Vienna Migration Conference 2021

VMC2021 Report

Access the VMC2021 conference report at the below link and discover impressions, key insights and reflections on the future of migration partnerships that emerged during two days of lively debates on how to deliver better migration outcomes in a changing world.

Every autumn, ICMPDs annual flagship event provides an indispensable opportunity for thought leaders, decision-makers and frontrunners in the migration sphere to convene, connect and engage in high-level discussions on migration in Europe and beyond. 

Session recordings

Welcome and opening remarks


Re-imagining migration partnerships: An introduction to VMC2021


Spotlight session on Afghanistan: Challenges, opportunities and strategies



6 takeaways for re-imagining migration partnerships

By Caitlin Katsiaficas and Justyna Segeš Frelak

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Consensus, concession and compromise – taking migration partnerships to the next level

By Martin Hofmann

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Committing to partners, staying flexible on the issues

By Sarah Schlaeger and Marissa Weigle

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The conference in numbers

Participants from across the globe
Panels, all livestreamed
1-to-1 networking sessions

Participation from around the globe

Impressions from the conference

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