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Events

Events

Kindergarten girl raises hand
EDUimages/Allison Shelley
Upcoming Event
October 12, 2022

Language access policies and services are critical to promoting the equitable participation of Dual Language Learners and their families in early childhood programs, yet there are persisting participation gaps. This webinar will outline federal and state efforts to implement language access policies in the early childhood field, opportunities to improve language services, and more.

MPI Webinar

Jesuit houses sheltering families in Lyiv, Ukraine
Jesuit Refugee Service International/Sergi Camara
Upcoming Event
October 11, 2022

Integration policy is often forged in the heat of crises, with limited resources to make improvements along the way. As a result, lessons from promising innovations often get lost. Failure to embrace an evidence culture in migrant integration may come at a high human, financial, and societal cost, as this MPI Europe webinar organized as part of the HORIZON SPRING project will explore.

MPI Europe Webinar

Evacuees prepare to board a C-17 at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Afghanistan
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Nicholas Guevara/Department of Defense
Webinar
August 10, 2022

Marking the one-year withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, this webinar reflects on the humanitarian and development challenges in Afghanistan and for neighbors, the difficult choices facing aid donors, and what needs to be done to ensure at-risk Afghans can reach safety.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and MPI's Doris Meissner at 2022 conference
Michelle Mittelstadt/MPI
Event
September 20, 2022

The conference featured fresh, thoughtful policy and legal analysis, and discussion of some of the top immigration issues by leading government officials, attorneys, policymakers, researchers, advocates, and other experts.

Closed until further notice in window due to the COVID 19 coronavirus pandemic
iStock/Jake Powell
Webinar
June 30, 2022

On this webinar, speakers examine how government strategies, practices, and instruments of integration policymaking have adapted during the pandemic both in Europe and North America, and what lessons there are for the future.

Guatemalan farmworkers working in field
©FAO/Alex Webb
Event
June 21, 2022

On this webinar, speakers discuss the main challenges faced by countries of origin and destination in ensuring mutual benefits through labor migration and strategies moving forward related to migration and development in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. 

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 facilities used to process noncitizens as part of current border security in Donna, Texas
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
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.

Afghan women and children
August 24, 2021

With the safety of millions of Afghans at stake, this MPI Europe conversation explores Europe’s possible responses to the situation in Afghanistan and in neighboring countries. Experts on this webinar also examine how European governments can best prepare to respond to a possible increase in the number of asylum seekers reaching Europe’s borders in the next few months. 

special school in Quito for migrant children
August 3, 2021

Al reflexionar sobre los desafíos a corto y mediano plazo que enfrentan los venezolanos en Suramérica y el Caribe, líderes de la diáspora venezolana y miembros de la sociedad civil exploran lo que logró la conferencia de donantes y discuten alianzas e iniciativas prometedoras.

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Photo of two latino boys in a classroom
July 21, 2021

Featuring findings from a recent MPI report, speakers examined the process of releasing unaccompanied children to sponsors, the current structure of federal post-release services, and the most significant needs these children and their U.S. sponsors experience. The discussion also explored efforts by philanthropic, state, and local actors to address the needs of this population and their communities, what service gaps exist, and key recommendations to improve access to services.

June 24, 2021

Experts discuss findings from a report examining the underemployment of college graduates in the United States and explore the promising strategies that exist to mitigate this brain waste for the benefit of the U.S. economy. 

June 16, 2021

MPI research shows that one third of children ages 5 and under in the United States are Dual Language Learners (DLLs) and this webinar explores what should be included in standardized, comprehensive DLL identification and tracking processes for early childhood systems, promising approaches from across the United States, new state and national data, and legislative efforts to effectively define and identify DLLs.

A mobile health team visiting the Habal IDP in Somalia.
June 3, 2021

This conversation marks the release of an MPI policy brief and reflects on how mobility systems in sub-Saharan Africa have adapted to meet the public health challenges posed by COVID-19, and what lessons can be learned.

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 examines origin- and destination-country policy priorities surrounding return, opportunities for cooperation, and possible next steps in policy development. 

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