Managing Migration & Supporting Refugees in a Globalised World

Date

12 April 2018

Location

CURIO HAUS Rothenbaumchaussee, 13 Hamburg

MANAGING MIGRATION
SUPPORTING REFUGEES IN
A GLOBALISED WORLD

 

Hamburg, you were amazing! A big Thank You to everyone who has joined us for our event on Migration and integration of refugees. You are the ones who have made our debate lively and interesting by putting your personal stories and opinions on the table.
We’ve proven that together we can change mentalities and policies. Let’s keep on doing that. Let’s build #EuropeTogether!

PROGRAMME

 

15.00                          Registration

15.30-17.30            PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

Interpretation: English, German, French

I: Workshop on Global Migration & Refugees

Chaired by Jeppe Kofod, MEP, S&D Group Vice-President

(in alphabetical order)

Felix Braunsdorf, Global Policy&Development, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Mamadou Koulibaly, Leader of the party LIDER, Ivory Coast

Violeta Moreno-Lax, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

Birgit Sippel, MEP, S&D Spokesperson for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Josef Weidenholzer, MEP, S&D Group Vice-President

Dima Yared, Human Rights Officer, Regional Office for Europe, UNHCR

 

II: Workshop on Migration and EU Relations with Africa

Chaired by Cécile Kashetu Kyenge, MEP, S&D Group, ACP-EU JPA Vice-President and co-author of the Report on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration

(in alphabetical order)

Rosa Malango, UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda, UNDP Resident Representative

Javier Moreno Sanchez, Secretary General of the S&D Group in the European Parliament

Josh Osih, President of the Central African Progressive Alliance, Vice-President of the Social Democratic Front in Cameroon

Sara Prestianni, Member of SOLIDAR, ARCI Immigrazione, Italy

 

18.00 – 21.00:  TOGETHER EVENT – CURIO HOUSE Ball Room, 2nd floor
Interpretation: English, German, French

 

17.30    Registration

18.00     Opening with “TOGETHER” video presentation and introduction by the moderator Michel Abdollahi

Welcome by Knut Fleckenstein, MEP, S&D Group Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs

Opening by Udo Bullmann, MEP, S&D Group President

Keynote speeches:

Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission

Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the European Commission & High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security

Niels Annen, Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office

 

 

POLITICAL PANEL DEBATES

A Global approach to Refugees & Migrants

Report back from Workshop I: Jeppe Kofod, MEP, S&D Group Vice-President

(in alphabetical order)

Barbara Duden, Member of the European Committee of the Regions

Tanja Fajon, MEP, S&D Group Vice-President

Josh Osih, President of the Central African Progressive Alliance, Vice-President of the Social Democratic Front in Cameroon

Discussants:
Javier Moreno Sanchez, Secretary General of the S&D Group, European Parliament.

Cesare Onestini, Director, European Training Foundation (ETF)

Benjamin Juergens, Gastrolotsen

Philip Timmermann, Gastrolotsen

Followed by a Q&A session

 

 

Europe & Africa: Managing Migration

Report back from Workshop II: Cécile Kashetu Kyenge, MEP, S&D Group, ACP-EU JPA Vice-President and co-author of the Report on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration

(in alphabetical order)

Moussa Boly, Vice-President of MPP in Burkina Faso

Rosa Malango, UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda

Sara Prestianni, Member of SOLIDAR, ARCI Immigrazione, Italy

Martin Ziguélé, former Prime Minister of the Central African Republic, President of MLPCA

Followed by a Q&A session
20.30            Presentation of the “TOGETHER Ambassador” by Maxim Vandekerckhove, Student & Together Ambassador

 

Adoption of the Together Statement and Conclusions by Udo Bullmann, S&D Group President.

 

21.00              Reception
Welcome by Carola Veit, President of the Hamburg Parliament, and Knut Fleckenstein, MEP, S&D Group Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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