ITFLOWS Researchers will participate in the Global Borderlands conference

On Saturday 18 September 2021 at 9:00 CET, ITFLOWS is participating in the online conference Global Borderlands: getting to the core of crimmigration, that begins on Thursday 16 and finishes on Saturday 18 September 2021. Cristina Blasi (Coord.), Colleen Boland (UAB), Daniel Morente (UAB), Madalina Moraru (BUL) and Alexandra Xanthaki (BUL) will present in a … Continued

ITFLOWS First Annual Meeting

ITFLOWS Project will have its First Annual Meeting in an online format with events spread throughout the month of September. On 10 September, the Consortium will gather for a one-day internal meeting to take stock of the work done in the first year of the project and to discuss next steps and dissemination strategies. This … Continued

Predictive AI technologies for migration governance: An ITFLOWS EUMigraTool Symposium

When: 16 September 2021, 11:00 – 13:00 CEST Format: Virtual – Zoom International migration governance, increasingly a policy priority, is a complex field involving multiple actors across multi-level global migration networks. Predictive artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have been identified as a promising new set of tools to anticipate and manage future migration flows. The feasibility … Continued

Cristina Blasi participates in the Peer Learning of the Working Group on Alternatives to Detention (ATD) within the United Nations Network for Migration (UNNM)

The IOM’s work on ATD is detailed at the ATD Toolkit, prepared by the International Migration Law (IML) Unit. More information on the UNNM Thematic WG can be found here. Dr. Cristina Blasi, coordinator of ITFLOWS, has joined today the Working Group on the Alternatives to Detention (ATD) and participated in the peer learning session of the United Nations … Continued

Participation in the Border Management Community of CERIS

On 16 June 2021 Dr Cristina Blasi, coordinator of ITFLOWS, participated in the Border Management (BM) Community of European Research and Innovation for Security (CERIS) Working Groups. As an evolution of the European Commission’s Community of Users for Safe, Secure and Resilient Societies (CoU), CERIS seeks a proactive participation of technical experts and civil society , to discuss … Continued

Cristina Blasi (UAB) presenting ITFLOWS at the Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya

Next 10 June, Cristina Blasi (UAB) -ITFLOWS Scientific Coordinator- will participate in an event on the social effects of armed conflicts, titled “Vidas Truncadas”. The session will discuss the lives of refugees, exiles and marginalised people during war times. The event will take place at the Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya (Barcelona) and will also … Continued

ITFLOWS participated in a Workshop organised by FRONTEX

On May 20th and 21st eleven representatives of EU funded projects related to Border and External Security (BES) participated in a workshop organised by FRONTEX. In addition, members of DG Migration and Home Affairs, the Border Security Observatory and various governments joined the meeting. ITFLOWS Scientific Coordinator, Cristina Blasi (UAB), introduced the ITFLOWS Project to … Continued

BES Cluster first meeting

On May 19th, members of six different H2020 projects joined together for their first BES Cluster meeting. The ITFLOWS Project was represented by Cristina Blasi (Project Coordinator). The purpose of this Cluster is to convene EU-funded projects related to Border Security and External Security (BES) in order to learn from other each other, share relevant information, collaborate in … Continued

ITFLOWS Coordinator will participate in the Horizon Europe Week 2021

ITFLOWS Project coordinator, Cristina Blasi (UAB), will participate in the Horizon Europe Week 2021. This event is organised by the Catalan Government and will take place from May 31st to June 4th, with a variety of different seminars over the course of one week. In particular, Cristina Blasi will participate in a session focused on … Continued

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