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Integration policies: Who benefits? The development and use of indicators in integration debates

Project short name: MIPEX 2015

Supported by:
 European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals

Project span: November 2013 – June 2015

Leading organisations: Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), Migration Policy Group (MPG).

Co-operating organisation in Slovakia: Institute for public Affairs (IVO)

IVO project team:
 Oľga Gyárfášová, Martina Sekulová


  • To inform and engage key policy actors about how to use indicators to improve integration governance and policy effectiveness. 
  • To identify and measure integration outcomes, integration policies, and other contextual factors that can impact policy effectiveness;
  • To describe the real and potential beneficiaries of policies in seven key areas, namely employment, education, political participation, access to nationality, family reunification, long-term residence, and anti-discrimination.
  • To collect and analyse high-quality evaluations of integration policy effects.


  • Updating policies - the project will provide detailed and comparable accounts of the most recent policy changes, building on the baseline data gathered in the MIPEX research.
  • Collecting and analysing statistical information on policy outcomes, context, and beneficiaries.
  • Identifying and analysing evaluations of policy effects in at least 10 Member States.
  • Publishing and disseminating the results - press campaign will be organised in all 28 EU Member States. 

Outputs for Slovakia:

- Press conference and discussion in Bratislava

- Data presentation - MIPEX 2015 Slovakia 

EU Partners:

The project will conduct a complete review of integration outcomes, policies, and beneficiaries in the 28 EU Member States. In addition, the project includes 10 other countries: Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and the USA. 

Austria Beratungszentrum für Migranten and Migrantinnen
Belgium GERME, Free University of Brussels (ULB)
Bulgaria OSI
Croatia Institute for migration and ethnic studies
Czech Republic Multicultural Centre Prague
Estonia Institute of Baltic Studies
Finland Institute of Migration
France France Terre d'Asile
Germany Boell Foundation
Greece Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy - ELIAMEP
Hungary ICCR Budapest Foundation
Ireland Immigrant Council of Ireland
Italy ISMU
Latvia Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
Lithuania Lithuanian Social Research Centre
Luxembourg Association de Soutien aux Travailleurs Immigrés (ASTI)
Malta The People for Change Foundation
Netherlands The University of Maastricht
Poland Institute of Public Affairs
Portugal Centre for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon
Romania Soros Foundation Romania - OSI
Slovakia Institute for Public Affairs
Slovenia Peace Institute
Spain Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
Sweden Swedish Red Cross
Belgium MPG

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