Global Conference on Cities and Migration: mainstreaming migration into local development planning

Dates

Thu, 11/16/2017 to Fri, 11/17/2017

Type of event

Conference

About

The Global Conference on Cities and Migration aims to combine current thinking around international migration and sustainable urban development in order to contribute to the implementation of the urban dimensions for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including, but not limited to, Sustainable Development Goal 11, which has been designed to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

To achieve this goal it is necessary to provide migrants with access to basic services, guarantee their rights and promote and facilitate their inclusion and participation to the social, political and economic local fabric in order to contribute to the achievement of this specific goal.

Dates: 16-17 November 2017

Place: Lamot Congress and Heritage Center. Mechelen, Belgium.

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