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considers the extent to which externalization strategies such as the EU-Turkey agreement or deals with Libya and now-rescinded U.S. agreements to send asylum seekers to Central America have become the dominant strategies deployed by countries of asylum and how these policies have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

2021.4.8 IOM Muse Mohammed Syrian Refugees Leaving Lebanon   Covid
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.

2012.6.26 Event pic for site
June 26, 2012

The Washington DC launch event for the MPI/IOM handbook on diaspora engagement with the Director General of the International Organization for Migration, and MPI's Kathleen Newland.

GFMD1 web picture
June 22, 2012

A discussion with the 2012 Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development and Financial Secretary of the Republic of Mauritius Ali Mansoor and MPI's President Demetrios Papademetriou on the preparation of the 2012 GFMD summit, including an update on the possible ideas and projects contemplated that would fully integrate migration into the development framework, with a special focus on Africa.

2012.6.20 MPI Europe IOM Diaspora handbook
May 23, 2012

An MPI Europe-IOM event for the launch of a handbook on engaging diasporas in development and panel discussion.

2012.5.23 Role of National Governments in Immigrant Integration (DP)  Event photo for web
May 23, 2012

A comparative discussion on how nations are approaching immigrant integration strategies, with the Portuguese High Commissioner for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director; Sweden's State Secretary to the Minister for Integration;  Citizenship and Immigration Canada Associate Deputy Minister; and the MPI President.

2012 15 5 UNHCR FINAL web
May 15, 2012

Volker Türk, UNHCR Director of International Protection, discusses the current global challenges of protecting refugees with MPI's Kathleen Newland.

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