Migration Conference 2018: programme

Migration Conference 2018

 

Time: 22 March 2018 09.30-19.00
Place: KUMU (Weizenbergi 34/ Valge 1, Tallinn)

Moderators:

  • Tiit Tammaru, Professor of Urban and Population Geography, University of Tartu
  • Ave Lauren, Coordinator of the Estonian National Contact Point for the European Migration Network
  • Raul Eamets, Professor of the University of Tartu, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences
    • 22 March 2018

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      Registration, coffee/tea

      9.30-10.00

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      Opening remarks

      10.00

      • Kenneth Broman, Chief of Staff, Secretary General's Office, Nordic Council of Ministers
      • Andres Anvelt, Minister of the Interior of Estonia
      • T.E. Anders Ljunggren, the Ambassador of Sweden (Country of Presidency of NCM 2018)
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      Keynote 1: Smart Migration Policy

      10.30

      • Raul Eamets, Professor of the University of Tartu, Dean of Faculty of Social Scienses
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      Keynote 2: Labour Market Entry of Non-Labour Migrants

      11.00

      • Olof Åslund, Director-General at the Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU), Professor of Economics at Uppsala University
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      Coffee Break

      11.30-12.00

    • I Changes in the Migration Policies in the Nordic-Baltic Region

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      Developments in Estonian Migration Policy

      12.00

      • Ruth Annus, Ministry of the Interior of Estonia, Head of Citizenship and Migration Policy Department
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      Integration of Immigrants into the Finnish Labor Markets

      12.20

      • Matti Sarvimäki, Associate Research Professor at the VATT Institute for Economic Research in Finland
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      Managing Cultural Diversity in the Migratory Era

      12.40

      • Martin Ehala, Professor of the University of Tartu
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      Questions, discussion

      13.00-13.20

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      Lunch

      13.20-14.00

    • II Tackling Illegal Employment of Third-Country Nationals

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      Illegal Employment of Third-Country Nationals in the European Union and the Nordic-Baltic Region

      14.00

      • Silver Stõun, European Migration Network
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      Moving Forward: How to Counter Illegal Employment in Future?

      14.20

      Panel discussion:

      • Christiane Kuptsch, Labour Migration Branch, International Labour Organisation
      • Jonathan Chaloff, Senior migration policy specialist, International Migration Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
      • Liis Valk, Adviser of the Development Department of Estonian Police and Border Guard Board

      Moderator of the discussion: Ruth Annus, Ministry of the Interior of Estonia

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      Coffee Break

      15.10-15.40

    • III Integration to the Labour Market, Indicators of Integration

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      Policies and Measures for Speeding up Labour Market Integration of Refugees in the Nordic Region

      15.40

      • Hjördís Rut Sigurjónsdóttir, Research Fellow, Nordregio
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      Challenges Facing the Estonian Integration Policy

      16.00

      • Piret Hartman, Estonian Ministry of Culture, Undersecretary for Cultural Diversity
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      How to Measure the Effectiveness of Integration, Indicators of Integration

      16.20

      • Henrik Emilsson, Malmö University, Researcher at the Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM)
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      Questions, discussion

      16.40-16.50

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      Panel Discussion: Changes in Migration and Integration Policies

      16.50-17.50

      Participants:

      • Maris Lauri, MP
      • Kadri Simson, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure
      • Andres Anvelt, Minister of the Interior
      • Helir-Valdor Seeder, MP

      Discussion moderated by Professor Raul Eamets, University of Tartu

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      Concluding remarks

      17.50

      • Professor Tiit Tammaru, University of Tartu
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      Reception

      18.00-19.00

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