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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Theme: Immigration Data Matters: How to Find the Most Accurate Resources
Location: 1400 16th Street NW, Washington D.C., United States
Date: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. ET
- Jeanne Batalova, Senior Policy Analyst; Data Hub Manager, MPI
Title: State and Local Labor Standards Enforcement in Immigrant-Dense Industries
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 1:30 P.M. ET
Location: MPI Conference Room, 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
- Muzaffar Chishti, Director, MPI's office at New York University (NYU) School of Law
- Andrew Elmore, Acting Assistant Professor, NYU School of Law, and former Section Chief, Labor Bureau, New York Office of Attorney General
- Julie A. Su, California Labor Commissioner
The Centre of Migration Research (University of Warsaw) is holding a conference from March 1-2, 2018 on migration and the labour market. More specifically this conference will look at patterns and challenges of immigrants’ labour market incorporation in contemporary Europe. Within the context of this conference, they are currently seeking applicants to submit abstracts for papers that address the topic of the conference and touch upon the following points:
Theme: Launch of the ILO Publication: "Promoting a Rights-based Approach to Migration, Health, and HIV/AIDS: A Framework for Action"
Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018, 15:00 - 16:30
Location: Room III R3, ILO Building, Geneva (4 route des Morillons)
Moderator: Alette Van Leur (ILO)
Theme: “Mainstreaming Migration Into Urban Planning: A Key Success Factor for Leaving No One Behind”
Date: Friday 9 February 2018, 17:00 – 18:00
Location: One UN Room, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia
Organizers: International Organization for Migration
Partners: UN Habitat & UCLG
The Odysseus Annual Conference is scheduled to take place on February 1 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The focus of next year's conference will be: “Conflict and Compromise between Law and Politics in EU Migration and Asylum Policies”, which will bring legal experts on asylum and migration together to discussses several related rulings by the Court of Justice.
Learn more here.
From January 22-25, 2018, UNDP, UNICEF and UNCDF are leading a joint learning event on “Local Governance and Sustaining Peace” in Brussels hosted by the European Commission. This upcoming event will look into the nexus between local governance and sustaining peace in fragile and conflict affected settings. The event is targeted towards staff from DeLoG member organizations who work in a related focus area.
From December 11-15, 2017 in Turin, Italy, the ITC-ILO is holding a course entitled "Decent Work for Domestic Workers." The aim of this course is to ensure the protection of domestic workers by promoting inter-regional dialogue among the different actors involved and enhancing their institutional capacities.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is organising the Global Migration Film Festival, which intends to steer the debate on migration at a time when it has become a key issue of public interest. These films portray the complexities of migration, and raise attention about the hardships many migrants face when fleeing their homes as well as their contributions.
L'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) a organisé le Festival international du Film sur la Migration , qui a l'intention de diriger le débat sur les migrations à un moment où il est devenu un enjeu majeur d'intérêt public. Ces films représentent les complexités de la migration et font ressortir les difficultés auxquelles sont confrontés de nombreux migrants lorsqu'ils fuient leurs foyers ainsi que leurs contributions.