In the spirit of the Swedish EU presidency, the Migration Studies Delegation (Delmi) and the European Migration Network (EMN) in Sweden invite to a half day conference to learn more about the preconditions, experiences, and challenges behind the Temporary Protection Directive.

The conference is directed to practitioners, migration experts, academics but also civil society and media actors interested in asylum conditions in Europe. 

The conference program is available for download via the link in the column to the right. 


  • Agneta Carlberger Kundoori, Head of Secretariat, The Migration Studies Delegation (Delmi).
  • Katarina Carlzén, Director of Partnership Skåne, County Administrative Board of Skåne.
  • Tomasz Cytrynowicz, Director of the Office, Bureau of the Office for Foreigners/Urząd do Spraw Cudzoziemców, Poland.
  • Vytautas Ežerskis, National Research and Legal Officer, EMN, Lithuania.
  • Philipp Heiermann, Researcher in Research Field I "International Migration and Migration Governance", EMN, Germany.
  • Nahikari Irastorza, Senior Researcher at the Malmö Institute for Studies for Migration, Diversity and Welfare, Malmö University.
  • Eleni Karageorgiou, Post-doctoral Researcher at the Department of Law, Lund University.
  • Vilmars Mangalis, Deputy Head of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, Latvia.
  • Annika Murov, Migration Expert, European Migration Network Estonian Contact Point, Estonia.
  • Sayaka Osanami Törngren, Associate Professor in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER), Malmö University.
  • Bernd Parusel, Senior Researcher at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS).
  • Suzanne Planchard, Research Coordinator, The Migration Studies Delegation (Delmi)
  • Hugo Rickberg, Specialist and EMN Coordinator at the Office of International Affairs, Swedish
  • Jutta Saastamoinen, Advisor, EMN Finland, Finnish Migration Service (Migri), Finland.
  • Gisela Thäter, Senior Legal Officer and Head of the Nordic Protection Unit, UNHCR
  • Constanza Vera-Larrucea, Research Coordinator, The Migration Studies Delegation (Delmi).
  • Silje Viken Larssen, Senior advisor, Settlement and Qualification, The Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi), Norway.


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