“Global Migration Governance in Theory and Practice”

Science 607, Byblos campus

The Department of Social Sciences, in collaboration with The Institute of Migration Studies, is hosting a seminar entitled “Global Migration Governance in Theory and Practice” by guest lecturer Paul Tacon. The seminar will be followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury.

The seminar will be available to Beirut campus students via videoconferencing in Irwin B.

Tacon graduated from the University of Sussex with an M.A. in Migration Studies in 2007. Since 2008 he has been working on international migration issues with the International Organization for Migration in Geneva (2008-2010), and for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in Beirut (2010-present). He has focused in his work on the relationship between international migration and development, and the steps countries can take to maximize the positive development gains from international migration.