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Expanding Durable Solutions for Refugee Youth through Higher Education – series of virtual sessions Oct-Dec 2021

Expanding Durable Solutions for Refugee Youth through Higher Education – series of virtual sessions Oct-Dec 2021

The Global Community of Practice (CoP) on Third Country Education Pathways, will launch a series of virtual sessions to share knowledge, and build the capacity of state entities, post-secondary education institutions, associations, foundations, NGOs, INGOs, refugee networks and other stakeholders to design and implement legal pathways for refugee youth through higher education programmes in third countries.

Sessions will take place between October and December and are open to everyone who is interested in learning more about higher education as a complementary pathway for refugees. For the full schedule and to register, please follow the below link.

Hospitality Week from 13 to 23 October in Lyon

Hospitality Week from 13 to 23 October in Lyon

Participation of MERGING in the session "Making hospitality in the 21st century" on 14 October from 8:30 to 12:30

This session will examine what hospitality means in terms of both public policy and civil practice and will initiate a research process to develop responses to these issues.

ISIRC conference Milan September 8th – 10th, 2021

ISIRC conference Milan September 8th – 10th, 2021

One abstract of the University of Bologna accepted at the 13th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC) hosted by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Conference web site

List of accepted abstracts

Summer School

Summer School "The Migrant Issue in the Pandemic Context: Flows, Work, Integration"

Ravenna 30th August- 3rd September 2021

Prof. Morena Cuconato,  coordinator of the inter-departmental MERGING team of the University of Bologna, has been invited at the annual Summer School on Migration organised by the municipality of Ravenna (Project and Services for Migration Department)  together with Unibo and coofinanced by EU and the italian Ministry of Interior to focus on the importance of housing initiatives -  at individual, meso (regional) and macro(European) level - as driving factors of  wider migrant integration policies.