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E.g., 04/16/2021
Events

Events

Emrah Özesen / IOM
Upcoming Event
April 19, 2021

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consider the extent to which externalization strategies such as the EU-Turkey agreement or deals with Libya and now-rescinded U.S. agreements to send asylum seekers to Central America have become the dominant strategies deployed by countries of asylum and how these policies have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

MPI Webinar

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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
Upcoming Event
April 21, 2021

This webcast will explore new 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 will 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.

MPI Webinar

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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.

IOM Muse Mohammed Jasem a Syrian refugee resettled to France
Muse Mohammed/IOM
Webinar
March 17, 2021

Ten years into the response to the Syrian refugee crisis, this webinar explores findings from a research project conducted by the Durable Solutions Platform (DSP) and MPI on lessons from international experiences to support pathways to solutions in the Syrian refugee context.

2021.2.22 UNHCR Resettlement From Somalia to US
UNHCR / J. Rae
Webinar
February 22, 2021

This event organized by MPI and CWS, one of nine U.S. refugee resettlement agencies, explored refugee resettlement and complementary pathways that represent untapped opportunities for refugees to improve their lives through migration, along with opportunities for international cooperation on resettlement and considerations for implementing complementary pathways at an international level.

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January 23, 2020

On this webinar, experts and state refugee resettlement program leaders discuss two activities that can be key parts of a broader strategy for sustaining and improving employment services for refugees: Partnerships with experts in workforce development strategies, and access to federal workforce development funding.

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December 5, 2019

Amid ongoing debates about the costs and benefits of free movement, this MPI Europe webchat examines big-picture trends of East-West migration; considers possible policy responses at regional, national, and EU levels to alleviate some of the challenges; and reflects on realistic actions that could be taken under the incoming European Commission.

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October 29, 2019

Leading policymakers and key stakeholders from Latin America, as well as representatives of major international institutions, offer their views on the challenges ahead as Latin American governments seek to chart strategies for responding to large-scale forced migration flows, such as those from Venezuela and Nicaragua.

EVENT PHOTO 2019.10.29 Latin American Response to Venuzuealan and Nicaraguan Migration Crises
October 29, 2019

Responsables de políticos principales y partes interesadas de América Latina, así como representantes de instituciones internacionales claves, ofrecen sus puntos de vista sobre los desafíos futuros mientras gobiernos latinoamericanos buscan establecer las estrategias para responder a flujos migratorios forzados a gran escala, como los de Venezuela y Nicaragua.

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    October 23, 2019

    This event hosted by MPI Europe and the Research Unit of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration featured a discussion of research into legal migration pathways for work and training for low- and middle-skilled migrants.

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    August 28, 2019

    This MPI webinar marks the release of a policy brief that explores program and policy opportunities to improve home visiting services for immigrant and DLL families currently underparticipating in these programs due to a lack of culturally and linguistically responsive programming and other barriers

    flickr EUCivilProtectionHumanitarianAidOperations Refugee crisis in the Western Balkans
    July 15, 2019

    With thousands more migrants potentially traveling through the Western Balkans this year, this MPI Europe webinar explores the implications of the buttressed EU border on the bloc’s neighbors, including the issues of outsourcing migration control, EU support for addressing irregular migration in neighboring countries, and considerations for EU policymakers.

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    June 12, 2019

    This MPI Europe webinar examines innovative ways to better design and implement predeparture orientation programs for resettling refugees from the perspective of a diverse range of actors, including a refugee who went through such a program before arriving in the Netherlands.

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    April 29, 2019

    This webinar covers findings from MPI's report that investigates the unintended consequences for English Learners of using the four-year graduation rate for school accountability. Speakers examine California’s use of an alternative method to calculate some graduation rates and the options states can consider to broaden the definition of a successful high school by using multiple graduation rate indicators.

    Expert talks about child abuse prevention airforce
    April 23, 2019

    Marking the release of an MPI report, this webinar examines the intersection between immigration and child welfare systems and promising child welfare policies and agency approaches to address the needs of children of immigrants and their families.

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