EU Migration Talks: Integration of Migrant Women in Austria

8 March 2022, 14:30-16:30, online

On the occasion of International Women's Day, the IOM Country Office for Austria invited to the publication of the EMN study "Integration of Migrant Women in Austria: Policies and Measures". In addition to the presentation of the EMN study findings, we elaborated on the interactions between migration/integration and gender. Representatives from research, practice and politics then discussed central aspects of the integration of migrant women in Austria.

14:30    Welcome 

•    Marian Benbow Pfisterer (Head of Office, IOM Country Office for Austria)
•    Mag. Martin Kienl (Head, Section II - Integration, Cultural Office and Ethnic Groups, Federal Chancellery)

14:40    Lecture: "Interaction between migration, integration and gender" 

•    Ondine Delavelle (Head of Integration/Labor Mobility Department, IOM Austria) - Download presentation

15:00    EMN Study: "Integration of Migrant Women in Austria: Policies and Measures" 

•    Saskia Heilemann (Interim Head of Research and Migration Law Department, IOM Austria) - Download presentation

15:20     Panel Discussion: Research, Practice and Policy 

•    Gudrun Biffl (Danube University Krems) 
•    Ayten Pacariz (Operational Management, NACHBARINNEN Association in Vienna) 
•    Representative from the political sector

16:30    Closing

More information on the event is available here

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