Programme: Return and Reintegration

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23.10. 2018, Tallinn University               

Conference Facilitator: Egert Belitšev, Police and Border Guard Board (PBGB)


8:30-09:15 Registration and morning coffee


Opening Session
Session Facilitator – Dr Ave Lauren, National Coordinator of EMN Estonia
09:15-09:20 Welcoming note, Dr Ave Lauren, National Coordinator of EMN Estonia
09:20-10:05 Opening speeches:
♦  Magnus Ovilius, EMN Chair, DG Home, European Commission
♦  Nicola Graviano, Senior Specialist, Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Unit, IOM Headquarters
♦  Andres Anvelt, Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Estonia


10:05-10:25 Coffee break


Session I – Preconditions for efficient return
Session Facilitator – Egert Belitšev, PBGB
10:25-10:45 Preconditions for efficient returnTatiana Kistruga, EMN Service Provider
10:45-11:05 Improving cooperation with third countries, Lotje van der Made, Head of Pre-Return Assistance Sector, European Centre for Returns, European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)
11:05-11:25 Cooperation between Pakistan and the EU on return, Michael Popp, European Migration Liaison Officer, Delegation of the EU to Pakistan
11:25-11:45 Georgian Readmission Case Management Electronic System in the implementation of the readmission agreement,                 
Giorgi Grigalashvili, Initiator of the Georgian Readmission Case Management System, former Deputy Director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


11:45 -12:45 Panel Discussion I: How to avoid secondary movements of third country nationals subject to return?

Panel discussion facilitator – Egert Belitšev, PBGP

  Wolfgang Nieter, Head of Division R 2 – Voluntary Return, Reintegration & Communication, Directorate Return Policy, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (Germany);
Georgios Spyrelis, Police Captain, Hellenic Police Headquarters, Migration Management Division 
Lotje van der Made, Frontex


12:45-13:45 Lunch


Session II – Sustainable reintegration
Session Facilitator – Laurence Hunzinger, Regional Thematic Specialist, IOM Regional Office for the European Economic Area (EEA), the EU and NATO
13:45-14:05 Preconditions and challenges of reintegration, Nicola Graviano, Senior Specialist, Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Unit, IOM Headquarters
14:05-14:25 Practical challenges faced by reintegration service providers working in different countries, Marcin Pruss, ERRIN
14:25-14:45 What is efficient reintegration from the third country perspective? Amb. Lawal Hamidu, the Director for Refugees and Migrants, Nigerian National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI)

14:45-15:05 Feedback on reintegration experiences: a way forward to sustainability,  Joris Kennis, Federal Agency for the reception of asylum seekers (FEDASIL)


15:05-15:30 Coffee break


15:30-16:30 Panel Discussion II: How to make return and reintegration more appealing to third countries and TCNs?
Facilitator: Dr Ave Lauren, EMN Estonia
♦  Michael Popp, European Migration Liaison Officer, Delegation of the EU to Pakistan
♦  
Amb. Lawal Hamidu, NCFRMI

♦ Magnus Ovilius, European Commission
♦ Laurence Hunzinger, IOM

16:30 – 16:50 Conclusions

♦  Egert Belitšev, Conference Facilitator, PBGB
♦  Magnus Ovilius, EMN Chair, DG Home, European Commission