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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The upcoming Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) will take place in Berlin, Germany from the 28th of June until the 1st of July, 2017. The conference is co-chaired by Germany and Morocco and will focus on a “Global Social Contract on Migration and Development”.
To learn more about the agenda and the application process, please click here: http://bit.ly/2kwraNb
From June 5-7, 2017, the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) of the University of London will be holding a conference entitled ‘Mass Influx? Law, Policy and Large-Scale Movements of Refugees and Migrants.’ The objective of this conference is to re-examine complex issues related to large-scale border crossings in preparation for the 2018 Global Compacts. To learn more or register, click here: http://bit.ly/2kTPd9e
The 7th Annual International Symposium on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling will take place at Thon Hotel in Brussels. This event is organised by Public Policy Exchange and will provide an opportunity to discover solutions to tackle human trafficking and migrant smuggling, while conceptualising ways to better identify victims, raise awareness, and improve multilateral cooperation on this issue. As stated in the programme, the participants will:
The conference “Europe and its immigrants in the 21th century” will be held on May 11-12, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The objective of this conference is to share best practices, ideas, and recommendations for solving immigration-related issues in Europe. Some of the themes that will be discussed include: a) managing international migration better: principles and perspectives for gaining more from migration; b) the challenge of integration in Europe; c) migrants and the European labour market; and d) migrants and immigration policy in Europe.
Resilient Cities 2017, a global platform for #urban #resilience, will be holding the 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation from May 4-6, 2017 in Bonn, Germany. This forum will analyses current issues of urban resilience, as they relate to internal displacement and forced migration.
Register before March 10th for reduced attendance fees.
Join the free Massive Open Online Course “Ethical Cities: Shaping the Future of Your City” that is available via the FutureLearn Platform and was
The 19th National Metropolis Conference “Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond” is taking place at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, Canada, from March 16–18, 2017.
In the West Bank, the situation of Palestine refugees is increasingly precarious as they continue to face a number of protection threats, from movement and access restrictions, to violence, demolitions and forced displacement. UNRWA will be hosting a conference entitled “Palestine Refugees in the West bank – A protection crisis with humanitarian consequences” on the 16th of March 2017 from 12:30-14:00 at the External Cooperation InfoPoint – Brussels.
The Wilson Center's Urban and Sustainability Laboratory will be holding an event entitled "New Urban Perspectives: Climate Change, Refugees, and Planning" on March 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. In light of the adopted New Urban Agenda and in order to strengthen the ties between policymaking and academic thought, this event will provide a place to discuss the latest research on inclusive and innovative urban planning to accommodate refugees, along with other related topics.
Read more or register to attend here: http://bit.ly/2lPnMhn