EMN Czech Presidency Conference

EU and Labour Migration: Needs, Strategies and
Challenges

05 – 06 October 2022, Prague

Topic of the conference

EMN Presidency Conference, titled EU and Labour Migration: Needs, Strategies and Challenges, will discuss labour migration management, cooperation with non-EU countries, assistance and challenges connected with migrant workers already present in the territory of the host country and the attraction of talents and the changes caused by new technologies and digitalisation. Also, special attention will be paid to the impact of refugees fleeing Ukraine on the EU labour market.

Practical information

Venue

  • Prague Congress Centre (Kongresové centrum Praha, 5. května 1640/65, 140 21 Praha 4)

Date and Time

  • 5 October from 9.30 to 15.30 – 6 October from 9.30 to 13.15

Format

  • Personal participation by invitation

 

Accreditation

  • Accreditation link will be sent to the head of delegation (see practical information document)

Language

  • English (interpretation from/into the Czech language will be provided)

Refreshment

  • Coffee breaks and lunch will be provided on both days of the conference

The conference will feature following guests

Ylva Johansson
European Commissioner for Home Affairs
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Vít Rakušan
Minister of the Interior of the Czech Republic
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António Vitorino
Director General, IOM
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Jean-Christophe Dumont
Head of the International Migration Division (IMD) of the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
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Stefano Scarpetta
Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
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Anita Vella
Head of Unit for Legal Pathways and Integration at DG Home , COM
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Michael Spindelegger
Director General, ICMPD
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Michelle Leighton
Chief of the Labour Migration Branch, ILO
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Hanne Beirens
Director of Migration Policy Institute Europe
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Diana Stefanescu
Project Specialist in Labour Migration, ICMPD
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Josef Středula
Chairman of the Bohemian-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions
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Magnus Ovilius
Head of Sector Forecasting, Preparedness and Policy Monitoring, COM
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Conference stream

Agenda to download

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