Gencat Second session | COVID-19 and migration: impact, lessons learned and proposals
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on human mobility, both in terms of migration and border management and the situation of all people on the move, including those displaced by conflicts or disasters.
With the aim of facilitating a discussion on these issues at the international level, and to make proposals for development cooperation policies, the Government of Catalonia organizes this webinar.
Mireia Vall Urbea, Secretary for Equality, Migration and Citizenship, Government of Catalonia
Gonzalo Fanjul, researcher and activist on poverty and development, Policy Director at ISGlobal and co-founder of the porCausa foundation
Jaime Calderon, Regional Migration Health Advisor, International Organization for Migration
Jessenia Lagos, psychologist, President of “Dones Endavant” association, migrant women’s rights activist
Helena Maleno, human rights defender at Walking Borders, journalist and researcher specialized in migration and trafficking in human beings
Gemma Pinyol, Head of Migration and Diversity Policies at Instrategies and associate researcher at GRITIM-Pompeu Fabra University
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 via Zoom 5 pm – 6:30 pm (CEST)
Register at: bit.ly/CovidMigracions
Webinar with simultaneous interpretation: English/Spanish.