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October MIPEX Citations

The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) is a unique tool which measures integration policies in 56 countries across 8 policy areas. It provides up-to-date, comprehensive research data and analysis on which to base policies, proposals for change and projects.

Besides data on national integration policies, MPG  now also gather data on policies at the regional – Regin (MIPEX-R) – and local levels – Whole-COMM (MIPEX-L).

“How Can The Effective Integration Of Immigrants In Spain Be Achieved?”

This paper by Siham Zebda published in PEACE & SECURITY – PAIX ET SÉCURITÉ INTERNATIONALES: EuroMediterranean Journal of International Law and International Relations, highlights that while Spain’s public policies on integration are close to European and international standards, the integration score is uneven across different policy areas in the country. The paper further examines Spain’s public policies on integration and the difficulties encountered in achieving integration. There is a particular emphasis on measuring migration indicators policies and areas of intervention for the integration of migrants according to MIPEX.

“Political participation of immigrants in Ireland: from integration to participation. A case-study of Cork City ”

This paper by Martin Galvin, Naomi Masheti, Ciara O’Halloran, Denis Linehan, and Hugo Santi, published by UNIC, explores the factors that inhibit the political participation of migrants in Ireland, particularly in the city of Cork, despite a legislative context that encourages it. It looks at the factors that inhibit citizens from participating, but also factors that inhibit institutional actors from improving. The paper uses MIPEX to compare integration policies across UNIC countries.

About the Migration Policy Group (MPG)

MPG is an independent think-and-do-tank based in Brussels. MPG’s purpose is rooted in its ability to inspire networks to provide evidence-based projects, research and campaigns in the areas of integration, migration and anti-discrimination.