News

2021

November

8 November 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in an online panel discussion on the migration crisis on the EU border with Belarus, organised by the Fundacja Batorego and ECFR Warsaw.

8 November 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a debate on the “Rule of law: Does Poland have a point?” organised by the European Council on Foreign Relations.

8 November 2021

ESI's Kristof Bender attended a migration workshop in Malta where he spoke on a panel about “global trends and cooperation with countries outside of the European Union”.

4 November 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to a screening and public debate of the film “Shadow Game” on teenage refugees.

October

29 October 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online discussion  on the “EU and Western Balkans after the Slovenian Presidency Summit. What does it mean for the region?” organised by the GLOBSEC. 

28 October 2021

ESI’s Gerald Knaus received the Karl Carstens Award 2021 by the German Federal Academy for Security Policy for outstanding services to communicate security policy issues and the idea of comprehensive security to the broader public.

27 October 2021

ESI’s Kristof Bender spoke at an online seminar on the “Western Balkan countries’ integration in the EU: the case for Kosovo” together with Albin Kurti, Prime Minister of Kosovo.

26 October 2021

Kristof Bender participated in a Czech-German-Austrian online citizens dialogue on the future of EU enlargement in the Western Balkans.

16 October 2021

Gerald Knaus participate in a panel discussion on borders entitled: “WIR* – Eine Grenzerfahrung” (We – A Border Experience) organised by the Schauspielhaus in Graz where he spoke about the EU’s migration policy.

15 October 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a study visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina organised by the International Institute for Peace (IIP), the Karl Renner Institute and the Austrian Institute for International Affairs (oiip) from Vienna

15 October 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on his book “Welche Grenzen brauchen wir?” by Volkshochschule Stuttgart.

14 October 2021

Gerald Knaus participated in the screening of the film “Wir sind jetzt hier” followed by a discussion on resettlement.

14 October 2021

Gerald Knaus met with Boris Pistorius, Minister of the Interior of the German state of Lower Saxony, to exchange views on the future of asylum and migration policy.

13 October 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Europe's failure at its borders organised by the Center for Applied European Studies (CAES)

11 October 2021

ESI’s Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a panel discussion on a realistic and humane asylum policy organised by the Evangelische Akademie Tutzing.

2 October 2021

ESI’s Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation and to moderate a discussion panel on Afghanistan at the annual Visby Conference under the topic “Challenges, Cooperation, Confrontation – Global and Regional Dilemmas.”

1 October 2021

ESI senior analyst Adnan Cerimagic spoke at a panel on the Balkans' European perspective and reconciliation.

September

30 September 2021

ESI's Adnan Cerimagic spoke at an online conference about how journalists and think tanks from the Western Balkans communicate with Brussels and EU member states.

30 September 2021

ESI’s Gerald Knaus and Kristof Bender went to Paris to present ESI proposals on asylum policy and how to revive the EU accession process in South East Europe.

27 September 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on the future of asylum and migration policy organised by the Stiftung Demokratie Saarland. He outlined ESI’s proposal for a new, humane approach on borders and asylum.