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About the recording:
Migration constitutes one of humanity’s most basic instincts – the urge to go in search of new horizons. If we use the term crisis, it is appropriate to speak about the crisis of fundamental European values and the regression of the European vision in regard to the continents approach to dealing with refugees. It is inclusivity that brings security and the need for a sense of belonging plays a crucial role in integrating newcomers and improving our security.
- Sara Kekuš – Centre for Peace Studies, Zagreb
- Ifigeneia Kokkali– Expert in Refugee Education, Greece
- Aleksandar Obradović– Philopolitics, Belgrade
- Žarka Radoja– Radio Free Europe, Belgrade
Lola Joksimović – CZKD
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