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Post date: May 15, 2015
To mark the International Day of Families, set up by the UN to sensitize the international community about the importance of family protection policies, I want to talk about a vulnerable type of family that is not always involved in the debate: families concerned by mobility.  Why is it that the...
Post date: Sep 08, 2014
This September 8th it’s International Literacy Day. This day is aimed at highlighting the importance of literacy and education to individuals’ and societies’ development and prosperity. The Education For All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report, 2014 published by UNESCO states that ‘fifty-seven million...
Post date: Aug 08, 2014
Selon les chiffres annoncés par le gouvernement, 'il y’aurait aujourd’hui en France, 5 millions de passages en préfecture pour environ 2,5 millions d’étrangers titulaires d’un titre de séjour. Le nombre de demandes d’asiles a quant à lui doublé depuis ces dernières années pour atteindre 66 000...
Post date: Jul 31, 2014
They come from El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and México. They cross the US-Mexico Border alone. Most of them are minors. The American child migrant crisis has been putting the spotlight on US immigration policy over the past months, as the numbers of unaccompanied children crossing the border...
Post date: Jan 29, 2014
Ce ‘blog’ invite notre Communauté de Pratique à réfléchir sur la coopération décentralisée et le rôle des autorités locales dans le partenariat entre l’Europe et les pays d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique (ACP). De nos jours, les gouvernements locaux et régionaux d’Europe sont reconnus de...
Post date: Jan 08, 2014
General scope of the 'International Migrants Day'   18 December celebrates the International Migrants Day. For the International Community it represents an opportunity to raise awareness about the state of migrants’ human rights and fundamental freedoms and to make known the positive contributions...
Post date: Jan 08, 2014
General scope of the 'International Migrants Day' 18 December celebrates the International Migrants Day. For the International Community it represents an opportunity to raise awareness about the state of migrants’ human rights and fundamental freedoms and to make known the positive contributions of...
Post date: Oct 03, 2013
  “Each of us holds a piece of the migration puzzle, but none has the whole picture. It’s time to start putting it together”. (opening speech, Kofi Annan, HLD 2006). The 2013 High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development has started today in the UN Headquarters.   Why talk about...
Post date: Jun 21, 2013
Aujourd'hui, nous nous joignons au UNHCR, l'agence des Nations Unies pour les refugiés, en observant la Journée Internationale des Réfugiés. Alors que cette célébration officielle met l’accent sur les efforts internationaux mis en œuvre pour améliorer les conditions de vie des personnes déplacées,...

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