Youth & Leaders Summit 2017

Mon, 2017-01-16 08:30 - 19:00

PSIA hosted the annual Youth & Leaders Summit 2017 on The Migrations Crises at Sciences Po on Monday 16th January 2017

Find the full program here

Find the videos of all the panels here

Executive Report available here

 

Youth & Leaders Summit 2017: The Migration Crises
Monday 16th January 2017
8:30 am - 6:30 pm- Amphitheater Boutmy

MORNING SESSION

8:30 - Welcome and Registration

9:00 - Welcome remarks by Frédéric Mion, President, Sciences Po

9:10 - Opening Keynote Remarks by Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, European Union
Introduced by Enrico Letta, Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience

Panel 1: The Migration Crises: Governments and Institutions Overwhelmed
9:40 to 11:10
Introduced by Jiaqi Liu, PSIA Student, Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action
Chaired by Arnaud Leparmentier, Editor-in-Chief, Le Monde
With:
- Jan Eliasson, Former Deputy-Secretary General of the United Nations 
- Elisabeth Guigou, Member of the French Parliament, Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, PSIA Faculty
- Demetrios Papademetriou, President, Migration Policy Institute Europe
- Pascal Brice, Director General, OFPRA
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience
Watch Panel 1 here 

11:10 to 11:30 - Break

Panel 2: The Migration Crises: Humanitarian Challenges
11:30 to 13:00
Introduced by Farangies Shah, PSIA Student, Master in International Public Management
Chaired by Marilyn Baumard, Le Monde
With: 
- Christine Beerli, Vice-President, International Committee of the Red Cross
- Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO
- Emma Bonino, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy
- Bruno Stagno-Ugarte, Deputy Executive Director for Advocacy, Human Rights Watch; former Minister of Foreign Affairs to Costa Rica; PSIA Faculty
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience.
Watch Panel 2 here 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

Panel 3: The Migration Crises: Security Issues
14:30 to 16:00
Introduced by Julia Elisabetta Pitterman, PSIA Student, Master in International Security
Chaired by Christophe Ayad, Le Monde
With: 
- Lakhdar Brahimi, Elder, Former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, PSIA Faculty
- Benoit D'Aboville, Former French Permanent Representative and Ambassador to NATO, PSIA Faculty
- Peter Ricketts, Former Ambassador to France; former UK National Security Advisor 
- Laurence Tubianaformer Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, PSIA Faculty
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience.
Watch Panel 3 here 

16:00 to 16:30 - Break

Panel 4: The Migration Crises: Economic and Demographic Dynamics
16:30 to 18:00
Introduced by Oishee Kundu, PSIA Student, Master in International Economic Policy
Chaired by Serge Michel, Le Monde
With: 
- Taeho Bark, Former Minister of Trade, Republic of Korea; Professor, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Seoul National University; PSIA Faculty
- Carlos Lopes, Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa; Professor, Graduate School for Development Policy and Practice, University of Cape Town
- Philippe Martin, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po
- Lionel Zinsou, Former Prime Minister of Benin

18:00 - Closing keynote remarks by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Introduced by Vanessa Scherrer, Vice-Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po
Followed by a discussion with PSIA students and the audience

18:30 - Concluding remarks by Enrico Letta, Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po

 Watch Panel 4, The Closing Keynote and Concluding remarks here

 

The Youth & Leaders Summit is organized in partnership with Le Monde and with the support of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS).

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