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...


Nov 27, 2014

Internship with the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI)

Two intern positions available at the JMDI

Nov 25, 2014

JMDI Blog: Migrant women, determined development actors despite the odds!

Check out the new JMDI Blog marking today, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, written by Joanne Irvine, Knowledge Management Expert of the JMDI.

Nov 20, 2014

Offre d'emploi: Point Focal en Charge de l'Initiative Conjointe pour la Migration et le Developpement en Tunisie

L’Initiative Conjointe pour la Migration et le Développement (ICMD) recrute un Point Focal en Tunisie afin d’appuyer et effectuer le suive de la mise en œuvre de deux projets de migration et développement, dans le cadre du programme global de l’ICMD visant à renforcer et intensifier 16 projets à travers 8 pays.


Aida Balamaci wrote:

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

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M4D Blog

Barbara Joannon wrote:

Migrants’ education: a pre-requisite to turn migrants into development actors?

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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.




What's NEW

Country: Nepal
Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal: 2013/2014

Over the past decade, Nepal has experienced a surge in out-migration for foreign employment to various destination countries. As more and more ...


Country: Global
World Social Forum on Migration

The 6th World Social Forum on Migrations (WSFM 2014) will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 5th to 8th December 2014. As the ...


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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 ...