The second Research Coordination Meeting of the Prague Process Migration Observatory took place in Vienna on 23 of July 2019. The meeting featured the discussion on the new cycle of research papers of the Migration Observatory that will see light at the end of 2019. During the event, each expert had an opportunity to present his draft research and receive concrete feedback from the peer-researches. Such feedback round in a small group of experts allowed identifying gaps and posing important research questions, which the papers shall further address
Building upon the experience of the first Research Coordination Meeting and recommendations provided by the expert group in 2018, the 2019 outputs of the Migration Observatory will be of a comparative nature and in most cases go beyond the national context of single states. The work of the Migration Observatory and its analytical outputs should, however, be further promoted among academia and NGOs to reach out to the research community and policy actors on different levels. All experts strongly supported the research focus on recent trends, which put a spotlight on things that policymakers do not have on their radars yet. The persisting need on better coherence between research and policy, as well as research and actual project
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