Webinar on Migrant Women and the Nordic Labour Market – Challenges and Opportunities
Welcome to the Webinar on Migrant Women and the Nordic Labour Market - Challenges and Opportunities on April 28th at 13.30 EEST and 12.30 CET.
Due to the coronavirus, the seminar Migrant Women and the Nordic Labour market: Challenges and Opportunities, will be carried out as a webinar. The webinar will be held in English.
The key aim of this webinar is to bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners in search for good and sustainable solutions and to promote exchange of experience between the Nordic countries. The main questions are which policies and interventions would improve the employment rate for immigrant women who arrive in the Nordic region? And what are the best practices throughout to integrate female immigrants in the labour market?
The webinar is a collaboration between the Nordic Welfare Centre, an institution in the Nordic Council of Ministers´ social and health sector and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. We will share best practice examples from the Nordic countries; project and measurements that successful improve the integration of migrant women in the labour market.
Date: 28 April 2020 at 13.30-14.30 (EEST), 12.30-13.30 (CET)
Moderator: Jens Berg
Nordic ways of labour market integration
Kristin Marklund, Senior Adviser, Nordic Welfare Centre, Sweden
Empirical evidence on labour market integration of non-western immigrant women
Maria Hemström Hemmingsson, Director General and Head of Institutet för arbetsmarknads och utbildningspolitisk utvärdering, Sweden
Migrant Hygge: Feeling at home in a cold climate
Bi Puranen, Secretary General, World Values Survey, Institute for Futures Studies
Jobbleap – a successful model to speed up the introduction to the Swedish labour market
Alexandra Ridderstad, Head of Jobbsprånget at Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences, Sweden