Mainstreaming migration

Mainstreaming migration into policy development

Mainstreaming migration

A rights-based approach

2–6 December 2019
The course is available in English

Migration is a complex process that is directly related to and impacted by development policies. Mainstreaming migration positions migrants as rights-bearers and recognizes their freedom of choice to migrate—or not. This course explores migration, sectoral policies, and how to ensure coherence between the two through multi-stakeholder mechanisms.

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

Key features
Learn differently

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

High level resources

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

Make a difference

Participants review their mainstreaming migration-related ideas and experiences to facilitate knowledge-sharing

Who attends this course?
  • Policy makers and practitioners
  • Representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations and civil society organizations
  • Officials from international development agencies
What topics does this course cover?

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

  • Current trends in the migration and development discourse
  • Coherence and incoherence between migration and development policies
  • Migration in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and related global debates
What will I learn?

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

  • All about the role of mainstreaming migration in development projects
  • Why it is important to mainstream migration into policy planning, and how to do it on a case-by-case basis
  • How to determine the key stakeholders and engage with them for sustainable success
What will I be able to do?

The goal of this course is to help participants adopt a rights-based approach in migration governance.

  • Uphold human rights through mainstreaming mechanisms
  • Involve migrants in policy making and planning throughout the migration cycle
  • Foster policy coherence throughout different levels of governance
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 project analyses.
  • Learning starts via the Centre’s online learning platform, continues in Turin, and concludes with another online section.

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