September 29, 2015
CEU School of Public Policy (SPP) MPA student Yahya Abdullah's story about living as a Syrian refugee in Turkey is featured in this Elite Daily piece from August 2014. http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/story-syrian-millennial-life-exile/691527/
September 26, 2015
Hungarian weekly Elet es Irodalom discusses migration and Austria, and quotes Bernhard Knoll-Tudor, director of Executive Education and Outreach at CEU’s School of Public Policy about the reactions of the Hungarian government and Hungarian people to the influx of refugees into their country. Due to copyright regulations, the article is only available in print (2015.09.26.2015. p.4. A menekultugy Becsbol nezve)
September 25, 2015
http://librarius.hu/2015/09/25/honpolgar-hamarosan-te-is-menekult-leszel-muhi-klara-bokros-lajos-es-turay-balazs-a-menekultkerdesrol/ - News portal librarius.hu asked Hungarian opinion leaders to share their views on the refugee crisis.
September 24, 2015
There is no price tag attached to my hand stretched out to refugees, people threatened by wars, and violent regimes. The humanitarian argument prevails over any cost-benefit analysis. But as a labor economist, I firmly believe it is my obligation to help us better understand the labor market impacts of immigration.
September 23, 2015
Hungarian national radio’s 180 perc program interviewed Martin Kahanecz, associate professor at CEU’s School of Public Policy at a conference on migration organized by the Danube Institute at ELTE, in which Kahanecz highlighted how migrants can contribute to Europe’s prosperity. Further coverage: http://24.hu/kozelet/2015/09/23/mar-nem-a-migransoktol-kell-rettegni-hanem-a-szornyu-tudosoktol/
September 23, 2015
Hungarian national radio’s program 180 perc interviewed Martin Kahanec, associate professor at CEU’s School of Public Policy, at a migration conference organized by the Danube Institute at ELTE, in which Kahanec highlighted how migrants can add value to Europe. Further coverage: http://24.hu/kozelet/2015/09/23/mar-nem-a-migransoktol-kell-rettegni-hanem-a-szornyu-tudosoktol/
September 15, 2015
Five CEU students and recent graduates investigated "how EU values connect with crisis responses in asylum policy, and how these responses are received and translated in the national arena through the critical case of Hungary" in Open Borders, Closed Minds: EU Asylum Policy in Crisis, their final report presented on August 2 at the Allianz Summer Academy on Europe (ASA).
September 7, 2015
http://index.hu/tech/2015/09/07/ingyenwifit_kaptak_a_menekultek_a_keletiben/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu reports: CEU volunteers have solved one of refugees’ major difficulties by setting up WiFi hot spots at Keleti Railway Station. The project aiming at providing WiFi and phone charging stations is led by Kate Coyer, Director of the Civil Society and Technology Project at the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at CEU's School of Public Policy (SPP). More coverage: