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The JMDI Team, in order to establish a dialogue between our members and give them a voice, welcomes your contribution! The JMDI Team and our partners also regularly share with the Community our blog posts concerning the most pressing issues in the field of migration and development. 

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Post date: Sep 21, 2020
Migrant entrepreneurs like Alejandro are revitalizing local economies to get us back on track to reach the SDGs. IOM Ecuador, with the support of IOM's Migration and Sustainable Development Unit, have told Alejandro's Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the...
Post date: Sep 21, 2020
  Well managed migration can serve as an accelerator to bring us back on track to reach the Global Goals in the time of COVID-19. Inspiring SDG actions are being captured during the first ever SDG Moment during the 75th UN General Assembly. These actions are important now more than ever, as our...
Post date: Jun 24, 2019
The Global Campus of Human Rights (GC) is launching the second edition of its most successful Massive Open Online Course on Gender-Based Violence in the Context of Migration. This MOOC provides participants with knowledge, multiple perspectives and examples of practices that can help them develop...
Post date: Feb 21, 2019
  Here’s an article published by Haishan Fu at the World Bank blog “Voices: Perspectives on Development”. We find the piece to be of interest, due to the importance of migration data for informed and effective policy making.   The assumptions, views, opinions and insinuations made do not reflect...
Post date: Jan 18, 2019
West African economies are largely dominated by informal commerce and agriculture. Migrant workers on the continent are often found in settings characterized by low incomes and wages; a lack of social protection; precarious jobs and workplaces; abysmal working conditions; and low-skill portfolios....
Post date: May 14, 2018
The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts...
Post date: Dec 19, 2017
  By William Lacy Swing and available here https://www.iom.int/migrantsday “I’m a migrant, but didn't have to risk my life on a leaky boat or pay traffickers. Safe migration cannot be limited to the global elite.”   Thus spoke United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in September 2017....
Post date: 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...
Post date: Dec 19, 2016
Today, we have over 244 million international migrants globally – this is the highest number ever recorded. Immigration is benefitting migrants themselves, countries of origin, transit and destination countries. However, it’s important to note that the greatest benefit comes when migrants’ rights...

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