Migration and Displacement in Iraq Conference from 19th to 21st of April 2017
Presented by: University of Kurdistan Hewlêr
By: Centre of Regional and International Studies (CRIS)/Vice Chancellor's Office
International Organization for Migration (IOM), the University of Kurdistan
Hewler (UKH), and Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
and the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM), invite you
to submit an abstract for the conference on "Migration and Displacement in
Iraq", in Erbil, Iraq.
conference will focus on various aspects of forced migration, such as durable
solutions and the end of displacement, early recovery and stabilization,
livelihood, social cohesion and transitional justice, conflict resolution and
violence reduction, house land and property.
co-hosted event is mainly financed by the Bureau of Population, Refugees and
Migration of the US State Department.
of the Conference:
share research findings on IDPs and returnees with relevant stakeholders
meet and network with relevant stakeholders in the field and inform local
institutions of the research work done by humanitarian and development actors
offer government counterparts information that can be used it to produce an
evidence-based road map for the alleviation and progressive resolution of
internal displacement in the country.
This three-day conference, from the 19th to 21st of April 2017, will include two workshops that will be held at UKH on the 21st of April. The first workshop will be presented by UKH & IOM on the use of UN and other forms of data for analysis. The second workshop will be conducted by Georgetown University how to publish research. The goal of these workshops will be to inform participants on ways to collect data and publish research.