Migration in a Multilateral World

This year, during three days we will focus mainly on:

  • Multilateralism and the United Nations
  • Labour migration and development nexus
  • Legal migration pathways and the concept of waitinghood
  • Slovak migration policies


Among lecturers in alphabetical order there will be:

  • Emir Comor | Project Coordinator, Tripple Win, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Federico Soda | Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Libya
  • Frank Laczko | Director, IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC), Germany
  • Georgette Gagnon | United Nations Assistant Secretary-General - Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)
  • Gianluca Rocco | Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Greece
  • Ingrid Brockova | State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
  • Jan Orlovsky | Director of Migration Office, Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic
  • Kate Hooper | Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute (MPI), USA
  • Kari Anne Klovholt Drangsland | Human geographer & Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK), University of Bergen, Norway
  • Madeline Holland | co-CEO, Talent Beyond Boundaries, USA
  • Martin Kahanec | Founder and Scientific Director, Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI), Slovakia & Professor and Acting Dean of the School of Public Policy, Central European University, Austria
  • Melissa Siegel | Head of Migration Studies and Head of the Migration and Development Research Section at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and UNU-MERIT, The Netherlands 
  • Michael Newson | Senior Labour Mobility and Human Development Specialist, IOM Regional Office for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Austria 
  • Miroslava Vozaryova | Director of Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic 
  • Pedro de Vasconcelos | Manager of Financing Facility for Remittances, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Italy 
  • Raúl Delgado Wise | Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Developmental Studies, Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Sonia Plaza | Senior Economist, The World Bank & Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), USA
  • Stéphanie Winet | Head of Stakeholder Engagement, International Organisation of Employers (IOE), Switzerland
  • Tesseltje de Lange | Professor of European Migration Law & Director of the Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University, The Netherlands
  • Zuzana Vatralova | Head of Office, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Slovakia 

The list of lecturers is being updated and the daily programme will be published soon. 

Public Events

Like in previous years, there will be accopmaing programme organized for the public in the evening. More information will be published soon.

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