FROM TAMPERE 20 TO TAMPERE 2.0 conference was organized byt the European Network for Migration from 24 to 25 October at the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland. The theme of the conference was "Towards a new programme (2020-24) for EU migration and asylum policies 20 years after the Tampere conclusions?" IOM Director General António Vitorino was one of the keynote speakers in the opening panel.
Antonio Vitorino from Portugal has been elected as IOM's next Director General. He will take over from American William Lacy Swing, who has served two terms of five years each. Mr. Vitorino starts his term on 1 October, 2018.