National Conference on Youth Migration and Development

When, local time: 
Friday, 8 February 2013 - 9:00am to Saturday, 9 February 2013 - 12:00pm
Where: 
India, Sriperumbudur
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
sahoopitabasa@gmail.com; m.faetanini@unesco.org

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.