Welcome to the Migration for Development Community of Practice

Use this site to meet others working in Migration and Development, exchange ideas and form partnerships.  Members of the forum include civil society organizations, diaspora groups, migrants associations, local authorities and UN agencies. More...


Mar 11, 2015

Call for project proposals: Rights of Migrants in Action!

Call for proposals and award of grants for civil society organizations for protecting and promoting the rights of migrant domestic worker and victims of human trafficking.

Mar 11, 2015

Movilidad Humana: una fortaleza del trabajo del Gobierno Autonomo Descentralizado de la Provincia de Imbabura

En un evento Público de Rendición de Cuentas del Prefecto Pablo Jurado y de su Equipo de Trabajo han presentado el desarrollo obtenido en los siete meses de su gestión, incluyendo el proyecto ICMD "Fortalecimiento de los GAD de la Zona Norte del Ecuador en temas de movilidad humana"!

Mar 09, 2015

Story from the field: Protecting Women Migrants' Rights

This series of stories from the field aims to showcase the positive effects of the projects on the individuals involved in a spirit of knowledge sharing and recognition of the potential migration has for local development. This story is based on the experience of Maria and how many actors come together to get her the protectionshe needs as a migrant with HIV in Costa Rica.


Aida Balamaci wrote:

E-discussion: Promoting a territorial approach to migration and development

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M4D Blog

Camille Demange wrote:

Why should we include migration in the post-2015 development agenda?

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M4D goes local

Many issues in the field of Migration and Development are at stake at the local level and local authorities have important competences in this field, from receiving the newcomers to fostering migrant social inclusion or development. Discover the local dimension of M&D by exploring the new M4D Goes Local section and share good practices in this field.




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Protection in Crisis: Forced Migration and Protection in a Global Era

More than 51 million people worldwide are forcibly displaced today as refugees, asylum seekers, or internally displaced ...


Country: United Kingdom
COMPAS Breakfast Briefing: "What do we know about the reasons for migration and the social and economic characteristics of migrants in the UK?"

This briefing presents the findings of three important recent Home Office Science reports on migrants into the UK: Employment and ...


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Migrant capacities represent one of the most valuable resources available for the growth, development and poverty alleviation of countries of origin.



Migrant communities are the binding element of the migration and development nexus. In a broad sense, migrant communities include diasporas, men and women migrants, including also asylum seekers ...



Migrant remittances are recognized to be a very significant channel through which diasporas currently contribute to local development and poverty alleviation in their countries of origin. Net ...



Respect for migrant rights underpins and reinforces the positive linkages that can be made between migration and development. Protection of migrant rights, both in countries of origin (prior ...



The European Commission-United Nations Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) reflects the acceptance of and growing interest in the strong links between migration and development. The ...