10 Nov 2017
External Events, 09:00 - 16:30 (local time: Europe/Zurich), Hotel Kreuz, Zeughausgasse 41, 3011 Bern
Losada, Rosa Maria
Conference on Migration and Development: Swiss Initiatives and International Debate
Priorities and experiences of civil society in the area of migration and development at the local and international level.
This first national conference of mdplatform.ch will illuminate the relationship between migration and development. It will present the current state of the discussion and initiate discussion on the future priorities for Swiss actors. The conference also aims to promote the exchange of civil society experience in the area of migration and development, as well as to strengthen the role of migrants as actors in development.
Professor Thomas Cottier of the WTI will give a keynote speech on the topic of 'Migration as a common concern for mankind - Exploring a global phenomenon (challenges and opportunities)'.