Events

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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October 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) co-organised a side event entitled “Managing migration well: for more inclusive and resilient cities” during the Habitat III UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development that is starting today in Quito, Ecuador.

Monday, October 17, 2016 to Friday, October 21, 2016

El Centro Internacional de Formación de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (ICF-OIT) organizará un curso de formación en español sobre el tema del “Trabajo decente para los trabajadores domésticos” del 17 al 21 de Octubre de 2016, en Turín, Italia. 

El objetivo de este curso es de abordar los mayores problemas que enfrentan los trabajadores domésticos: la falta de reconocimiento del valor económico y social del trabajo doméstico y la alta precariedad de estos trabajdores. 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 to Saturday, October 15, 2016

Alors que j’attendais (While I was waiting) is a theatre piece from Damascus that is currently touring European festivals.

Most of us are trying to take our distance from what is happening in Syria because it is to terrible to deal with. Looking a bit more closely will tell us that the people whose lives are being destroyed and who are attempting to escape the horrors of war are exactly like us, with dreams, desires and unanswered questions.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The University Centre for Development Cooperation (UCOS) invites you to a new exclusive Kapuscinski Development Lecture in Brussels on October, 12. Former World Bank Lead Economist Branko Milanovic will give a talk on "Globalization, migration, and the future of the middle classes".

Branko Milanović (1953) is a Serbian-American economist and specialist on 'development and inequality'. Since 2014, he also is a visiting presidential professor at the University of New York. This year, his book "Global inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization" was published.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The objective of the Conference is to discuss with scientists and policy makers how Member States, regions and cities can harness the potential of their human capital under the current socio-economic and environmental challenges to make their territories more dynamic, creative and resilient to external shocks. The conference will identify challenges and opportunities for human capital development, including migration and demographic change and propose recommendations for scientific evidence and policy action.

Monday, October 10, 2016

In the context of AGORA Urban Master Classes, BOZAR in Brussels has invited Saskia Sassen to speak about Migration and expulsions.
Learn more about the event here.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

This is an evening of comedy that "unashamedly celebrates immigration" and supports the fight for migrants' rights. 

The confirmed acts include: Grainne Maguire, Nish Kumar, Bec Hill, London Hughes, Andrew O’Neill and Bobby Mair.

September 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

The Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development is the annual gathering of mayors and city leaders serving to promote globally relevant policy dialogue, foster the exchange of experiences in governing migration, and strategize on how to work collectively. It seeks to support new and innovative approaches to urban governance in contexts of greater diversity, and to showcase city leadership in the implementation of migration policies for inclusive growth.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

The Third Global Mayoral Forum took place in Quezon City, Philippines from September 29-30, 2016 and gathered 119 Mayors, City Representatives and members of International Organisations from 26 different countries. The focus of this Forum was two pronged, looking at: a) the role of diaspora in furthering development in communities of origin and destination; and b) the inclusion and protection of migrants and refugees in vulnerable situations within urban centres.

Friday, September 23, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016

The Transnational Migrant Platform organizes a seminar entitled "Strengthening Alliances towards Social Justice, Migrants’ Rights and Solidarity in the EU” on September 23-25th in Amsterdam. The seminar aims at leveraging voices of migrant and refugee communities in Europe on issues and policies that directly affect them through strengthening and mobilizing migrants and refugees movements building on the achievements until now as well as developing new partnerships and common strategies through a cross-sectorial participation. 

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