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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February 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Public Policy Exchange is hosting a conference entitled "European Asylum System: Moving Towards a Unified, Fair and Effective Framework"  in Brussels on February 1, 2018. The conference will discuss the related EU policy advancement such as the recently approved proposals for a new Dublin regulation; Analyse the impact of the EU-Turkey deal; Share best practice of successful projects on refugee integration; and more. Access the flyer here.


January 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

On February 26th, the JMDI will be attending this one-day symposium in Brussels, which is organised by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ (UNAOC) and the European Union in the framework of the 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The JMDI has been invited to support the brainstorming session on the local dimension of communications on migration in the EUROMED Migration IV event “Towards a balanced narrative on migration in the Mediterranean." This event is scheduled to take place at the Press Club Brussels Europe this Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 to Monday, May 1, 2017

Georgetown University is offering a certificate programme course on "Refugees and Displaced Persons" for the upcoming Spring term.

As described in the course description, it "focuses on international and domestic law, legal cases and policies designed to protect and assist people who have been forced to flee... The course explores such issues as the nexus between forced and voluntary migration, the transition from relief to development, and the intersection between refugee protection and security issues."

Thursday, January 5, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017

The European Commission (EC), DG of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, is looking for an innovate transnational project to fund that focuses on fast tracking integration into the labour market for third country nationals, targeting exclusively asylum seekers, refugees and their family members.

December 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

This webinar will explore the shift towards humanitarian cash programming - the use of cash to help vulnerable people meet their needs. 

It will touch upon questions such as how cash-based approaches can meet food security needs in urban crises, whether cash is different in an urban context and will evaluate the challenges and lessons learned.

Thursday, December 8, 2016 to Friday, December 9, 2016

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.

November 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

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.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 to Sunday, November 19, 2017

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.

Learn more and sign up here