Ismu Foundation as a member of the Metropolis Project network is pleased to announce the 2016 International Metropolis Conference in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan. The International Metropolis Project is the largest network of researchers, government officials, international organizations, and civil society organizations in the field of migration and population diversity. It is a forum that connects good practices, policies and research on migration.
The Metropolis annual conference will feature four and a half days of morning plenary sessions, 80 afternoon workshops, cultural and social activities, and study tours.
The plenary sessions feature not only the dynamics of migration in Asia but a fully global perspective on:
Refugee Protection: Our most pressing migration dilemma
Managing Global Risk: Migration in situations of crisis
Creating Trust through Wisdom: Co-development and migration in East Asia
Migration, Trade, and Diasporas: Engines for economic integration
Asia’s Demographic Precipice: Migration, technology, and greater workforce participation
Inclusive Development: A new perspective on immigrant integration
When Internal and International Migration Meet: Best practices for cities
Comprehensive migration policy-making for a re-vitalized Japan
To encourage participation from the Global South, selected participants from developing countries will be offered reduced fees.