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Roundtable  Investigating IOs: Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries  Monday 18 June 2018  ¦ 18h00-20h00 ¦  Uni Mail, room MS150  ¦   Free entrance Opening speech by Michael Møller, Director General of the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG) Speakers Laëtitia Atlani-Duault (IRD, FMSH), Davide Rodogno (Graduate Institute), Nico Krisch (Graduate Institute), Birgit Müller (EHESS-CNRS) Chaired by Sandra Lavenex (UNIGE) For more information, please visit the website www.unige.ch/run2018 or send an email to the organizing committee run2018@unige.ch ————   Roundtable  Investigating IOs: Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries  Thursday 19 June 2018  ¦ 18h00-20h00 ¦  Uni Mail, room MS150  ¦   Free entrance Speakers Irène Bellier (CNRS), Sandrine Kott (UNIGE), Ronald Niezen (McGill University), Bob Reinalda (Radboud University), Thomas Weiss (CUNY) Chaired by Mathilde Bourrier (UNIGE) For more information, please visit the website www.unige.ch/run2018 or send an email to the organizing committee run2018@unige.ch ————   Public conference  The Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees: Advances and Pitfalls Thursday 21 June 2018  ¦ 15h00-20h00¦  Uni Bastions, Room B106¦ Free entrance As laid down in the 2016 New York Declaration on Large Movements of Migrants and Refugees adopted by the UN General Assembly the international Community is working towards the elaboration of two Global Compacts, one on Refugees, and one on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. After publication of the zero drafts at the beginning of 2018, states have engaged into intergovernmental negotiations with a view to adopt the two compacts in December this year. Mid-term through these negotiations, this conference gathers key academics and experts who through their research and expertise contribute to these international processes. Speakers (full programme here) René Schwok, Professor, Director of the Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva Sandra Lavenex, Professor, University of Geneva Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam, Queen Mary University of London and Radboud University Nijmegen Netherlands.Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner, Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Vincent Chetail, Professor, Graduate Institute, Geneva. Colleen Thouez, Director, Welcoming and Integrated Societies Division, Open Society Foundations (OSF). Pietro Mona, Ambassador for development, forced displacement and migration, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland. *** Contactinfo-gsi@unige.ch   Dr. Frédéric Esposito, responsable des événements pour le GSI