National Conference on Youth Migration and Development

The School of Youth Studies and Extension (SYSE), Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) and the Arunodhaya Migrants Initiatives (AMI), Chennai, India, with the support of UNESCO, are jointly organizing the National Conference on Youth Migration and Development in Chennai, on 8-9 February 2013 at RGNIYD campus, with the aim to develop wider understanding on migration issues and provide platform to the young research scholars and researchers to share their research findings on migration issues.

The conference will throw light on migration policies and relevance of Millennium Development Goals with reference to migration.

The conference will comprise symposia, a panel discussion, a plenary session and thematic sessions on social inclusion of migrants, migration and sustainable development, migration and climate change and migration and human rights.

UNESCO will support the conference by sharing the three UNESCO/UNICEF’s publications on Internal Migration in India made public on the 2013 International Migrants Day:

• UNESCO/UNICEF Policy Briefs: For a Better Inclusion of Internal Migrants in India, 2012
• UNESCO/UNICEF National Workshop on Internal Migration and Human Development in India, 6–7 December 2011, Workshop Compendium, Vol. 1: Workshop Report, 2012
• UNESCO/UNICEF National Workshop on Internal Migration and Human Development in India, 6–7 December 2011, Workshop Compendium, Vol. 2: Workshop Papers, 2012.


Details

Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 08.02.2013 09:00 local time
End 09.02.2013 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Faetanini, Marina
Organizer Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD)
Contact sahoopitabasa@gmail.com; m.faetanini@unesco.org
Country India
City Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu
Venue Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD)
Street
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 120
Official Website National Conference on Youth Migration and Development
Link 1 Agenda
Link 2 International Migrants Day: Media Launch of 3 UNESCO-UNICEF Publications on Internal Migration in India
Link 3 UNESCO Office in New Delhi
Link 4

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