GFRID Summit 2021

16-17 June 2021, Online, #GFRID
Tomas 
Ernst
Senior Regional Labour Mobility and Human Development Officer, 
International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Tomas Ernst joined the IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) in September 2020, first as the Socioeconomic Response Officer (COVID-19) before joining the LHD portfolio as the Senior Regional Labour Mobility and Human Development Officer. He previously worked for IOM Iraq and Tunisia and spent a decade working with the United Nations and World Bank in Europe, Asia-Pacific, East Africa and the Middle East. His start-up social enterprise, Donate2play.com, was recognized by Boulevard Magazine for its innovation in transforming the financial practices of non-profits. Tomas spent the previous five years working in local government, and his research essay on “the integration of migrants/newcomers into municipal settings” was published by Oxford University in 2019.

Practical information

FORMAT: Zoom webinar. Questions can be asked through the Q&A feature, and/or through the Zoom Chat.

REGISTRATION: register here.

INTERPRETATION: English, French and Spanish.

PROCEEDINGS: Available shortly after the event.

Organizers
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a specialized agency of the United Nations and an international financial institution, with the mandate to invest in rural people to eradicate poverty in low- and middle-income countries.

IFAD’s US$65 million multi-donor Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) aims to maximize the impact of remittances on development and promote diaspora engagement in migrants’ countries of origin.

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Tomas Ernst joined the IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) in September 2020, first as the Socioeconomic Response Officer (COVID-19) before joining the LHD portfolio as the Senior Regional Labour Mobility and Human Development Officer. He previously worked for IOM Iraq and Tunisia and spent a decade working with the United Nations and World Bank in Europe, Asia-Pacific, East Africa and the Middle East. His start-up social enterprise, Donate2play.com, was recognized by Boulevard Magazine for its innovation in transforming the financial practices of non-profits. Tomas spent the previous five years working in local government, and his research essay on “the integration of migrants/newcomers into municipal settings” was published by Oxford University in 2019.