Migration and development

Events

 

Events concerning Migration and Development, organised and/or participated
by the team of the Migration and Development Desk at the OECD Development Centre

 

2017

 

17 Feb

New York City, USA

 

The OECD Development Centre is organising a Side event "Making the most of migration in developing countries: What role for public policies?", jointly organised by the OECD Development Centre and the European Commission, in the framework of the Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration

 

2016

 

5 - 6 Dec

Manila, The Philippines

  The OECD Development Centre and the European Commission organised the Dialogue on the Interrelations between public policies, migration and development Report in the Philippines.

13- 14 Oct

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre and the European Commission organised the Dialogue on the Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development Report.

Please find the agenda in English / en français

25-26 Jan

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre held the second Expert Meeting on international migration and development, in view of the Centre’s forthcoming publication Perspectives on Global Development 2016: International Migration in a Shifting World. Please find the agenda for this event.


2015

 

1 Dec

Kathmandu, Nepal

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Nepal as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

17 Nov

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Kyrgyzstan as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

25 Sept

Kigali, Rwanda

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Rwanda as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

15 Sept

Bangkok, Thailand

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Thailand as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

9 Sept

Geneva, Switzerland

  The OECD Development Centre and UNDP, in the framework of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), hosted a consultation meeting on its initiative "Operationalising a dashboard of indicators for measuring policy and institutional coherence for migration and development". 

8 Sept

Yerevan, Armenia

  The OECD Development and the European Commission held a consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Armenia.

23 July

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  The OECD Development and the European Commission held a consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Haiti.

21 July

Praia, Cabo Verde

  The OECD Development Centre, UNDP and Cape Verde's Ministry of the Communities, in the framework of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), hosted a national workshop on "Operationalising a dashboard of indicators for measuring policy and institutional coherence for migration and development: Cabo Verde's experience". 

9 July

Manila, the Philippines

  The OECD Development and the European Commission held a consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in the Philippines.

30 June

Buenos Aires, Argentina

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Argentina as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.'

30 June

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

   The OECD Development and the European Commission held a consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Burkina Faso.

23 June

Pretoria, South Africa

 

The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in South Africa as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.'

16-19 June

Milan, Italy

 

David Khoudour participated in the Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015, speaking on the panel entitled "Global Agenda on Migration and Development".

12 June

The Hague, the Netherlands

  The OECD Development Centre, UNDP and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the framework of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), hosted the national workshop "Operationalising a dashboard of indicators for measuring policy and institutional coherence for migration and development: the Netherlands' experience". 

11 June

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  The OECD Development Centre and the European Commission organised a consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Cambodia.

10-11 June

The Hague, the Netherlands

  The OECD Development Centre and UNDP, in the framework of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), organised an expert meeting on "Operationalising a dashboard of indicators for measuring policy and institutional coherence for migration and development". 

3-4 June

Brussels, Belgium

 

As part of this year's edition of European Development Days, David Khoudour gave a presentation during the session entitled "Shifting wealth, shifting migration flows". He was also invited in Radio France International's radio programme "7 milliards de voisins" on the subject "Immigration : quels rôles pour les diasporas et les communautés d’origine ?"

28 May

Tbilisi, Georgia

  The OECD Development and the European Commission held a consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Georgia. 

26 May

Accra, Ghana

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Ghana as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.'

19 May

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in the Dominican Republic as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.'

7 May

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

  The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Côte d'Ivoire as part of the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

21 Apr

San José, Costa Rica

 

The OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization held a national consultation seminar in Costa Rica, the first-in country event for the project "Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

31 Mar

Paris, France

  David Khoudour, Head of the Migration and Skills Unit, chaired a session on the role of remittances in financing for sustainable development at a preparatory meeting of the 2015 Global Forum on Development

27 Feb

Brussels, Belgium

 

Amy Hong attended the final conference of the project INTERACT: "Researching Third Country Nationals’ Integration as a Three-way Process Immigrants, Countries of Emigration and Countries of Immigration as Actors of Integration".

24-25 Feb

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre held an expert meeting on international migration and development, in view of the Centre’s forthcoming publication Perspectives on Global Development 2016: New Challenges and Opportunities for International Migration in a Shifting World.

23-24 Feb

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre held an expert meeting aimed at consolidating the methodology of the project “Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries As Countries of Destination”.

4-6 Feb

Geneva, Switzerland

 

David Khoudour participated in preparatory meetings held by the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), including Thematic Meeting 1 on “Migration in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda” and the 1st Preparatory Meetings of Government Roundtable Teams. 

26 Jan

Stockholm, Sweden

 

Lisa Andersson presented the report “Causes and consequences of international migration in Ethiopia” at the Migration Studies Delegation.


2014

 

1-2 Dec

Kathmandu, Nepal

 

Amy Hong attended a technical workshop on the review of bilateral agreements and memoranda of understanding on labour migration. This meeting was organised by the KNOMAD Thematic Working Group on Low-Skilled Labour Migration.

28 Oct

Yerevan, Armenia

  The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Yerevan, Armenia. 

27 Oct

Brussels, Belgium

 

Lisa Andersson attended a roundtable organised by the European Commission on the evaluation of projects funded by AENEAS and the Thematic Programme for Migration and Asylum

7-8 Oct

Geneva, Switzerland

  Jason Gagnon participated as a panel member in the International Organization for Migration's annual International Dialogue on Migration. This year's meeting focused on the topic of migration and families.  

2-3 Oct

Rome, Italy

  David Khoudour participated in the international workshop "Integrating Migration into Development: Diaspora as a Development Enabler", co-organised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The meeting focused on the linkages between migration and the economic, social and environmental pillars of sustainable development. 

2 July

Brussels, Belgium

  Sarah Kups participated in an expert roundtable on the integration of migration into development strategies and the post-2015 agenda. The event was organised by the European Commission and included representatives from civil society, academia, partner governments and EU Member States.

30 June-1 July

Oxford, United Kingdom

 

David Khoudour participated in the 7th International Conference on Migration Development, which was joinly organised by the French Development Agency (AFD), the World Bank, the Center for Global Development (CGD) and the International Migration Institute (IMI).

3-4 June

Brussels, Belgium

  David Khoudour participated in the conference "South-South migration and development: Discussing new evidence from the ACP Observatory on Migration", which was organised by the ACP Observatory on Migration.

14-16 May

Stockholm, Sweden

 

David Khoudour and Hyeshin Park attended the Seventh Meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). During the meeting, Mr. Khoudour presented OECD Development Centre's projects aimed at furthering knowledge on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development, as well as on the economic contribution of labour immigration in developing countries. Furthermore, Mr. Khoudour spoke about the Centre's work on policy and institutional coherence for migration and development.

10 May

Stockholm, Sweden

  Lisa Andersson participated as a main speaker at the workshop entitled "Social and Economic Remittances: Diaspora development efforts and political shortcomings", organised by the Swedish think tank Global Challenge.  

28-29 Apr

Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

David Khoudour participated in the Global Experts Meeting on Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, co-hosted by the governments of Bangladesh and Switzerland.

3-4 Apr

Geneva, Switzerland

  The OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), co-organised an expert meeting on harnessing knowledge on the migration of highly skilled women

11-13 Mar

Geneva, Switzerland

  David Khoudour participated in preparatory meetings held by the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), including the 5th Meeting of the GFMD Friends of the Forum, Thematic Meeting 4: Engagement with the Private Sector, and the Final Government Team Preparatory Meetings. 

27 Feb

Brussels, Belgium

 

David Khoudour presented the project "Interrelations between public policies, migration and development: case studies and policy recommendations" to the Working Party on Development Cooperation (CODEV) of the European Union Council.

20-21 Feb

New York, NY

 

David Khoudour participated in the Twelfth Coordination Meeting on International Migration, during which he presented the migration-related activites of the OECD Development Centre. The meeting brought together UN entities and other inter-governmental organisations with the purpose of enhancing inter-agency co-operation around migration.

22-24 Jan

Maastricht, Netherlands

  Lisa Andersson presented research on migration and development at the conference "Migration and Development: A World in Motion", organised by the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

 

2013

 

5-6 Dec

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre organised the Global conference on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development. (This page is also available in French and Spanish.) 

5 Dec

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre hosted a seminar with Professor Paul Collier from the University of Oxford. (This page is also available in French.)

4-5 Dec

Paris, France

 

The OECD Development Centre hosted the workshop "Strengthening the Migration-Development Nexus through Improved Policy and Institutional Coherence". (This page is also available in French.)

26 Nov

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Cambodia

19 Nov

Rabat, Morocco

 

The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Morocco

23-24 Oct

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

 

David Khoudour and Lisa Andersson participated in Haiti's National Forum on Migration and Development.

3-4 Oct

New York, NY, United States

 

David Khoudour represented the OECD at the High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development.

24 Sept

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

 

The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Burkina Faso.

19 Sept

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

  The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Côte d'Ivoire.

25 July

Tbilisi, Georgia

  The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Georgia.

18 July

San José, Costa Rica

 

The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in Costa Rica.

1 July

Manila, Philippines

 

The OECD Development Centre organised a workshop on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development in the Philippines.

30 Jan

Brussels, Belgium

 

David Khoudour participated in a roundtable organised by the European Commission entitled "The Role of Migration in Development Strategies". The meeting was held in view of EU preparations for the 2013 United Nations High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development. 

 

2012

 

19-22 Nov

Port Louis, Mauritius

 

David Khoudour represented the OECD at the Sixth Meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).

8 Nov

Brussels, Belgium

 

Hyeshin Park participated in a roundtable, organised by the European Commission, entitled "EU Remittances for Developing Countries, Remaining Barriers, Challenges and Recommendations". 

12 Mar

Geneva, Switzerland

 

David Khoudour participated in the Global Migration Seminar at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. He gave a presentation on the OECD Development Centre's book Tackling the Policy Challenges of Migration: Regulation, Integration, Development.


2011

 

29 Nov - 2 Dec

Geneva, Switzerland

 

David Khoudour and Jason Gagnon participated in the Fifth Meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). They presented the book Tackling the Policy Challenges of Migration: Regulation, Integration, Development. 

17 Nov

Washington, DC, United States

 

The OECD Development Centre and the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) organised the launch of the book Tackling the Policy Challenges of Migration: Regulation, Integration, Development at Georgetown University.

17-18 Oct

Abuja, Nigeria

 

David Khoudour presented the OECD Development Centre's work on immigrant integration in the South at the GFMD thematic meeting "From Evidence to Action: Facilitating South-South Labor Migration for Development". The meeting was organised by the governments of Nigeria and Switzerland.

27 May

Nantes, France

 

David Khoudour presented the OECD Development Centre's work on the governance of migration at a workshop entitled "The image and representation of migration policies in the media and public debate in Europe since 1992". The workshop was organised by the Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l'Interculturalité (CRINI) and took place at the University of Nantes. 

11 Apr

Brussels, Belgium

 

David Khoudour participated in a consultation, organised by the European Comission, entitled "Migration and Mobility for Development: Towards a migrant-centered approach"

6-9 April

London, United Kingdom

 

Jason Gagnon participated in the conference "Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge", which was held at the University College London. During the meeting, he presented two papers:

 

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