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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s call for the creation of a European army last week faced many critical voices – from those, who saw the proposal undermining the role of NATO to other comments that pointed to the lack of both financial resources and political will within the EU. Demographic analyses, however, show that a further Europeanisation of armed forces might become inevitable due to a lack of qualified and fit recruits in many European countries.  [...]
2016 Annual Meeting at Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. March 31 – April 2 Pre-registration fees: Members: $167.00 Students: $66.00 Non-members: $305.00 Student non-members: $131.00 The preliminary program will be posted January 2016 Visit the Washington, D.C. Convention and Visitors Association for information on restaurants, things to do, and places to go   [...]
Play "Pac-Man" for a healthy lifestyle, take a look at yourself at old age and discover the secrets of longevity. Find out why the risk of dying is the same for newborns and at age 50, why some singles are not really single and why the war between generations is not going to happen. Discover what demographic change means for your own life with the interactive exhibition "How to get to 100 - and enjoy it".  [...]
This publication presents the first broad international comparison across all EU and OECD countries of the outcomes for immigrants and their children. It is the fruit of a joint co-operation between the European Commission (DG Migration and Home Affairs) and the OECD’s International Migration Division, in the perspective of a regular monitoring of comparable indicators of integration across EU and OECD countries. [...]
PEs Video Series Continues
Why do women remain childless, why is 60 the new 70, what factors influence migration decisions? In our Population Europe Video Series "Population Europe Inter-Faces", 20 well-respected researchers from the Population Europe network answer demographic questions in a very intelligible and comprehensive way. Each one of them is also explaining one figure, that they find interesting an important. You can watch the videos here [...]
In cooperation with Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital and Lund University, Population Europe invites around 40-60 experts from research, policy and NGOs to discuss the concept of National Transfer Accounts and the most recent findings of the AGENTA project in a confidential atmosphere.  On invitation only. [...]
The Press Kit includes an interview with João Peixoto (Technical University of Lisbon) and Pop Digests summarising articles from Anja Wiesbrock (University of Oslo)and Andreu Domingo and Albert Sabater (Centre for Demographic Studies and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Preview Picture: © william87 - Fotolia.com [...]
Migration and Political Challenges in Times of Crisis in the EU
Key messages: A European migration policy is hampered by structural and institutional limits on cooperation between the Member States and between different policy fields at the European level. The divisive issues of today’s migration debate are fears of alleged “welfare shopping”, mixed flows of migration and the secondary movement of migrants, which are all situated in grey areas between the current institutional baskets. [...]
The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism represents a state-of-the-art review of the critical importance of the links between gender and migration in a globalising world. It draws on original, largely field-based contributions by authors across a range of disciplinary provenances worldwide. [...]
This policy brief summarises recent research findings of the project FamiliesAndSocieties with regard to the impact of transnational families on children’s wellbeing in both origin and destination countries, as well as to the demographic behaviour of immigrants and their descendants. The brief also presents suggestions for policy interventions. [...]

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