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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Working closely with the Civil Society International Steering Committee (ISC), the GFMD Civil Society Coordinating Office of ICMC’s MADE is organizing the Civil Society Days of the GFMD, and also the GFMD Common Space, together with Bangladesh, the government 2016 GFMD Chair. The Civil Society Days will take place in Dhaka 8- 9 December, and Common Space on the 10th.
Cities of Migration organizes a webminar on November 23 to unpack UNHCR’s latest report, Connecting Refugees: How Internet and Mobile Connectivity Can Improve Refugee Well-Being and Transform Humanitarian Action, on the critical role that information and communications technology plays in improving the lives of refugees from city to city.
MPI is organizing a webinar where experts with the Migration Policy Institute’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy will discuss findings of a new report that analyzes U.S. parent population data and draws from a field study of select two-generation programs that serve immigrant and refugee families. Speakers will present data comparing the income, poverty, employment status, health insurance coverage, English proficiency, and education levels of U.S.
Free online course on the human rights of refugees offered by Amnesty International. The course teaches skills such as how to explain and defend the rights of refugees, how to challenge misconceptions and discriminatory attitudes towards refugees and asylum aeekers and what the role of governments is in preventing human rights violations against refugees. The course will be delivered in English, French and Spanish.
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In 2015, more than one million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe. Conflict in Syria, ongoing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, poverty in Kosovo and abuses in Eritrea led and still lead people via Turkey and Albania to the EU, seeking a better life and new perspectives. Applications for asylum reached enormous numbers with 1,321,560 million, about four times higher than in 2014.
The Tenth African Development Forum will be held from 13th to 17th November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the theme, “Migration and Africa’s transformation”. While more than 3% of Africa’s population have migrated internationally (about 31 million people), the theme stems from the recognition of the central role of migration as an important enabler for inclusive and sustainable development.
UNITED, the largest pan-European anti-racist network of more than 550 organizations, is organizing a new Conference entitled "Living Together: Transform a divided past into our common future", near Lake Ohrid, FYR Macedonia.
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The GES 2016, organized by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 25–27, 2016.
Metropolis 2016 Conference will be hosted by the city of Nagoya, Japan from October 24 – 28.
The Academy of European Law based in Trier (ERA) will organize the Annual Conference on European Asylum Law 2016, in Trier, 20-21 October 2016. The conference will gather asylum law specialist, such as judges from the CJEU, ECHR, national judges, and several lawyers from different countries in Europe.