The unprecedented flows of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe in recent years opens up many questions. A debate at the University of Lucerne brings you the facts and figures and discusses the current challenges both globally and in Switzerland.

Datum: 8. November 2017
Zeit: 17.15 Uhr bis 18.30 Uhr
Ort: Room 3.A05

People migrating to Europe – be it as refugees or in search of work opportunities – are facing both visible and invisible walls. Marie McAuliffe, Head of the Migration Policy Research Division in International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Chloé Smith, a lawyer with the Collectif de défense (Geneva) will discuss current challenges and issues at stake globally and what the situation ist locally in Switzerland. Dr. Peter Larsen (Department of Anthropology, University of Lucerne) will moderate the debate.