Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24th 2022, almost 5 million people left the country. Polish cities, NGOs and ordinary residents faced an unprecedented challenge in Europe’s post-war history to address their needs. Large cities, and increasingly also small towns need to respond to the needs of a growing population of 2.8 million forced migrants who crossed Polish borders, providing them with shelter, education, employment, healthcare system and social services.
This series of CMR Webinars “Migration and Cities. Managing the crisis” aims at discussing major challenges experienced by Polish local administrations, NGOs and other stakeholders who serve forced migrants and identifying solutions that worked well in other contexts. This webinar will focus on policies addressing the educational needs of forced migrants. First, the Polish-based panellists who represent organizations engaged in facilitating access to the education system for forced migrants will discuss the main challenges they experience. Next, the panellists with expertise in education policies from other countries will discuss the best strategies that could be implemented in Polish cities or be some lessons learned in the Polish context.
Chairs: Michał Nowosielski, Ewa Cichocka, Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw.
Organizers: Migration Policies Research Unit & Socio-Cultural Research Unit, Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw, Union of Polish Metropolises, Embassy of Switzerland in Poland
This Zoom webinar will be recorded and live-streamed on CMR’s social media. After registering to the event on Eventbrite, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to a Zoom meeting. Please read the information regarding the processing of personal data before registration.
Link zostanie przesłany po rejestracji.
Wydarzenie można zaliczyć w ramach programu OSA:
- Opiekun: dr Joanna Kulpińska
- Liczba godzin OSA: 2 godziny
- Forma zaliczenia: sporządzenie krótkiej notatki w języku angielskim lub polskim (max. 500-600 znaków), przedstawiającej główne zagadnienia omawiane podczas spotkania i przesłanie jej dr Joannie Kulpińskiej - notatki należy przesłać najpóźniej 2 tygodnie po spotkaniu. Należy również uzyskać podpis na karcie OSA.