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 2017 International Metropolis Conference will be held on the 18th-22nd of September in The Hague, Netherlands.
On the eve of the Tenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit to be held in Berlin on June 28-30, the GFMD 2017-2018 Co-Chairs Germany and Morocco are pleased to announce that a GFMD side event entitled “GFMD Reflection on Migration-related SDGs in the 2030 Agenda” will be held at the margins of the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, from 13h15 to 14h30 at Room 4 of the UN Conference Building.
The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC/ILO)'s Academy on Labour Migration (LMA) will take place from July 3-14, 2017 in English, French, or Arabic at the Turin Centre in Italy.
The LMA offers participants a unique opportunity to explore migration and sustainable development linkages, labour migration governance, and how to protect migrants' and their families' rights. This two-week course is tailor-made, as the participants are able to choose from many elective courses.
Deadline to enroll: May 26, 2017
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
At the end of 2016, The University of Glasgow was invited to establish an UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and The Arts, to be held by Professor Alison Phipps OBE, PhD, BA (Hons), FRSE, FRSA, FAcSS.This Chair is the fist worldwide to investigate Refugee Integration.
The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) is holding an event on its initiative "Rethinking the Global Refugee Protection System" on June 16 in Washington D.C., USA. At this event, experts will discuss the challenges that face the global refugee protection system and indicate where reform is needed, building off of the three-day symposium hosted by the CMS last year. To learn more about the event and to see the agenda, see here.
The event is free to those who register. You can register here.
The Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) 2017, which is co-organised by IFAD, UNDESA and the World Bank and will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 15-16 June. It will coincide with the third annual celebration of the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) on 16 June.
The Director General Conference within the framework of the EUROMED Migration IV (EMM4) programme (funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)), will take place from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on 14 June 2017 in Valletta, Malta and is entitled “Balancing the narrative on migration – the role of the media and policy-makers”.