Invitation webinar: Maintaining labour migration in essential sectors in times of pandemic

We are pleased to invite you to join the upcoming EMN-OECD Webinar 'Maintaining labour migration in essential sectors in times of pandemic' on Wednesday 21 October 2020 at 10.30 (CEST).

The event will serve to launch the third - of a series of five - EMN-OECD Inform on the impact of COVID-19 in the migration area. This Inform will focus on labour migration.


10.30-10.35 - Opening session
Zane Rozenberga, EMN Luxembourg and EMN Communication and Dissemination Working Group co-chair

10.35 -10.50 - COVID-19 and Migrant Workforce: Contributions and Vulnerabilities
Jacopo Mazza, Project Officer, JRC, European Commission

10.50-11.05 - EMN OECD Inform 'Maintaining labour migration in essential sectors in times of pandemic': presentation of key findings
Sabina Hrovatin, Expert in migration policy and legislation, EMN Slovenia

11.05-11.20 - Singling out essential workers for special treatment in OECD countries: exemptions and safeguards
Cecile Thoreau, Statistician and Policy Analyst, OECD

11.20-11.35 - Q&A session

11.35-11.45 - Closing remarks
Magnus Ovilius, Head of Agencies and Networks Coordination Sector and Chair of the EMN, DG HOME, European Commission 

Moderator: Zane Rozenberga

Registration and information

EMN Members
EMN Member States, 2020