In the spotlight

  • May 26, 2016
    The Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development is the annual gathering of mayors and city leaders serving to promote globally relevant policy dialogue, foster the exchange of experiences in governing migration, and strategize on how to work collectively. It seeks to support new and innovative approaches to urban governance in contexts of greater diversity, and to showcase city...
  • Jan 12, 2016
    The Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) is pleased to announce that ‘My JMDI Toolbox’ has now been made available to all. ‘My JMDI Toolbox’ is a set of training materials developed by the JMDI together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO), in closed cooperation with the UNDP....
  • Nov 16, 2015
    The JMDI, with its partners UNITAR and KNOMAD, is pleased to announce that the Second Mayoral Forum on Mobility, Migration and Development successfully took place on 12-13 of November in the City of Quito, Ecuador and gathered 86 Mayors, City Representatives and members of International Organisations who discussed topics on migration, development and human mobility. With the financial support of...
  • M4D Net web platform

    Oct 29, 2015
    This video presents the JMDI or Joint Migration and Development Initiative’s M4D Net web platform, explaining the services it provides to promote knowledge exchange, capacity building and networking on the issues of Migration and Development with special focus on the local level, where the drivers and effects of migration are most strongly felt. The M4D Net is more than just a website, it is...

Latest Resources

Aug 18, 2016
In 2015, over one million migrants reached European shores after long, complicated and risky journeys. Iraqis represented the third largest group of migrants, with nearly 85,000 arriving to Greece by sea in the second half of 2015 alone. IOM Iraq, as part of the larger IOM response to this unprecedented crisis, conducted research funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)... Read more >
Aug 12, 2016
La Tercera Feria “Cuidadan@s sin Fronteras”  se realizó el domingo 26 de junio  2016, en el parque Ciudad Blanca de Ibarra (provincia de Imbabura), como parte de la celebración del “Día Mundial del Refugiado”. En la feria se ofreció a los visitantes gastronomía variada, textilería, artesanías y eventos artísticos. Tania Endara, administradora general del Patronato Provincial, manifestó que estas... Read more >