Vienna Migration Conference 2023

VMC2023 highlights

Explore key moments and insights from the 8th edition of VMC in this page. Access session recordings, takeaways, and speaker quotes as we prepare the full conference report. Click below to read the conference takeaways, five essential reflections capturing the core of the discussions.

The Vienna Migration Conference (VMC) is ICMPD’s flagship event and Europe’s leading forum for migration policy discussions. In October 2023, the conference brought together international leaders, practitioners, and experts to discuss vital themes in European and global migration policy.

Session recordings

Conference opening

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A short introduction to VMC2023

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Keynote address

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Highlighted publications

5 takeaways for strengthening migration governance for the future

By ICMPD’s Policy Unit

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Carrots and sticks in migration cooperation: Three uncomfortable truths

By Victoria Rietig

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Europe as a hotspot for global talent – Is it ready?

By Morten
King-Grubert

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Africa-to-Europe value chains: How nearshoring can mitigate Europe’s migration crisis and aid energy transition

By Michael Tanchum

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The conference in numbers

1780
Participants from across the globe
39
Panellists
14
Sessions, all livestreamed
29
Billateral meetings

Participation from across the globe

VMC2023 in images

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VMC2023 was made possible thanks to the following partners: