11/11: Online-Event “Migration Data in times of COVID-19: Trends and policy implications in Africa”

Join STATAFRIC and IOM GMDAC for an online event on “Migration data in times of COVID-19”

About this Event

We are pleased to invite you to an event on “Migration data in times of COVID-19: Trends and policy implications in Africa” that will be held online 11 November 2020 (12:00 – 14:00 CET). The joint event is organized by the African Union Institute for Statistics (STATAFRIC) and IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC).

During the webinar you will be presented with an overview of key migration data sources in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on migration data challenges and policy implications particular to the African Union; introducing the Global Migration Data Portal as a tool to improve the knowledge management of migration data relevant for COVID-19. The Global Migration Data Portal has been made possible through funding by IOM Member States, including the Government of Germany through the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, represented by the Federal office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), and the Government of Switzerland, as well as unearmarked funding granted to IOM and internally allocated through the Migration Allocation Resource Committee (MIRAC).

For event registration, please sign up on eventbrite. A link to the online webinar and the agenda will be shared with all registered participants before the event. You are cordially invited to pass on the invitation to interested colleagues.

Please note: This event will be held in English. The webinar will be recorded and made available online.

For more information and registration: AU STATAFRIC-IOM GMDAC_Webinar_Invitation