E.g., 09/19/2021
E.g., 09/19/2021
Events

Events

Community Gardens in Ecuador
Natalie Oren / UN Migration Agency
Upcoming Event
September 20, 2021

En esta conversación, líderes de ciudades medianas examinarán las respuestas sociales de la region que han resultado en la integración de nuevos migrantes en comunidades locales.

MPI Webinario

Refugees undergo PCR testing for COVID-19 before going to Europe
Muse Mohammed/IOM
Webinar
September 14, 2021

With COVID-19 likely to significantly reshape health-care systems in Europe and worldwide, speakers on this webinar will reflect on the implications of the public-health crisis for migrant health and discuss promising innovations and strategies that ultimately could reduce the disparities in health care that already existed pre-pandemic for immigrants and other diverse populations—if undertaken in timely fashion.

Jesuit Refugee Service International
Webinar
September 13, 2021

This MPI Europe webinar marks the launch of a report that maps refugee resettlement and complementary pathway programs around the world and offers recommendations for how UNHCR, national governments, civil society, and others can most effectively support the growth of resettlement and complementary pathways.

Temporary soft sided facilities used to process noncitizen individuals as part of current border security along the Southwest Border in Donna, Texas
U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Michael Battise
Webinar
September 2, 2021

The sprawling U.S. immigration detention system has long been controversial for its conditions of care, number of immigrants and asylum seekers detained, and costs. This discussion focuses on a new report that provides a vision for a reimagined immigration custody system. 

Man at Port in Tema
World Bank/Jonathan Ernst
Webinar
August 26, 2021

On this webinar speakers discuss a recent policy brief Deepening Labor Migration Governance at a Time of Immobility: Lessons from Ghana and Senegal. Experts and government officials from the region and Europe explore the importance of labor migration for West Africa, related policy efforts by the Ghanaian and Senegalese governments, and how development agencies can best support African countries in resuming mobility and enhancing the development benefits of labor migration.

Secretary Mayorkas keynotes 18th Immigration Law and Policy Conference
Upcoming Event
September 27, 2021

Join top experts at the 2021 annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, as they analyze immigration in the early months of the Biden administration; shine a light on crucial, often overlooked topics; and share visions of the future and how immigration law and policy can respond to our changing world in a manner that is humane and in the national interest.

Webcast

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. 

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. 

2021.4.8 IOM Muse Mohammed Syrian Refugees Leaving Lebanon   Covid
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
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
February 22, 2021

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

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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.

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.

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. 

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. 

2021.4.8 IOM Muse Mohammed Syrian Refugees Leaving Lebanon   Covid
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.

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