UNU Wider Conference: Responding to crises


Location: Helsinki, Finland

The WIDER Development Conference about ongoing, unexpected, and future crises took place in Helsinki on 23-24 September 2016. The ‘Responding to crises' conference aimed to improve knowledge about ongoing, unexpected, and future crises, and to discuss the options available for responses by governments, international agencies, NGOs, civil society and private citizens.

The MICIC Secretariat organized a panel on crises and migration governance where the relevance of the MICIC Guidelines to global discussions on migration governance in the context of crises was highlighted.

Chair: Jeff Crisp, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford

Speakers: Michele Klein Solomon, MCIC Secretariat and Sanjula Weerasinghe, MCIC Secretariat