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How Can European Migration Policies Promote Development?

LSE European Institute-APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe public conversation

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2012 
Time: 1-2pm 
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Tobias Billström, Peter Sutherland
Chair: Dr Eiko Thielemann

Migrants play a crucial role in the development of countries of origin and countries of destination. How can labour immigration and other policies in Europe be shaped so as to optimise the benefits?

Tobias Billström is Swedish minister for migration and asylum policy.  Swedish migration policy includes refugee and migration policy, voluntary return home and support to voluntary return migration. Billström, a member of the Moderate Party, has been a member of Parliament since 2002.

Peter Sutherland is the United Nations special representative for migration. A former European Commissioner and Director General of the WTO, he is the chairman of Goldman Sachs International. He is the chairman of the LSE Court of Governors

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