Center for research and education on international migration and ethic relations
Education – Research – Consultation
Mirra specializes in international migration on the level of research, education and consultation. The center offers lectures, workshops and courses for businesses, organizations and the civil servants. Research, analysis and evaluation on migration related issues are at the core of its operations. The center also provides consultation to individuals, firms, institutions and municipalities.
Það var mikið gleðiefni fyrir Mirru að taka á móti veglegum styrk úr Jafnréttissjóði Íslands þann 19. júní s.l. Styrkurinn er veittur til rannsóknar, sem ber yfirskriftina: Kjör, lífskilyrði og staða innflytjendakvenna í láglaunastörfum á almennum og opinberum...
Role and Specialization
Mirra offers both general and specific education on cultural diversity, (multi-culture) and the multiple challenges it brings to the Icelandic labor market and society as a whole. Education is provided in the form of workshops, courses and lectures, tailor made for the needs of the client, whether managers or other employees.
Mirra conducts research, analysis and offers consultation on migration, labor migrants and cultural diversity within Icelandic society. Research is based upon mixed methodology, both qualitative and quantitative.
Mirra offers consultation to organizations, businesses and municipalities regarding solutions and plans related to problems and challenges that follow the new reality of cultural diversity in Iceland.
Mirra’s operations are based on yearlong experience of research, teaching and lecturing.
Did you know that:
- In 2019 foreign born members of Efling trade union amounted to: 54% 54%
- In January 2018 the national average of immigrants was : 14% 14%
- Of all declared taxpayers registered in tax year 2017, foreign citizens accounted for: 8% 8%
- Ratio of immigrants in Reykjanesbær: 23% 23%
- Increase of immigrants in Iceland from 2010-2018 was: 44% 44%
- The ratio of immigrants in the capital area of Reykjavik is: 65% 65%
- The ratio of women immigrants in 2017 was: 48% 48%
- Of all immigrants in 2018, Poles constituted: 40% 40%
- In 2017 the first generation immigrants aged 20-55 years was: 80,5% 80,5%