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

Jul 01, 2016
This Issue Brief present UNDP's work to link displacement and development in Lebanon and to build self reliant refugees and host communities. As of 2016, Lebanon hosts an estimated 10.7 million Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR with an additional 380,000 Palestinian refugees, in a protracted situations that have severe impact on the refugees themselves and on the municipalities where refugees... Read more >
Jun 30, 2016
The VOICE Secretariat released the 2016 VOICE policy resolution, ‘Humanitarian NGOs call for a better EU response to refugees and migrants’, as adopted by the General Assembly of VOICE members. The policy resolution builds on the experience and concerns shared by VOICE members as expressed in our latest edition of the VOICE Out Loud, ‘Humanitarian NGOs and the European ‘refugee crisis’’, which... Read more >