International Metropolis Conference Plenary speakers

June 24 to 28, 2019

The Promise of Migration

Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation

Oliviero Forti

Head of Migration Policies and International Protection

Department in Caritas Italiana

Bio

Graduate in law, is the head of Migration Policies and International Protection Department in Caritas Italiana. For about 20 years he has been involving in migration related issues first as researcher and later as professional consultant for several Italian universities, writing in the meanwhile many articles and publications on human mobility. At international level he worked at the constitution of the European Migration Network for the European Commission. He promoted the constitution of "MigraMed”, an international annual meeting on immigration in the Mediterranean Area. Now he is involved in opening legal and safe pathways from Horn of Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Jordan.