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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
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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

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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
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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.

Conference Logo 2021
October 4, 2021

This virtual conference explores how the diverse landscape of partnerships, social enterprises, participatory models, and community-led initiatives spearheading social innovation for inclusion has fared during COVID-19. It also focuses on how this ecosystem can emerge strengthened from the pandemic, and be a vital force in addressing new humanitarian challenges.

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

The 2021 annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference featured a keynote conversation with Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas and top experts analyzing immigration in the early months of the Biden administration and sharing 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.

Community Gardens in Ecuador
September 20, 2021

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

Refugees undergo PCR testing for COVID-19 before going to Europe
September 14, 2021

With COVID-19 likely to significantly reshape health-care systems in Europe and worldwide, speakers on this webinar 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.

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.

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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. 

Migrants in Quito (including Venezuelans) participate in social cohesion program
July 29, 2021

Featuring the release of an MPI-International Organization for Migration analysis on the socioeconomic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, this webinar explores the pace of Venezuelan integration considering evolving regional and national policies, the COVID-19 pandemic, and changing migration dynamics. 

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. 

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