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E.g., 08/12/2022
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

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.

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.

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. 

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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. 

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.

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.

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