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Oxfam reaction to UN Security Council's renewed authorisation of cross border aid deliveries for Syrians
Oxfam welcomes United Nations Security Council's renewed authorisation of UN agencies and other humanitarian organizations to deliver emergency assistance to the Syrian civilians from neighbouring countries. By renewing the authorisation of these cross-border aid deliveries, millions of people in Syria will continue to receive crucial humanitarian relief.
On 28 and 29 November 2017 international forum "Migration bridges in Eurasia" is taking place in Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) with the support from Oxfam in the Russian Federation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Bureau of the International Organization for Migration in Moscow, United Nations Population Fund in Belarus and The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund. The 9th "Migration Bridges" focuses on models of effective migration management in the context of the development of the Eurasian integration project. Academics from 26 countries, representatives of non-for-profit organizations and governmental institutions such as Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs and Commission on Migration at the Presidential Council on ethnic affairs took part in the forum.
Oxfam is looking for an intern interested in migration research. Please find job description in attachment. Good knowledge of English and Russian languages is important.
On the 28 and 29th of October 2017 Oxfam in the Russian Federation and “Kids are kids” Integration centre jointly held the 2nd seminar on integration and education of migrant and refugee children.
On the 26-27th of October 2017 the conference “Migration: new trends and directions” took place in the Higher School of Economics. The conference was co-organized by the Higher School of Economics, Oxfam in the Russian Federation and Centre for Franco-Russian Research in Moscow (CEFR). Among 240 participants of the conference there were migration specialists from academia, Russian and international civil society organizations, international organizations and governmental institutions. More than 40 research reports, based on empirical studies and covering a wide range of issues pertaining migration and migration policy were presented within the 2 days of the conference. The conference became a multi-disciplinary platform for discussions on methodology of migration research, studies of transnationalism, issues of integration and adaptation of migrants as well as economic, social and cultural aspects of migration.
On 26-27th of October 2017 Oxfam together with the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics and Centre d'Р вЂњР’В©tudes franco-russ will hold an international conference titled "New Trends and Directions in Migration". Within the conference there will be a round table on "Children of Migrants: Problems of Adaptation and Integration" for experts and representatives of civil society will discuss the problems of migrant children's access to education and questions pertaining their adaptation in schools.