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 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.
The ITC-ILO, in partnership with IOM and the JMDI, are holding a course on "Governing migration at local level." The content of the course will be based on the "My JMDI Toolbox," and aims "to maximize the potential of a good goverance of migration at local level supporting stakeholders, local & regional representatives of public administration and academics." This course is oriented towards civil servants, civil society representatives, public officials involved in development and migration policies.
The Global Conference on Cities and Migration aims to combine current thinking around international migration and sustainable urban development in order to contribute to the implementation of the urban dimensions for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including, but not limited to, Sustainable Development Goal 11, which has been designed to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
An international conference entitled "Migrants and Refugees in a Globalized World: Responsibility and Responses from Universities" is being held in Rome, Italy from November 1-4, 2017.
The ITC-ILO and the IOM are organising an online course on “Mainstreaming migration into policy planning”, which is in line with what the JMDI advocates for. It is of critical importance that migration is gradually mainstreamed into all levels and areas of governance, in order to foster more effective, coherent and coordinated migration policies.
This course will take place between October, 30th and November 3th. It has a tuition cost of 1.580€, plus a subsistence cost of 600€ (Total: 2.180€).
The European Network on Statelessness, the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI) will hold a conference in Skopje (FYROM/Macedonia) on the 26th and 27th of October, 2017.