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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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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.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 17:37
The side event "Unlocking the Power Of Diaspora: New Partnerships For Development" which took place on June 24, 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York was organised by the Governments of Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Morocco and Serbia, co-hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and financially supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. This side event took place in conjunction with thematic session four, in build up to the GCM.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:38
It is our pleasure to announce that the fourth edition of the Mayoral Forum (MF) on Human Mobility, Migration, and Development successfully took place on 26-27 of June in Berlin, Germany.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:04
JMDI participated actively in these 11th European Development Days (EDD) which took place in Brussels from 7th to 8th June. Jointly with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European External Action Service (EEAS), JMDI hosted on June 8th at 15.15, a Lab session entitled: “The role of cities in implementing the migration-related targets of the SDGs”.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:41
PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Celebrating Diversity and PLURAL+ Social Inclusion – Special Award for a video addressing the PLURAL+ Prevention of Xenophobia

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