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Migration, Gender and Protection: Working Towards Transformative Approaches

Date: 18 September 2023
Time: 15:30pm CEST


  • Linda Cottone, Research Officer, IOM HQ

Welcome Remarks:

  • Markus Tozman, Senior Policy Advisor, Division for Policy Issues of Displacement and Migration, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany
  • Priya Nandram, Policy Officer Migration Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

How to safely collect data on SOGIESC:

  • Jenn Rumbach, Senior Program Coordinator, Inclusion and AAP, RMM and Global LGBTIQ+ Focal Point, IOM New York

IOM-BMZ Research Study on Gendered Reintegration Experiences

  • Jane Freedman, Researcher and Author ​

Mapping and Research to Strengthen Protection and Assistance Measures for Migrants with Diverse SOGIESC

  • Nassim Majidi, Founder and Executive Director, Samuel Hall ​

Migrant protection and gender: voices across entities 

  • Anne Derksen, Head of programme department / international, Solidarity with Women in Distress (SOLWODI)​
  • Inkeri von Hase, Policy Specialist, Gender and Migration, UN Women ​


  • Iliana Flores, Knowledge Management Support Officer, IOM HQ