Facts about the region’s flow of people and remittances
Friday, 26 June 2009, 12.00 – 14.00 – Much has been said about migration from the Western Balkans and its consequences for both the region itself and for Europe.
Some observers fear massive Balkan immigration in the case of visa liberalisation or the region’s integration within the EU; others stress the importance of remittances for the Western Balkan’s economic health.
Debates about complex factors such as these demand sound and reliable information. Hence the importance of the Gallup Balkan Monitor (GBM) – the region’s most wide-ranging public opinion survey, conducted by Gallup in partnership with the European Fund for the Balkans.
The event will answer key questions such as: