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Silvia Carta
Policy Analyst
Silvia Carta is a Policy Analyst in the European Migration and Diversity Programme at the European Policy Centre. Her main fields of work include the Common European Asylum System, the external dimension of asylum policies and EU migration cooperation with third countries, as well as international refugee law and asylum jurisprudence.

Before joining the EPC, she worked as a parliamentary assistant and policy advisor in the European Parliament. Prior to that, she gained experience in the legal team of the UNHCR Regional Representation for EU Affairs in Brussels. She also worked as a research assistant at the Odysseus Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe (Brussels) and as a legal intern at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg).

She holds an LL.M. in European Union Law from the Institut d’études européennes (IEE) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, an MA in Human Rights and Multi-Level Governance from the University of Padua, and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Development Cooperation from the University of Turin.

PROGRAMME

European Migration and Diversity

PROJECTs

Areas of expertise

Common European Asylum System, international asylum law, external dimension of EU migration policy, integration and inclusion

Current positions

Policy Analyst

Education

LL.M. in European Union Law from the Institut d’études européennes (IEE), Université Libre de Bruxelles (Grande distinction)
MA in Human Rights and Multi-Level Governance, University of Padua
Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Development Cooperation, University of Turin

Languages

Italian, English, French

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Publications

European Commission / DISCUSSION PAPER
The von der Leyen European Commission at midterm: Same priorities, different reality
By Corina Stratulat , Annika Hedberg , Stefan Sipka , Janis A. Emmanouilidis , Johannes Greubel , Francesco De Angelis , Laura Rayner , Danielle Brady , Perle Petit , Silvia Carta , Andrea García Rodríguez , Simon Dekeyrel , Melanie Fessler , Tommaso Grossi , Emily Fitzpatrick , Elizabeth Kuiper , Marta Mucznik - 13/06/2022
Conference on the Future of Europe / EPC ROUND-UP
The Conference on the Future of Europe: From citizens’ recommendations to EU policy
By Ivano di Carlo , Sophie Pornschlegel , Francesco De Angelis , Laura Rayner , Danielle Brady , Filipe Ataíde Lampe , Silvia Carta - 05/05/2022
Migration / POLICY INSIGHTS
Migrants’ access to decent work and housing in the EU
By Alberto-Horst Neidhardt , Silvia Carta - 23/02/2022
Migration / DISCUSSION PAPER
Future-proofing resettlement policies: Next steps for resettlement and community sponsorship in the EU
By Olivia Sundberg Diez , Helena Hahn , Silvia Carta - 06/12/2021


Contributions

Migration / CONTRIBUTION
Meeting with students from the College of Europe
Silvia Carta was invited to present and discuss the activation of the Temporary Protection Directive in the context of the EU's response towards people fleeing the war in Ukraine. This was part of the study trip to Brussels and Luxembourg organised for a group of students of the College of Europe (Natolin).

Brussels trip organised by the College of Europe
05 May 2022 - ,
College of Europe
Migration / INTERVIEW
Interview on the Activation of the Temporary Protection Directive
Silvia Carta was invited to speak at Radio Radicale (Italy) on the Council's decision to activate the EU Temporary Protection Directive in response to displacement from Ukraine. She provided an overview of the Directive’s scope, particularly looking at the situation of non-Ukrainian nationals displaced following the outbreak of the conflict. The recording is available here.

Interview on the Activation of the Temporary Protection Directive
03 March 2022 - ,
Radio Radicale
Migration / CONTRIBUTION
Internal hearing on "Security Union package/Schengen package"
Silvia Carta was invited to speak at an internal hearing on the Security Union and the Schengen Package at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). She focused her intervention on the Commission proposal for a Regulation amending the Schengen Borders Code and on the proposed Regulation addressing situations of instrumentalisation in the field of migration and asylum. The hearing will inform the EESC's opinion on the proposals.

25 February 2022 - Brussels,
European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)


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