Youth & Leaders Summit 2017 on The Migrations Crises

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Sciences Po’s Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) is delighted to present the Youth & Leaders Summit 2017 on The Migrations Crises to be held at Sciences Po on Monday 16th January 2017.

Monday 16th January 2017
8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Amphitheater Boutmy

Please note that registration is compulsory:

  • Sciences Po students and faculty should register here for the Morning Session
  • Sciences Po students and faculty should register here for the Afternoon Session

Please download the program or find it below.

Follow the Livestream on the day.

PROGRAM

8:30 – Welcome and Registration

9:00 – Welcome remarks by Frédéric Mion, President, Sciences Po

9:10 – Opening keynote remarks

  • Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, European Union

Introduced by Enrico Letta, Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience

MORNING SESSIONS

Panel 1: The Migration Crises: Governments and Institutions Overwhelmed

9:40 to 11:10

Introduced by a PSIA Student

Chaired by Arnaud Leparmentier, Editor-in-Chief, Le Monde

With:

  • Martti Ahtisaari, Elder, former President of Finland, UN Diplomat and Mediator, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • Jan Eliasson, Former Deputy-Secretary General of the United Nations
  • Elisabeth Guigou, Member of the French Parliament, Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, PSIA Faculty
  • Demetrios Papademetriou, President, Migration Policy Institute Europe

Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience

11:10 to 11:30 – Break

Panel 2: The Migration Crises: Humanitarian Challenges

11:30 to 13:00

Introduced by a PSIA Student

Chaired by Marilyn Baumard, Le Monde

With:

  • Christine Beerli, Vice-President, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO
  • Emma Bonino, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy
  • Bruno Stagno-Ugarte, Deputy Executive Director for Advocacy, Human Rights Watch; former Minister of Foreign Affairs to Costa Rica; PSIA Faculty

Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience.

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Panel 3: The Migration Crises: Security Issues

14:30 to 16:00

Introduced by a PSIA Student

Chaired by Christophe Ayad, Le Monde

With:

  • Lakhdar Brahimi, Elder, Former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, PSIA Faculty
  • Benoit D’Aboville, Former French Permanent Representative and Ambassador to NATO, PSIA Faculty
  • Peter Ricketts, Former Ambassador to France; former UK National Security Advisor
  • Laurence Tubiana, former Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, PSIA Faculty

Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience.

16:00 to 16:30 – Break

Panel 4: The Migration Crises: Economic and Demographic Dynamics

16:30 to 18:00

Introduced by a PSIA Student

Chaired by Serge Michel, Le Monde

With:

  • Taeho Bark, Former Minister of Trade, Republic of Korea; Professor, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Seoul National University; PSIA Faculty
  • Carlos Lopes, Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa; Professor, Graduate School for Development Policy and Practice, University of Cape Town
  • Philippe Martin, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po
  • Lionel Zinsou, Former Prime Minister of Benin

18:00 – Closing keynote remarks

  • Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Introduced by Vanessa Scherrer, Vice-Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience

18:30 – Concluding remarks by Enrico Letta, Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po

The Youth & Leaders Summit is organized in partnership with Le Monde and with the support of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS).

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