Professional Development

Relevant Experience

  • Developed and responsible for the Migration Management Diploma Program (targeted at policy makers and practitioners) at MGSOG-UNU-MERIT including three courses: Migration Management; Migration and Development; Migration Policy running 2013-2019

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Migration Studies in Nairobi Kenya funded by the Better Migration Management Program via GIZ in cooperation with the Kenyan Department of Immigration Service and the University of Nairobi since 2019

  • Migration Management Diploma Program in Rwanda for the Rwandan Government Directorate General for Immigration and Emigration since 2019

  • Lecturer for the ENIGMMA/MOBILAZE Summer school in Georgia and Azerbaijan organized by ICMPD (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • Lecturer and facilitator in the Thematic and Skills Training: Fostering benefits for all: Outreach and service provision to Jordanian expatriate for the Jordanian government as part of the Support to the Mobility Partnership between the European Union and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (JEMPAS) (2018)

  • Taught: “Linkage between migration and development” and “reaching out to the expatriates”

  • Main workshop lecturer and facilitator for Policy Engagement with Iraqis abroad, Second Policy Drafting workshop with the Iraq Government as part of Improving Migration Management in the Silk Routes for ICMPD (2018)

  • Strengthening Migration Management Authorities in Kosovo (MIMAK) training for the Government Authority on Migration in Kosovo (2017)

  • Workshop lecturer in Migration and Development training for Turkish Government staff (2015)

  • Responsible for the UNICEF IRAN training program “Measuring and mitigating poverty among forced migrant children” for the Iranian government (2013)

  • Lecturer for UK government (FCO Migration Directorate) training program on Migration and Development (2012-2013)

  • Responsible for the UNICEF IRAN training program “Productive Society: Mitigating Poverty and Vulnerability among Forced Migrants” for the Iranian government (2011)

  • Lecturer for UNRWA: Social Protection JumpStart Training (2011)

  • Lecturer for EIPA training course “Making Sense of Migration Statistics” (2011, 2012)

  • Tutor for the “Learning program on public policy, advocacy and partnership for children’s rights” given by the MGSoG for UNICEF staff (2006-2007 and 2007-2008)

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