League Of Arab States

Forum Agenda

13-14 November 2009

 

14-November

Side meeting:

  • LAS Youth Forum Committee
  • Preparatory Committee Meetings.
  • Prep.com  +  Facilitators.
Welcome of participants, Group building, cultural evening.

First Day, 15 November 2009

9:00 – 10:00

Introduction of the Event: welcome, information, expectations results and programme.

10:00 -11:30

Dialogue session: Migration and Development in Euro – Arab context: challenge and opportunities

11:30- 12:00

Coffee-break

12:00 – 13:00

Working Groups*: Getting to know each other, sharing of work and experiences on migration

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Exhibition of organizations

16:00- 16:30

Reception Vernissage

17: 00 – 19:00

  • Opening ceremony
  • Key Note Speech

20:00

Dinner

Intercultural Evening.

Prep-com and facilitators meeting

Second Day, 16 November 2009

9:00 – 11:00

Dialogue Session  (plenary)

  •  Youth Mobility for Exchange, training, interculturality
  •  Management of Diversity: Integration, equal opportunity, right of difference, interculturality,  discrimination, xenophobia

11:00 – 13:00

Working Groups

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30- 16:00

Working Groups

16:00-16:30

Coffee-break

16:30 – 18:00

Knowledge Fair:

  •  Dialogue Space: Programs and activities of Regional and International organizations dealing with Migration Issues
  •  Expositions

19:30

Dinner

Third Day, 17 November 2009

9:00 – 10:30

Dialogue Session: Success stories, The experiences of organizations working with migration

10:30-11:00

Coffee-break

11:00-12:00

Planting tree and painting

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Afternoon

­Field Visit Tanger

  • Optional programme: visit organizations that work with migrants
  • ­Meeting between facilitators and organizers

19:30

Dinner / Culture

Fourth Day, 18 November 2009

9:00-10:30

Dialogue Session: Organizers expectations for youth projects

10:30 -11:00

Coffee-break

11:00 13:00

Working groups: follow up youth projects

13:00-14:30

Lunch

14:30-16:00

Conclusion of working groups

16:00-16:30

Coffee-break

16:30 18:30

  • ­ Discussion and adoption of Assilah Appeal
  • Evaluation

19:30-21:00

Dinner

21:00-22:00

Closing Ceremony

   19 November 2009

Departure of participants 

Side Meetings:
  • Evaluation facilitators
  • Side meeting: EACMYO

  20 November 2009   

 

 Side Meetings:

  • EACMYO
  • LAS Youth Forum Committee
  • LAS Youth Forum 2010 (organizers + Italian Side)

 *Working groups Themes: working groups will deal along the forum days with the following issues:

  • Migration and Global Economical Crises
  • Migration policies
  • Youth Mobility
  • Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Internal Displacement
  • ­Skilled Migration and Brain Drain
  • ­Irregular and Transit Migration
  • ­Migration and Development
  • ­Migration and Human Rights
  •  Integration and Discrimination