An excellent way to network and enhance knowledge in M&D is to attend M&D events. In this section, the JMDI gathers all M&D related events happening globally to keep the M4D Community up to date on events, including JMDI own events.

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June 2020

Monday, June 29, 2020 to Saturday, July 11, 2020

IOM and the Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari Sant’Anna in Pisa are launching the 9th edition of the IOM Summer School “Psychosocial Interventions in Migration, Emergency and Displacement” from 29 June to 11 July 2020.

April 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Calling all diaspora groups!

The iDiaspora initiative at IOM has launched a new a new global initiative for engaging diaspora, the Virtual Exchange on Response to COVID-19. Join us for the first discussion on Wednesday, 22 April 2020!

The exchange is a space for diaspora groups to share experiences and best practices to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and showcase the important work that diaspora groups are already doing in order to encourage policy makers and practitioners to strengthen their collaboration and support to such efforts.

March 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Monday, April 13, 2020

In 2018, UNCTAD, IOM, and UNHCR published a Policy Guide on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees. This Policy Guide now has an online version, called the “E learning course on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees”.

January 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Theme From Large Movements to the Global Compacts: Cities as First Responders

Date 22 January 2020

Location Quito, Ecuador

 

Over 80 mayors and officials from 56 cities and regions convened in Quito, Ecuador, to exchange practices on migration, development, and displacement and participate for the first time as formal stakeholders in the state-led Global Forum for Migration and Development.

November 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Friday, November 15, 2019

The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), is the largest gathering of mayors around the world. It is also the World Summit of the most influential local and regional leaders, councillors, local governments, partners, and actors implicated in the decision making of city and community life. The 2019 World Summit will take place from November 11-15 in Durban, South Africa.

September 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 to Thursday, September 12, 2019

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes both migration and urbanisation as critical factors for sustainable development. The preeminent role of cities in fostering inclusion, social cohesion and shared economic prosperity in the spirit of the 'leave no one behind' principle is increasingly being recognized. Furthermore, linkages between rural and urban areas lead to interrelated dynamics contributing to an integrated territorial approach.

July 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Cities are leading the way in making the world more inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable by drawing on their innovations, flexibility and resolve. This event brings active and engaged mayors representing different world regions together with key UN principals, Permanent Representatives from UN Member States, heads of major foundations and inter-city networks, and preeminent thinkers on sustainable development for a high-level discussion on the role of cities in meeting and galvanizing action towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

May 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

The Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) is the authoritative source of data and analysis on the risk, scale and impacts of internal displacement worldwide. The report offers insights into key challenges and opportunities in addressing and preventing displacement. It also highlights areas that require increased investment at local, national and global levels. GRID 2019 focuses on urban internal displacement and presents new evidence on the humanitarian and development challenges presented by displacement to, within and from towns and cities.

February 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Canada’s strategy to attract immigrants for economic purposes responds to well-established data that show immigration is a positive contributor to economic growth.

December 2018

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