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The Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), Population Europe and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) invited specialists and policy makers from all around Europe to Brussels. In the course of the symposium “Population on the move”, recent findings on issues regarding migration, citizenship and identity were presented and discussed. [...]
Never before has the human population grown so rapidly and never before has it aged so quickly. At a conference in Warsaw organised by the Warsaw School of Economics and Population Europe, politicians, scientists, and NGOs discussed facts, myths, and action plans on active ageing. [...]
Population Europe Event
Europe’s population will age over the next decades, as demographers predict. How precise are these demographic forecasts? How much do they vary across Europe? Which support strategies for healthy ageing will get on the political agenda? These were the main questions discussed at a conference on 1st of June in Prague, organised by Charles University and Population Europe. [...]
The increase in individual life expectancy is an indisputable achievement. In terms of population, however, population ageing is inevitable in most European countries, as the most populous generation reaches higher ages whilst fertility levels remain low. What does rising longevity mean for the European economy and for Europeans? Which new social and political challenges are evolving out of ageing populations? [...]
First FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar
A poor socioeconomic background and family disruptions, such as parent separation, may have an impact on the life chances of children. But so far, empirical evidence is quite scarce. What are the consequences of parental separation for the future of children? And to what extent can policy interventions prevent adverse consequences associated with it? These were the main questions discussed at the first FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar in Brussels. The event was chaired by Fabrizio Bernardi from the European University Institute. [...]
“How to get to 100 – and enjoy it”
Ageing is not just for old people – this was a core message at the joint opening of Population Europe’s interactive exhibition and the 3rd Berlin Demography Forum. In his opening speech Professor Wolfgang Schön, Vice-President of the Max Planck Society, reminded the more then 300 invited guests that “ageing already begins before we are born and continues to happen every time a body-cell divides. [...]
Immigration Policies and Social Cohesion in Europe
Current European migration policies are not responding to mid- and long-term demographic developments, but instead are being shaped by short-term political agendas in the member states. This was one of the conclusions from a Population Europe Event about migration and migration policy in Rome, organised in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome and Neodemos under the patronage of the Senate of the Republic of Italy. [...]
The Diversity of Immigrant Families in Europe
As a result of international migration, European societies have become increasingly diverse over the past decade. At the same time, links between origin and destination countries have been established and strengthened, related to transnational family arrangements among others. [...]

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