Posted on: December 15, 2022 Posted by: diasporadigital Comments: 0

The UN General Assembly (UNGA), through a resolution proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day, to globally mark the anniversary of its 1990 adoption of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

Here are ten virtual events you can participate in starting from 11-18 December 2022, to commemorate this year’s celebrations.

The Global Diaspora Week 2022

The Global Diaspora Week 2022, taking place virtually between 11 and 17 December (and currently underway) will see major global activities facilitated by the Global Diaspora Confederation (GDC) to advocate, discuss, debate and make recommendations on subjects pertaining to diaspora and their supporting communities.

Awards Ceremony – iDiaspora Photo Contest 2022

The International Organisation for Migration, SEGIB, and IBER-RUTAS will host the Awards Ceremony for the iDiaspora Photo Contest 2022, on December 15, 2022 at 4pm CET. The event will livestream on the IOM-UN Migration LinkedIn Page, with interpretation in English and Spanish.

Webinar on “Migration, Inclusive Cultural Diversity and Integration” by UNIMED

The Mediterranean Universities Union will organise a webinar on December 19, 2022 at 3:30pm (CET), in order to join the celebrations of International Migrants Day, and to raise awareness about the challenges and difficulties of international migration.

Webinar on Women, Migration and Labour – Global Dialogue by IIMAD

On December 15, 2022, from 06:30pm to 08:00 PM IST, IIMAD will organise A Global Dialogue on Women, Migration and Labour. The event will examine the trends and policy solutions in the fields of migration, gender and labour through the eyes of academics and practitioners.

Webinar on Social Responsibility of Universities in the Era of Migration

The European University Association will host a webinar to present the outcomes of the UNI (di)versity project, and showcase the crucial role played by higher education institutions in fostering the social inclusion of migrants and cultural diversity. Register early to be part of this event.

Ukrainian Diaspora Workshop: How does International Humanitarian Aid work?

Diaspora Emergency Action & Coordination (DEMAC) is inviting Ukrainian diaspora organisations to a 2-hour interactive session on the inner workings of International Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine. Date is December 15, 2022.

ICMPD Podcast: “Tunisia – Why People Migrate, National Survey on International Migration”

ICMPD Communications Officer, Elisabath Minkow, will host the Head of Office Tunisia/Portfolio Manager, Donya Smida on the ICMPD Podcast on December 18, 2022. Tune in via their website for an analysis and dialogue on why Tunisians migrate.

Announcement: Winners of the 2022 Global Media Competition by International Labour Organisation (ILO)

On 15 December 2022, the ILO will announce winners of this year’s Global Media Competition on reporting on labour migration and fair recruitment.

Webinar on Migration, Youth and Entrepreneurship

The Heinrich Böll Foundation will sponsor a webinar on ‘Migration, Youth and Entrepreneurship’ on 16 December 2022.

Migration Works! Legal channels, talents and skills to the EU on Twitter Spaces

The EU Home Affairs will on 16 December 2022, from 14:30 CET dialogue on legal channels, talent and skills to the EU on its Twitter Page, with experts from IOM.

By: Theresa R. Fianko

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