DAY 1 | 12 March 2019
 
10:00 - 11:00Official Opening of the Conference

H.E. Dr. Hamdan Musallam Al Mazrouei, Speaking on Behalf of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President, United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority
H.E. Mr Filippo Grandi, High-Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
H.E. Mr Antonio Vitorino, Director-General of International Organization for Migration (IOM)
11:00 - 12:00Official Opening of the Exhibition
12:00 - 13:55Luncheon
13:55 - 14:00Outline of the Conference Programme

H.E. Amb. Gerhard J.W. Putman-Cramer, Director of DIHAD International Scientific Advisory Board
14:00 - 15:30SESSION 1: The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration; How will they help?

Prof. Vincent Chetail, Director of Global Migration Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva - Chair
Ms. Michele Klein Solomon, Director of Global Compact for Migration, IOM
Ms. Grainne O'hara, Director of Division of International Protection, UNHCR
Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
15:30 - 15:45Keynote Address: "Education in emergencies as a strategic investment in the future: tackling the education gap between displacements and formal schooling"
H.E. Mr. Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
15:45 - 16:15Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:45SESSION 2: People on the Move; Integration and Opportunities

H.E. Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Beirut - Chair
Mr. David Kaatrud, Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, World Food Programme (WFP), Bangkok
Mr. Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division and Strategic Programme Leader, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
HRH Princess Tatiana of Greece, Vice-President Business Development, The Lemon Tree Trust