Social challenges and possible regional co-operation and action

Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Latvia in cooperation with Ministry of Welfare of Latvia and Swedish Embassy in Latvia in November 12 organised Experts’ round table discussion on labour migration in the Nordic-Baltic region: Social challenges and possible regional co-operation and action.
The aim of the discussion was to gather Nordic and Baltic experts – civil servants and researchers – in order to identify concrete areas for co-operation and create joint project ideas to address social challenges related to the labour migration that are shared by Nordic and Baltic region countries.
The experts were invited to share their knowledge regarding both EU-citizens and labour migrants from countries outside the EU. Discussion topics were related to social challenges of labour migration. Photo gallery

Presentations:
Social Integration: inclusion and exclusion of migrant workers in the Nordic/Baltic region – the case of Denmark (Trine Lund Thomsen, CoMID, Aalborg University, Denmark)


Impact of intra Baltic Sea region labour migration on national social security systems (Mihails Hazans, University of Latvia, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Latvia)


Impact of intra Baltic Sea region labour migration on national social security systems. Labour market challenges Individual approaches and National and municipal challenges in social integration of labour migrants. Identifying best practices (Rasmus Ole Rasmussen, Nordregio, Stockholm, Sweden)