2016conferencelogo2016 Cities of Migration Conference

Toronto, Canada, March 2, 2016

The Westin Harbour Castle

Mobility, movement, migration—the great flow of people and ideas to cities around the world—is unstoppable. Today’s super-diversity follows the great urbanization of the world. New cities of migration are in the global north and in the global south, and span every continent. As IOM’s William Lacy Swing says: “Cities rarely shrink to greatness. They get better by growing and to grow they must welcome migrants.”

If diversity is the new norm, does diversity drive prosperity? Can diversity bring more trade, more talent, more social innovation? We think so. The evidence linking diversity and prosperity is strong and growing, bolstered by new voices, new research strategies, and new forms of collaboration.

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MIPEX 2

Is Canada Still an International Leader of Immigrant Integration?

Toronto, Canada, May 27, 2015

Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Toronto

The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) is a fully interactive tool and reference guide to assess, compare, and improve integration policy in various countries, including Canada. The launch of the new MIPEX scores for Canada will provide important information on the impact of important policy changes in Canada’s immigration and settlement policies in recent years. How does Canada compare to other countries in terms of granting immigrants access to citizenship, health care, and the labour market? Is Canada still an international leader when it comes to integration?

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2014 Cities of Migration Conference

Berlin (Germany), June 4-6, 2014

Beletage Conference Centre, Heinrich Böll Foundation and Embassy of Canada to Germany.

The world is on the move. Urbanization and migration have created a rich field for experimentation in cities around the world. Local communities are welcoming immigrants and creating the conditions they need to integrate, participate and succeed. Together they are contributing to shared urban prosperity.

Join local government and community leaders, practitioners, experts, activists and policy-makers for a dynamic 3-day event that explores the practical realities and opportunities created by today’s hyper-diversity. Learn how we can work together to set a prosperity agenda for cities.

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DiverseCity onBoard Learning Exchange Public Session

Berlin (Germany), June 3, 2014

Bertelsmann Representation

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Majority White Populations in Europe on the Margins

Berlin (Germany), June 4, 2014

Embassy of Canada

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