E.g., 06/08/2021
E.g., 06/08/2021
Events

Events

IOM/Angela Wells
Upcoming Event
May 11, 2021

The convergence of the second largest refugee crisis in the world and the COVID-19 pandemic has left the more than 5.5 million migrants who have fled Venezuela in an even more vulnerable position. Join leading officials from the Western hemisphere for a discussion on national and regional efforts to integrate Venezuelans, along with possible opportunities for further international cooperation.

World Bank Webinar

Bread for the World
Webinar
April 22, 2021

This webinar examines what roles diasporas could play in the development cooperation programs of countries of destination, as well as the potential challenges and opportunities for policy design.

Emrah Özesen / IOM
Webinar
April 19, 2021

Marking the launch of an initiative led by MPI and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, this event considers the extent to which externalization strategies such as the EU-Turkey agreement or deals with Libya and now-rescinded U.S. agreements to send asylum seekers to Central America have become the dominant strategies deployed by countries of asylum and how these policies have affected both asylum seekers and host and transit countries. 

IOM / Ana Marcela Cerdas Jiménez
Webinar
April 15, 2021

This report release event examines migration management in Mexico and Central America, and the growing government attention to migration functions, enhanced immigration enforcement, increased investments in asylum systems and existing protection frameworks, as well as labor migration policies. The discussion explores strategies that regional and U.S. governments, as well as civil society, can employ to better manage migration, as governments in the region are being confronted with rapidly changing migration trends. 

U.S. Department of Education
Webinar
April 21, 2021

This webcast explores findings from an MPI analysis that compares key sociodemographic characteristics of immigrant and U.S.-born parents of young and school-age children and underscores their two-generational implications. Speakers discuss potential ways to incorporate measures with an eye to achieving more responsive and effective service designs and improving equity and access more generally for these families.

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Muse Mohammed/IOM
Webinar
April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed mobility and cross-border movement across the globe in 2020. This two-panel discussion, with introductory remarks from the IOM Director General, showcases findings from an IOM-MPI report examining how the pandemic reshaped border management and human mobility. The conversation also focuses on what the lasting impacts may be throughout 2021 and beyond.

_SyrianBoys
October 27, 2015

The authors of three MPI papers present their findings on the experiences of refugee children, including Syrian childen in first-asylum countries and Somali Bantu refugees resettled in the United States, and the impacts on their mental health and education.

_DiverseStudents6
October 22, 2015

This webinar examines the challenges facing educators and policymakers as they attempt to meet the needs of immigrant and refugee students who arrive during their middle and high school years.

EVENT PH 2015.10.20
October 20, 2015

An MPI Europe video chat on the emerging role of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) in the current EU refugee crisis and its track record during its first five years, along with what strategies Europe ought to be pursuing with regards to its response.

_UnaccompaniedMinors
October 15, 2015

Marking the release of a MPI brief, this webinar will examine data on where unaccompanied child migrants are being placed in the United States, how they are faring in immigration courts, what services are available to them, and how U.S. communities are adapting to their arrival.

2015.9.30 Bali Forum
October 13, 2015

The launch of  a joint ADB/MPI initiative to better understand the barriers to freer movement of professionals within ASEAN and develop strategies to gradually overcome these hurdles. 

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