What makes a migrant and refugee-inclusive city a more sustainable one?

Creating an enabling environment for migrants’ inclusion in cities by applying cross-sector policy and multi-level governance approaches

Brainstorming lab
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
11:45 to 13:00

With most migrants moving to cities, local authorities have a major role to play for creating an urban environment that enables them to positively contribute to local sustainable prosperity. This topic-oriented session will enable participants to reflect their experience and breakthrough practices on how to factor migration into urban mangement in the era of climate change. Diversity and engagement with young voices will be ensured during this session.

The event will also introduce a guidance for creating an enabling environment for migrants’ inclusion in cities thorugh cross-sector, multi-level governance and multi-stakeholder approaches. This tool involves UN-HABITAT, CMI, OECD, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNICEF, and WHO in cooperation with IOM, Mayors Migration Council and UCLG.

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Organised by


Policy analyst and Migration Professor
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Annika LENZ
Programme Management Officer
UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme)
Kostantinos TARARAS
Programme specialist
Bashkim ISENI
Délégué à l’intégration & Chef du BLI