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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May 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The 7th Annual International Symposium on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling will take place at Thon Hotel in Brussels. This event is organised by Public Policy Exchange and will provide an opportunity to discover solutions to tackle human trafficking and migrant smuggling, while conceptualising ways to better identify victims, raise awareness, and improve multilateral cooperation on this issue. As stated in the programme, the participants will:

Thursday, May 11, 2017 to Friday, May 12, 2017


The conference “Europe and its immigrants in the 21th century” will be held on May 11-12, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The objective of this conference is to share best practices, ideas, and recommendations for solving immigration-related issues in Europe. Some of the themes that will be discussed include: a) managing international migration better: principles and perspectives for gaining more from migration; b) the challenge of integration in Europe; c) migrants and the European labour market; and d) migrants and immigration policy in Europe.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 to Saturday, May 6, 2017

Resilient Cities 2017, a global platform for #urban #resilience, will be holding the 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation from May 4-6, 2017 in Bonn, Germany. This forum will analyses current issues of urban resilience, as they relate to internal displacement and forced migration.

Register before March 10th for reduced attendance fees.

April 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Center for Global Development and the International Rescue Committee are organising an event entitled “Addressing the Global Refugee Crisis: How we can bridge the gap between humanitarian response and development assistance”. The event will take place on April 19, 2017 from 4:30-6:00pm at the Center for Global Development in Washington D.C. The event is open to public and will also be accessible via Live Webcast.

Monday, April 3, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017

Join the free Massive Open Online Course “Ethical Cities: Shaping the Future of Your City” that is available via the FutureLearn Platform and was

March 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

In the West Bank, the situation of Palestine refugees is increasingly precarious as they continue to face a number of protection threats, from movement and access restrictions, to violence, demolitions and forced displacement. UNRWA will be hosting a conference entitled “Palestine Refugees in the West bank – A protection crisis with humanitarian consequences” on the 16th of March 2017 from 12:30-14:00 at the External Cooperation InfoPoint – Brussels.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 to Saturday, March 18, 2017

The 19th National Metropolis Conference “Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond” is taking place at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, Canada, from March 16–18, 2017. 

Monday, March 6, 2017

The Wilson Center's Urban and Sustainability Laboratory will be holding an event entitled "New Urban Perspectives: Climate Change, Refugees, and Planning" on March 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. In light of the adopted New Urban Agenda and in order to strengthen the ties between policymaking and academic thought, this event will provide a place to discuss the latest research on inclusive and innovative urban planning to accommodate refugees, along with other related topics.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Friday, March 3, 2017

The European Migration Forum’s 3rd meeting is set to take place on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2017 at the European Economic And Social Committee in Brussels, Belgium. This meeting will discuss migrants' access to the EU as well as access to their rights and to services after entering the EU.

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