MIPEX extends to 3rd edition in 2010
The Migration Policy Group is delighted to announce the extension of the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX), a joint project with the British Council, into its fifth year and third edition
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) project has won funding from the European Integration Fund to update and extend the MIPEX indicators in order to monitor changes and trends over time.
The latest edition will add a new policy strand on migrant education policy as well as additional indicators on implementation and the rights of third-country national workers. Bulgaria and Romania will be included ensuring that all current EU Member States are covered in the assessment, as well as Canada, Norway, and Switzerland.
The new and updated data will build the capacity of policymakers and stakeholders across Europe to use the indicators to evaluate integration policymaking. The project will:
Data will be collected and analysed in 2010 accompanied with national events of various shapes and sizes in 20 countries. The results will be published in print and on an interactive website.
The project is carried out in partnership with the British Council with co-funding from the Community Actions of the European Integration Fund. National partners are: Counselling Center for Migrants (Austria); King Baudouin Foundation (Belgium); People in Need & Multicultural Center Prague (Czech Republic); KISA (Cyprus); E2 (Finland); France Terre d'Asile (France); Heinrich Böll Foundation (Germany); Immigrant Council of Ireland (Ireland); ISMU (Italy); Providus (Latvia); Institute for Social Research (Lithuania); FORUM (Netherlands); IPA (Poland); Soros Foundation Romania; IVO (Slovakia); CIDOB (Spain); CEIFO (Sweden); Immigration Advisory Service & Runnymede Trust (UK). Associate partners are: Terra Nova (France); i-Red (Greece); Menedék (Hungary); ASTI (Luxembourg); Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal); Association for Canadian Studies & Maytree Foundation (Canada); Danish Refugee Council (Denmark); KIM (Norway); Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies & Federal Commission for Foreigners (Switzerland).
To learn more about the impact of the second edition of the MIPEX, click here: The Migrant Integration Policy Index – influencing policy, shaping debate