Recommendations of project experts for Central and Eastern EU Member States on voting rights of third country nationals
International conference on political participation of immigrants in Prague
On 8 and 9 April 2015, 57 participants from 15 countries met in Prague on the occasion of the international conference on political participation of immigrants organized by the Organization for Aid to Refugees (OPU) in frame of the Fostering political participation in 9 Central and Eastern EU countries project. In her opening speech Czech Ombudswoman Anna Šabatová called for granting voting rights on local level to permanently residing third country nationals in the Czech Republic. For more information click here. Speakers from the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, OSCE, Malmö University, Berlin Parliament etc. presented their views on the issues of voting rights, advisory bodies and immigrant associations. Look at the the conference presentations here (see below). Marti...(more)
Time for Improvement: Obstacles to Political Participation of Immigrants in Estonia, Latvia and Poland
The comparative study is about political participation of immigrants in Estonia, Latvia and Poland....(more)
Electoral Rights for Third-Country Nationals in Europe - The EP-AFCO Report
Professor Derek Hutcheson´s presentation from March 2014 on the results of a study called "Franchise and electoral participation of third country citizens residing the European Union and of EU citizens residing in third countries" made for the European Parliament....(more)
Presentation of voting practices in Malmö
Look at a Malmö Stad powerpoint presentation on access to voting rights and different promotion actions to bring voters to the ballot boxes....(more)
Malmö’s Path Towards a Sustainable Future
Here you can find the Malmö city strategy of a sustainable development in the sectors of health, welfare and justice. The strategy was drafted by the Commission for a Socially Sustainable Malmö in December 2013....(more)
Multiculturalism and welfare state integration Swedish model path dependency
Author Karin Borevi offers an excellent overview of the Swedish integration policy from history to the present time....(more)
Analysis of electoral rights for third country nationals in Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden