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Migration in the Lens of the Sustainable Development Goals - Integrating Young Migrants in Switzerland: Public Policies Meet Private Initiatives

Date: 
Monday, 8 May, 2017 - 12:15
Location: 
University of Neuchâtel - avenue du 1er Mars, 26 - Salle B32

Integrating Young Migrants in Switzerland: Public Policies Meet Private Initiatives 

This first event of the series on the topic of migration in the lens of the sustainable development goals is organised jointly with the "NCCR - on the move" (National Center of Competence in Research - The Migration-Mobility Nexus) at the University of Neuchâtel. Discussions will focus on the integration of young migrants and their future life in Switzerland. Presentations will include an overview of integration approaches in different host countries and situate Switzerland within this landscape of policy responses. It will furthermore showcase local, private initiatives that fosters the intercultural exchange of young migrants and the local population. 

 

Panelists:

  • Denise EFIONAYI-MÄDER
    Vice-Directrice du Forum suisse pour l’étude des migrations et de la population (SFM), Université de Neuchâtel

  • Katrina LOURIE
    Programme Officer, Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC), Geneva

  • Céline MAYE
    Déléguée à l’intégration et cheffe du Service de la cohésion multiculturelle (COSM) du Canton de Neuchâtel

  • Melete SOLOMON-KUFLOM
    Fondatrice et Membre du Comité, Association de Médiatrices Interculturelles (AMIC), Genève

Moderation:

  • Prof. Gianni D'AMATO, Director, National Center of Competence in Research - The Migration-Mobility Nexus, Université de Neuchâtel 
 
participation is free - register here