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Monday, July 24, 2017 - 17:37

Upon the adoption of the New York Declaration in September 2016, the UN General Assembly initiated the process of developing a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration, also commonly referred to as the Global Compact on Migration (GCM).


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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:07
The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum adopted the Kuala Lumpur Declaration. Building on discussions among 22.000 participants, it lays out actionable recommendations toward the implementation of the New urban Agenda. It recognizes inter alia the development potential of migrations and highlights pre-requisite for increasing urban migrants' positive contributions.
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 16:49
The zero-draft of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) and the Global Compact for Refugees (GCR) have now been released and both duly recognize the complex and multi-faceted nature of migration and thus the need for a whole of government approach across all governance areas of migration for enhanced policy coherence and a greater development impact. The key role of local and regional authorities in achieving this has also been acknowledged.
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 16:27
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Friday, December 1, 2017 - 16:27
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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:32
"Turin – Over 40 participants from 16 nationalities are attending training on Mainstreaming Migration into Policy Planning from 30 October to 3 November. The training takes place under the auspices of the ILO International Training Centre in Turin."
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:46
Today, on World Food Day, the UN Migration (IOM) Director General William Lacy Swing released a statement entitled “Migration: Making the Move from Rural to Urban by Choice.”
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 11:17
This recent International Organization for Migration (IOM) blog post by Cecile Riallant calls for a more comprehensive approach in understanding the migration and development nexus – one that is conscious of the ways in which migration affects and is affected by all areas of governance and is informed by the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:08
Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 2312 (2016)
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:08
Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 2312 (2016)
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:32
In this recent podcast by the Centre for Global Development, experts Michael Clemens and Gaurav Khanna discuss the impacts of immigrants and large scale refugee flows on labour markets and wages.

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