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Events

Events

IOM/Angela Wells
Upcoming Event
May 19, 2021

In April 2021, the European Commission took a step toward the creation of a common EU return system, releasing its first Strategy on Voluntary Return and Reintegration. This MPI Europe event will examining origin- and destination-country policy priorities surrounding return, opportunities for cooperation, and possible next steps in policy development. 

MPI Europe Webinar

IOM/Angela Wells
Webinar
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. This discussion focuses on national and regional efforts to integrate Venezuelans, along with possible opportunities for further international cooperation.

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considers the extent to which externalization strategies such as the EU-Turkey agreement or deals with Libya and now-rescinded U.S. agreements to send asylum seekers to Central America have become the dominant strategies deployed by countries of asylum and how these policies have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.

2012 7 12   Panel    2WEB Bangkok Diaspora Handbook release
July 11, 2012

A discussion on diaspora engagement with Dr. Noppawan Tanpipat, Vice President, National Science and Technology Development Agency; and IOM and MPI representatives based in Asia.

2012.6.26 Event pic for site
June 26, 2012

The Washington DC launch event for the MPI/IOM handbook on diaspora engagement with the Director General of the International Organization for Migration, and MPI's Kathleen Newland.

GFMD1 web picture
June 22, 2012

A discussion with the 2012 Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development and Financial Secretary of the Republic of Mauritius Ali Mansoor and MPI's President Demetrios Papademetriou on the preparation of the 2012 GFMD summit, including an update on the possible ideas and projects contemplated that would fully integrate migration into the development framework, with a special focus on Africa.

2012.6.20 MPI Europe IOM Diaspora handbook
May 23, 2012

An MPI Europe-IOM event for the launch of a handbook on engaging diasporas in development and panel discussion.

2012.5.23 Role of National Governments in Immigrant Integration (DP)  Event photo for web
May 23, 2012

A comparative discussion on how nations are approaching immigrant integration strategies, with the Portuguese High Commissioner for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director; Sweden's State Secretary to the Minister for Integration;  Citizenship and Immigration Canada Associate Deputy Minister; and the MPI President.

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