Interpretation available in English, French and German
OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE) is launching two papers on the “Multi-level governance for migrant integration".
This webinar will bring together policymakers from Canada, France and Germany to discuss good practices used by governments to bridge multi-level co-ordination gaps in the integration of migrants.
The discussion will benefit from perspectives from sub-national governments and non-governmental organisations.
This event is supported by the
European Commission (DG REGIO ) and the
European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the
OECD: Allocation of competences in policy sectors key to migrant integration (includes a survey with the CoR)
OECD: Multi-level governance for migrant integration
15:10 - 15:15: Welcoming Remarks
Dorothée ALLAIN-DUPRÉ, Head of the Regional Development and Multi-level Governance division, OECD
Bert KUBY, Head of Unit, Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional Affairs and External Relations (CIVEX), European Committee of the Regions (CoR)
15:15 - 15:20: brief presentation of the OECD reports results
Claire CHARBIT, Head of the Regional Attractiveness and Migrant Integration Unit, OECD
15:20 - 15:30: Presentation of the German “Integration through Qualification (IQ)" Network
Fabienne BRAUKMANN, IQ Dissemination Project, ebb GmbH, Responsible for the nationwide monitoring of the programme lines “intercultural opening", “skilled workers network", and “fair integration"
15:30 - 15:40: Presentation of Canada's Atlantic Immigration Pilot
Michèle KINGSLEY, DG of Immigration branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
15:40 - 15:50: Presentation of the French Territorial Contracts for the Reception and Integration of Refugees
Alain REGNIER, Inter-ministerial Delegate in charge of the reception and integration of refugees (Diair), Ministry of Interior
15:50 - 16:05: The point of view of sub-national governments
Pehr GRANFALK, Mayor of Solna, Sweden, member of the CoR and of the Cities and Regions for Integration of Migrants network.
Daskalaki MELPOMENI, President of the Reception and Solidarity Center of the Municipality of Athens
Eunice ROMERO RIVERA, Director-General for Migrations, Asylum and Antiracism of the Catalonia region
Kedrit SHALARI, Project Assistant, Office on Human Rights and International Cooperation Assistant of Bologna
Katharina FISCHER, Head of department for integration planning, deputy Head of Office for Migration and Integration, Landratsamt Heilbronn
16:05- 16:15: The point of view of non-governmental organisations
Benoît HAMON, CEO of SINGA, former Minister Delegate for Social and Solidarity Economy, of Education, and Member of Parliament.
16:15 - 16:35: Q&A
16:35 – 16:40: Concluding Remarks
OECD / Bert KUBY, Head of Unit, Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional Affairs and External Relations (CIVEX), European Committee of the Regions (CoR)