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IMPORTANT: Participation is only possible upon personal invitation and registration to the event.
Conference venue: The House of Industry, Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Vienna
Thursday, 4 October 2018
|08:00 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 09:30||
Welcome and Opening
|09:30 – 10:30||
Key Note Speech
|10:30 – 11:00||Coffee Break|
|11:00 – 12:15||
Based on current facts and expected future trends, the panel will discuss migration policy developments on the European as well as global level.
|12:15 – 13:30||Lunch Break|
|13:30 – 15:00||
Focus 1: Migration Diplomacy and Migration Management
This forum will discuss diplomatic approaches in relation to the management of migration to Europe, especially international partnerships in the field of migration, readmission agreements, as well as visa policies. Furthermore, different aspects of the European border management will be discussed.
|15:00 – 15:30||Coffee Break|
|15:30 – 17:00||
Focus 2: Return and Sustainable Reintegration
This forum will examine the topics of return and sustainable reintegration in return countries. Beside a presentation of existing strategies, the factors determining the success of a sustainable approach will be discussed.
Friday, 5 October 2018
|08:30 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 10:00
10:30 – 12:30
Focus 3: Local Protection and Support
This forum will critically review protection and support measures in the regions of origin of displaced persons and migrants, as well as in transit regions. As part of a more general introduction on EU measures and instruments, specific projects will be presented.
|10:00 – 10:30||Coffee Break|
|12:30 – 13:00||Closing Remarks|
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch Snack|