National Diversity Day & 6th signing session of the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg, 12 May

On 12 May 2016, Luxembourg will celebrate its second national Diversity Day.bandeau_en
On this day the Committee for the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg will also celebrate the 6th signing session of the Charter.
The 157 signatories of the Charter will be joined by several new signatories that wish to commit officially to the promotion and management of diversity in the workplace.

The official signing session will be followed by a keynote speech by Nava Hinrichs, Managing Director of THP, on the Business Case on Migration: What is in there for businesses to integrate migrants and refugees in particular into the labour market? What role can a company play in the current context?

For more information see: http://www.chartediversite.lu/en/conferences/official-signing-ceremony

IAVE Forum on Corporate Volunteering: Response to the Refugee Challenge, 19 May, Berlin

IAVE-1Nava Hinrichs, Managing Director of THP, will speak at the upcoming Forum on Corporate Volunteering, organised by the International Association for Volunteer Effort, on 19 May in Berlin. The theme of the Forum will be the Response to the Refugee Challenge.

The purpose of the Forum is to understand the refugee crisis in Europe, learn how the private sector is currently responding through their employee volunteer programmes, and discuss what companies could do individually or collaboratively to respond to the situation. The goal is to inspire new approaches, initiatives, partnerships and action on the refugee crisis.

For more information and the event agenda see: https://www.iave.org/iaveforum2016/ 

The Ditchley Foundation Conference, 18-20 Feb

Europe and migration: how can the flows be managed?

On 18-20 February 2016, Nava Hinrichs, Managing Director of THP, attended the second Ditchley Foundation conference of 2016, which focused on the topic of Europe and migration: how can the flows be managed?

A diverse group of participants from a range of backgrounds came together at this conference for an intense two days of discussion and debate.

The final conference report is now available for download.