Enhancing cooperation among the Prague Process states

Webinar 'Demography and migration in the Prague Process region'

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:30 - 12:00

Location: online over Zoom

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Description

The Prague Process webinar ‘Demography and migration in the Prague Process region’ with Professor Ronald Skeldon, University of Sussex and Maastricht University, will take place on 30 September 2021 at 10:30 CET.

The webinar will focus on one of the widely recognized global processes: the decline of human populations. Rapid population growth accompanied development during the second half of the 20th century. Demographic decline or the potential for decline will underlie development over the first half of the 21st century. This webinar and the accompanying Policy Brief will draw attention to some of the inherent tensions created by this process and specifically its linkages with migration, both internal and international. The webinar will flag up the overall demographic trends across the Prague Process countries, identify differences amongst them, and highlight policy issues that will need to be addressed, particularly in terms of migration policies.

Please register to the event through the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nl6z4D8QS4quE1dryXsoVw. You will receive the link to the virtual room, as soon as your registration is approved.

The webinar will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation into Russian. The approximate duration will be 1,5 hours. The event will be carried out via Zoom and can be accessed directly through your browser, following the link received. Should you not have received the confirmation email with the link, please do the following:

  1. On 30 September, go to the event registration page, fill out the form indicating your email address and submit the data.
  2. Scroll down the page until you see the link at the bottom. By following this link, you will be able to join the event.

The intervention of the speaker will be followed by a Q&A session. Kindly submit your questions (in English and Russian) during the event through the chat.


About the speaker

Ronald Skeldon is an Honorary Professor at Maastricht University and an Emeritus Professor at the University of Sussex. He was trained at the Universities of Glasgow, Scotland (BSc Hons) and Toronto, Canada (MA; PhD). He joined the University of Sussex in 2000 and was a core member of the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty and, from June 2009 to March 2011, was seconded to the Department for International Development (DFID) in London as a Senior Research Fellow.