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Events

Events

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.

Immigration Law and Policy Conference Image - Supreme Court
iStock.com
Upcoming Event
September 20, 2022

The conference will feature 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.

Georgetown Law Campus and Online

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. 

A food and goods distribution to returned migrants in Burkina Faso
IOM/Alexander Bee
Webinar
June 27, 2022

This MPI Europe webinar examines how referral mechanisms can be designed so that returnees receive the core services they need, while also ensuring support is embedded within the local community. 

Image of Central American worker checking corn in cornfield.
Trabajador en campo de maíz, revisando maíz. (Photo: iStock/pradana_w)
Webinar
June 14, 2022

Este seminario web, que presenta el lanzamiento de un informe, examina el potencial de Canadá, México y Costa Rica para expandir los programas de trabajadores temporales para los centroamericanos, ofreciendo un medio importante para convertir algunos flujos irregulares en flujos legales.

A returnee who benefited from IOM Libya’s reintegration program.
May 23, 2022

Experts and practitioners in migrant-origin and destination countries examine how to leverage predeparture counseling for sustainable reintegration of returnees in this conversation marking the release of a related MPI Europe policy brief that explores promising approaches to strengthen the links between the predeparture and post-arrival phases in reintegration programs.

Afghan refugees arrive on a flight from Tajikistan
May 19, 2022

This official side event of the International Migration Review Forum revists lessons from COVID-19, and explores the potential for greater international coordination over health and mobility and setting principles that are clear, equitable, streamlined, and future-focused.

Photo of mask-wearing students in a classroom
May 17, 2022

Marking the release of a report examining the assessment of English Learner (EL) students after pandemic-induced disruptions, this webinar examines ELs’ learning experiences during the 2020-21 academic year and their performance and participation in statewide testing, and how schools are using data to inform interventions and instruction this year. 

International Migration Review Forum 2022 Official Side Event
May 17, 2022

Organized on the margins of the first International Migration Review Forum, this official side event looks at effective practices and programs to build socially cohesive and inclusive societies—including lessons from post-conflict settings on how to build intergroup trust. Discussants focus on successful development interventions and offer examples of why some promising ideas may have fallen short in practice.

Nigerian Interior Ministry start IOM’s Migration Information & Data Analysis System in Abuja airport
May 10, 2022

Marking the launch of an IOM-MPI report, this webcast examines the state of mobility across world regions into the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic—what travel restrictions remain, what policy adaptations have occurred, and how do systems improve for the next public-health crisis.

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IOM Displaced Ukrainians who have just crossed the Medyka border in Poland getting as
May 4, 2022

This webinar convenes international experts to consider what is known about public opinion and narratives on refugees and what this means for the Ukrainian crisis. How can immediate post-crisis solidarity be harnessed and made more sustainable?

Emergency department. Centre Hospitalier de la Région d'Annecy (CHRA)
April 28, 2022

As the European Union unveils its new skills and talent package, this MPI Europe webinar explores how Europe can address its labor market needs at a time of great upheaval, and the role that immigration and immigrant integration policy can play in helping propel Europe’s economic recovery.

Help Wanted sign offers employment in a restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland
April 20, 2022

With the United States having 11.3 million unfilled positions as of March 2022 and facing an aging population, declining fertility, and shifting skills needs, what role can immigration serve in fulfilling labor market needs, particularly in the area of health care? Experts will explore on this webinar.

Tribute for Demetrios G. Papademetriou - Doris Meissner speaker
March 28, 2022

MPI and MPI Europe celebrated the life and career of Dr. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, bringing together speakers from around the world to speak to his legacy. 

Guatemalan migrant family in Mexico
March 16, 2022

This event explored changing migration patterns from Guatemala, how policymakers and development practitioners can help create livelihood options and address other drivers of migration, and the broader lessons for policy approaches in sending and receiving countries that could help better manage migration and provide alternatives to irregular migration.

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