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GES Blog: What we have learned from 30 years of “Schengen”

Blogpost Matthias_Luecke Irregular_Migration
Under present rules, EU member states on the external EU border are supposed to receive refugees and process their applications for asylum or other protection. “This is not fair because it puts a large fiscal burden on a small number of member states (especially Italy, Greece, and Hungary) where most refugees do not even want to stay”, says Matthias Luecke, organizer of the GES-Session:

Migrants Knocking on Europe’s Doors

A new, functional asylum system in Europe should be built around these features.

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The World Convenes in Kiel - Solution City: The GES 2015 takes place from October 12-14!

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Kiel, Germany
October 13-14, 2015
October 12, 2015
Approximately 350 leading decision makers from politics, business, academia, and civil society.
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What is the GES?

The GES ProcessThe GES is a solution forum attracting world leaders to generate solutions for the most important global problems.

It presents a neutral, creative space in which we can think afresh about tackling global problems across national, cultural, social and religious divides. Hallmarks are that it is research-based and solution-oriented. It is organized every year by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and its partners and is closely linked to the Institute’s research work.

The GES 2015 takes place from October 12th to 14th in Kiel, Germany!

The GES Selected Solutions 2014/2015 are out now

The GES is not just another discussion forum; it´s a solution forum, focusing on global problems. Our proposed solutions to these problems are designed to be useful, concrete, and implementable.

These are just two of the challenges we addressed in 2014 at the GES in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Over 700 world-leading decision makers and experts attended, including Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. The main proposals generated can be found in our volume, “GES Selected Solutions 2014/2015”.

GES Speaker 2015: We welcome Nobel Laureate George Akerlof

Speaker 2015: George Akerlof

We are happy to announce that the American economist and Nobel Laureate George Akerlof will speak at the GES 2015.

In 2001, George Akerlof was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. His work has covered behavioral economics, macroeconomics, and market imperfections. Furthermore, Akerlof is married to Janet Yellen, who is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Watch some photo impressions of the GES 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What can we do? Join the GES communities!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

How to solve global problems? These are our solutions:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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