Date: 19-20 June 2007
Venue: United Nations Headquarters

Related Documents:

Information note (pdf) on the focus and the objectives of this course

Programme (pdf) of the course

Participant Manual (pdf) a compilation of relevant international legal instruments


International Migration: Actors, Issues, Terminology
Ms. Jillyanne Redpath, Senior Legal Officer, IOM

Overview of the International Legal Framework Governing Migration
Mr. Vassiliy Yuzhanin, Training and Project Officer, IOM

Human Rights of Migrants
Mr. Ryszard Cholewinski, Labour Migration Specialist, IOM

The Migrant Workers Convention
Mr. Ngonlarje Mbaidjol, Director, New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Migrant Workers and the ILO Conventions
Mr. Djankou Ndjonkou, Director, Office of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the UN

State Sovereignty and the Human Rights of Migrants
Mr. Vassiliy Yuzhanin, IOM

Managing Migration: A Comparative Analysis
Mr. Austin T. Fragomen, Jr. Partner and Mr. Lance Kaplan, Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

International Refugee Law
Mr. Brian Gorlick, Senior Policy Adviser, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, New York Office

The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement
Ms. Sarah Muscroft, Policy Adviser on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

Protection of Civilians in Situations of Armed Conflict
Ms. Anne Zeidan, Diplomatic Adviser in charge of relations with UN agencies, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Geneva

Trafficking in Human Beings
Ms. Kristina Touzenis, Project Officer, IOM Rome

Smuggling of Human Beings
Mr. Vassiliy Yuzhanin, IOM

Related Links:
Migration and Development Seminar Series

IOM International Migration Law and Legal Affairs