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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September 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New York City hosts today and tomorrow the Global Mayors Summit on Migration and Refugee Policy. The aim of this event is to uncover how cities overcome obstacles to implementing policies that promote migrant and refugee integration, rights protection, and empowerment. This summit understands that cities are actors of critical importance dealing with the challenges and opportunities of migration at the local level.

July 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

On the eve of the Tenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit to be held in Berlin on June 28-30, the GFMD 2017-2018 Co-Chairs Germany and Morocco are pleased to announce that a GFMD side event entitled “GFMD Reflection on Migration-related SDGs in the 2030 Agenda” will be held at the margins of the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, from 13h15 to 14h30 at Room 4 of the UN Conference Building.

Monday, July 3, 2017 to Saturday, July 8, 2017


Monday, July 3, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC/ILO)'s Academy on Labour Migration (LMA) will take place from July 3-14, 2017 in English, French, or Arabic at the Turin Centre in Italy.

The LMA offers participants a unique opportunity to explore migration and sustainable development linkages, labour migration governance, and how to protect migrants' and their families' rights. This two-week course is tailor-made, as the participants are able to choose from many elective courses.

Deadline to enroll: May 26, 2017

June 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017

The upcoming Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) will take place in Berlin, Germany from the 28th of June until the 1st of July, 2017. The conference is co-chaired by Germany and Morocco and will focus on a “Global Social Contract on Migration and Development”.

To learn more about the agenda and the application process, please click here:

Monday, June 26, 2017 to Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Theme: “Mayors as Humanitarian and Development Actors: Preparing, Welcoming and Integrating”

Date: June 26-27, 2017

Location: Rotes Rathaus (City Hall) in Berlin, Germany

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

At the end of 2016, The University of Glasgow was invited to establish an UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and The Arts, to be held by Professor Alison Phipps OBE, PhD, BA (Hons), FRSE, FRSA, FAcSS.This Chair is the fist worldwide to investigate Refugee Integration.

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) is holding an event on its initiative "Rethinking the Global Refugee Protection System" on June 16 in Washington D.C., USA. At this event, experts will discuss the challenges that face the global refugee protection system and indicate where reform is needed, building off of the three-day symposium hosted by the CMS last year. To learn more about the event and to see the agenda, see here

The event is free to those who register. You can register here.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 to Friday, June 16, 2017

The Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) 2017, which is co-organised by IFAD, UNDESA and the World Bank and will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 15-16 June. It will coincide with the third annual celebration of the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) on 16 June.