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  • Jan 11, 2017
    We are proud to announce a new blog entry on harnessing the potential of migration for local development by our Programme Manager Cecile Riallant, which was published on the OECD Development Matters website and which we have also published below. The JMDI was invited to write this blog in coordination with OECD based on the contributions the JMDI made to the recently launched OECD report “...
  • Nov 29, 2016
    Version française ci-dessous / Versión española abajo   The JMDI Launches the new e-learning course  “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”!   The JMDI is proud to present the newly launched “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”. This e-learning course is a free, flexible and comprehensive e-course for stakeholders working on migration and development at the local...
  • Nov 02, 2016
    El Tercer Foro Mundial de Alcaldes sobre Movilidad Humana, Migración y Desarrollo tiene lugar del 29 al 30 de septiembre de 2016, acogido por la ciudad de Quezón y apoyado por la ICMD, UNITAR, OIM, KNOMAD y COSUDE   Nos complace anunciar que el Tercer Foro Mundial de Alcaldes sobre Movilidad Humana, Migración y Desarrollo tuvo lugar en Quezón, Filipinas, y acogió a 119 alcaldes, representantes...
  • Nov 02, 2016
        Le Troisième Forum Global des Maires sur la Mobilité, la Migration et le Développement qui s’est tenu du 29 au 30 Septembre 2016, a été accueilli par la ville de Quezón aux Philippines et soutenu par l’ICMD, UNITAR, l’OIM, KNOMAD et la DDC.                                          C’est avec plaisir que nous vous informons que le Troisième Forum Global des Maires sur la Mobilité, la...
  • Nov 02, 2016
    This report was written and presented during a special session dedicated to the role of civil society in supporting cities in harnessing the potential of migration for local development at the 3rd Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development(link is external) hosted by Quezon City, Philippines in 2016. The report is the culmination of three consultation processes carried out...

Latest Resources

Feb 07, 2017
  In this recent newsletter published by the European Stability Initiative (ESI), the 'Malta Plan' is outlined and there is an analysis of how the EU can better manage its borders, while still upholding the principals of asylum. After discussing the lesson learnt by the EU-Turkey agreement and the Nauru model, the ESI then recommends: 1) an Athens-Rome initiative to make binding, asylum decisions... Read more >
Feb 07, 2017
  The Malta Declaration continues to emphasize the‘one-eyed’ EU security-oriented strategy on the external migration policy. A new commentary by Yves Pascouau and Frank Mc Namara from the European Policy Center following the informal EU Summit in Valetta on Friday 3 February 2017 argues that the declaration is hypocritical and highly questionable as it convinces citizens that return policies and... Read more >