALRE Working Group on

1st Panel: “Smart borders to improve fundamental rights”
Moderator: (TBC)
- Jesús María Gamallo Aller, Representative of CIVEX Commission
at CoR and General Director of external and EU affairs of the
Galicia regional government
- Frank Paul, Head of Unit, Adviser and Head of the Task Force
Irregular Migration, Transeuropean Networks for Freedom and
Security and relations with eu-LISA, European Commission
- Giacomo Negrotto, UN representative in charge of migrations
and development programme

2nd Panel: “Migration flows and integration”
Moderator: (TBC)
- María Luisa Casado López, representative of the European
Commission in charge of migrations and integration
- Academic in charge of migration and asylum policy (TBC)
Conclusions: “Protection of Human Rights and Multilevel Governance”
- Luc Van den Brande, Chairman of the Flemish-European Liaison
and member of the Committee of the Regions.