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E.g., 06/07/2021
Events

Events

IOM/Angela Wells
Upcoming Event
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. Join leading officials from the Western hemisphere for a discussion on national and regional efforts to integrate Venezuelans, along with possible opportunities for further international cooperation.

World Bank Webinar

Bread for the World
Webinar
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.

Emrah Özesen / IOM
Webinar
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considers the extent to which externalization strategies such as the EU-Turkey agreement or deals with Libya and now-rescinded U.S. agreements to send asylum seekers to Central America have become the dominant strategies deployed by countries of asylum and how these policies have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. 

IOM / Ana Marcela Cerdas Jiménez
Webinar
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. 

U.S. Department of Education
Webinar
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.

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Muse Mohammed/IOM
Webinar
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.

Event Photo 2012.8.7 Deferred Action Event FINAL2
August 7, 2012

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas discusses the implementation of the new deferred action program, followed by a panel discussion with National Immigration Law Center Executive Director, DHS Former Principal Deputy General Counsel, and MPI analysts.

Event Photo 2012.7.30 Unaccompanied Minors2
July 30, 2012

A discussion on unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. Mexico border with representatives from Women's Refugee Commission and Kids in Need of Defense (KIND).

IdEA 2012
July 25, 2012

The second annual Global Diaspora Forum, hosted by the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, focused on how new technology can empower and increase diaspora philanthropy, volunteerism, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. MPI was the knowledge partner for the forum.

2012 7 12 IOM mpi libya crisis event
July 17, 2012

A discussion with Brian Kelly, Regional Emergency & Post Crisis Adviser, IOM, and Andrew Bruce, IOM Regional Director.

2012 7 12   Panel    2WEB Bangkok Diaspora Handbook release
July 11, 2012

A discussion on diaspora engagement with Dr. Noppawan Tanpipat, Vice President, National Science and Technology Development Agency; and IOM and MPI representatives based in Asia.

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