27 Jan 2015
Womenomics: Solution for Japan’s Decline?
Author: Tomoko Kiyota, Annette Bradford, Rachel Ianacone, Henry Lawton, Tom Le, Seongmin Lee, Naohito Miura, Daichi Uchimura
Pacific Forum CSIS
This paper discusses the implications of the "Womenomics" policy put forward by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to improve women's advancement in society and their participation in the workforce.
More on «Womenomics: Solution for Japan’s Decline?»
15 Jan 2015
Unconfirmed but Still Feared: The Tidal Wave of Bulgarians and Romanians One Year Later
Author: Andreia Ghimis
European Policy Centre (EPC)
A year ago a number of EU states lifted employment restrictions on Romanian and Bulgarian citizens.
More on «Unconfirmed but Still Feared: The Tidal Wave of Bulgarians and Romanians One Year Later»
5 Jan 2015
Commitment to Development Index 2014
Author: Petra Krylová, Owen Barder
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This brief discusses the Commitment to Development Index (CDI) 2014, which ranks countries in terms of the effectiveness of their aid programs.
More on «Commitment to Development Index 2014»
New Approaches, Alternative Avenues and Means of Access to Asylum Procedures for Persons Seeking International Protection
Author: Elspeth Guild, Cathryn Costello, Madeline Garlick, Violeta Moreno-Lax, Minos Mouzourakis
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This paper looks at the EU's Common European Asylum System (CEAS) and assess the need and potential for new approaches for those seeking asylum in the EU.
More on «New Approaches, Alternative Avenues and Means of Access to Asylum Procedures for Persons Seeking International Protection»
Haitian Migrant Workers in the Dominican Repulic: A Different Framework
Author: Wenche Hauge
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This brief looks at unregulated cross border migration from Haiti into the Dominican Republic.
More on «Haitian Migrant Workers in the Dominican Repulic: A Different Framework»
Origins and Evolution of Zionism
Author: Liora Halperin
Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
This footnote discusses Jewish history and politics, focusing on the rise of the Zionist movement in Europe and its evolution into a settlement and nation-building project in Palestine.
More on «Origins and Evolution of Zionism»
Europe's Asylum and Migration Crisis
Author: John Dalhuisen, Elspeth Guild, Sue Le Mesurier
According to the International Organization for Migration, more than 3,000 migrants bound for European shores died crossing the Mediterranean in 2014.
More on «Europe's Asylum and Migration Crisis»
Effects of the Syrian Refugees on Turkey
Author: Oytun Orhan, Sabiha Senyücel Gündoğar
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)
This paper examines how Turkey's social structure, economy, politics and security has been effected by Syrian refugees entering the country as well as the implications of the refugee crisis for Turkish policy.
More on «Effects of the Syrian Refugees on Turkey»