(1996, Essen, Germany; 95 staff; www.stiftung-mercator.de/en/)
Is an independent and private foundation. It strives for a society characterized by openness to the world, solidarity and equal opportunities. Consequently, it supports disadvantaged youth, especially of migrant origin, in achieving academic success, promotes “energy transition as a trigger for global” climate change mitigation and promotes science and the humanities.
- European and African perspectives on asylum and migration policy: Seeking common ground (April 2020, 52p): “explores how European and African governments can reach common ground on jointly managing migration from Africa to Europe.”
Leadership: Winifried Kneip (Executive Director), Rüdiger Frohn (Chairman)
Budget: € 65.2m