Mainstreaming migration

Governing migration at local level
Social Dialogue

Mainstreaming migration

Dialogue, integration, and empowerment

2–6 Dicembre 2019
The course is available in English

Rapid urbanization and increased mobility have created opportunities and challenges alike in the field of migration. More than half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas, which poses contemporary consequences for local and regional authorities. This course helps participants harness the development-related potential of new migrants, as well as provide adequate services and protection for them to succeed.

If you are a professional working on issues related to the local governance of migration, this is the course for you.

Key features
Learn differently

The Centre’s training methods include dynamic conversations and practical exercises

High level resources

Policy makers and professionals learn from ILO and ITCILO subject matter specialists

Make a difference

Participants discuss their ideas and experiences to facilitate knowledge-sharing

Who attends this course?
  • Representatives from civil society organizations, including NGOs and migrant associations
  • Officials from public institutions
  • Social partners
  • Academics
What topics does this course cover?

This week-long course helps participants deepen their knowledge of the links between migration and local development.

  • Partnerships, cooperation, and dialogue around migration at the local level
  • Integration and reintegration policies that support development and sustainable impact
  • Empowerment for migrants through jobs and economic opportunities
What will I learn?

Participants explore cross-cutting and emerging themes at the intersection of migration and development.

  • How to use the Joint Migration Development Initiative (JMDI) Toolbox, developed by the ITCILO, IOM, and UNDP
  • All about different sustainable, participative approaches for effective policy making around migration
  • Ways stakeholders and local representatives can work together to maximize good governance
What will I be able to do?

The goal of this course is to help participants understand key opportunities around migration and local development.

  • Contextualize local realities around migration and development at different levels
  • Reinforce local stakeholders’ capacities to plan and implement monitoring and development frameworks
  • Design reliable local development policies that integrate migration issues
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its unconventional and highly effective learning methodologies.

  • High-level experts from different professional backgrounds join discussions on relevant topics.
  • Interactive sessions provide space for participants to practice their skills and include group exercises and case studies.
  • Learning starts via the Centre’s online learning platform, continues in Turin, and concludes with another online section.

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