International Metropolis Conference Plenary speakers

June 24 to 28, 2019

The Promise of Migration

Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation

Michael Van Der Cammen

German Public Employment Agency


Michael van der Cammen is responsible for the Migration and Refugees Area with the German Public Employment Agency, where he leads the development of approaches to improve migrants' and refugees' participation in the labour market. Prior to the creation of the Refugees Unit in 2016 and his taking over the responsibility for the newly formed Area, he was Head of the Migration Unit, as well as Head of the International Relations Department. His long-standing career with the Agency also includes taking part in a key reform project, centralising public tenders in the field of active labour market policy measures from the local employment offices to the head office.