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The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:50
The Kuala Lumpur Declaration recognizes increased migration into urban areas as a challenge faced by cities that requires special attention. The Declaration therefore considers social cohesion and inclusive economic environment can unlock urban migrants’ development potential and increase their positive contributions. Indeed, conducive policies to ensuring migrants’ integration and protection are a pre-requisite for migrants to be able to fully participate in and contribute to society.   Background The World Urban Forum closed its Ninth Session (WUF9) today February 13, 2018. The biennial...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 14:50
This Council Statement by the Migration Policy Institute developed from the 15th meeting of its Transatlantic Council on Migration, which focused on the question what actions are needed to provide refugees with the opportunity to lead a decent life and contribute to their local economies and communities. This document distills some of the discussions of the Council and research reports that informed the Council meeting, outlines the priorities for action in order to gradually move the international community away from a choice between resettlement for a tiny proportion of refugees and basic...
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:38
This document has been issued as a background paper for the Rabat Process - Euro-African Dialogue on Migration and development - Thematic Meeting on Diaspora Engagement Strategies on Entrepreneurship and Investment that took place in Bamako, Mali, on October 5th – 6th. It has been coordinated by the Secretariat of the Rabat Process, ICMPD, and authored by Valérie Wolff, International Centre for Migration Policy Development ICMPD, and Stella Opoku-Owusu, African Foundation for Development, AFFORD. The report acknowledges that in an ideal scenario, engaged and motivated diaspora entrepreneurs...
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:33
The Commitment to Action is this year’s outcome document of the Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development. The document contains guiding references for local authorities to continue advancing the rights, protection, integration, empowerment of migrants through concrete actions and initiatives, and to ensure that migration is experienced as a positive development phenomenon for all affected: migrants, refugees and their families, and the communities in which they originate and in which they reside. Read the full report here. 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:33
This issue of Migration Policy Practices focuses primarily on issues of labour market integration of migrants in Europe.In particular, this special issue summarizes a selection of presentations from the recent Network “Integration through Qualification (IQ)” symposium on labour market integration of immigrants in Germany and Europe that was held in Berlin on 6 April 2016.  Migration Policy Practice is a bimonthly journal published jointly by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Eurasylum Ltd. It only contributes articles from, and is overseen by, senior officials in...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 10:57
Missing Migrants Project tracks deaths of migrants and those who have gone missing along migratory routes worldwide. It was developed as a hub and source of information for media, researchers, and the general public. The project also supports those who fear loved ones may have died along one of the world's migratory routes. Missing Migrants Project is a joint initiative of IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) and Media and Communications Division (MCD).  Click here to visit the Project's web page. 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 13:55
The book focuses on the largest refugee crisis of our time: the Syrian refugee crisis. It exploits a wealth of survey and registry data on Syrian refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon to assess their poverty and vulnerability status, understand the predictors of these statuses, evaluate the performance of existing policies toward refugees, and determine the potential for alternative policies. Findings point to a complex situation. In the absence of humanitarian assistance, poverty is extremely high among refugees. Current policies including cash transfers and food vouchers are effective in...
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 14:32
La Unidad de Movilidad Humana del Gobierno Autónomo Descentralizado de la Provincia de Pichincha, en el marco del proyecto “Acogida, desarrollo y fortalecimiento  sostenible para la inserción social, productiva y cultural de las personas en situación de movilidad humana”, ha preparado con el apoyo de la radio Pichincha Universal una serie de productos comunicacionales destinados a sensibilizar a la comunidad provincial respecto de la diversidad intercultural que trae consigo la movilidad humana. Las Historias Radiofónicas nos presentan las voces de hombres y mujeres inmigrantes, refugiados y...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 06:28
Organized by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas and NEDA Region VI, in partnership with the University of San Agustin in Iloilo, the MDI-WV conducted its second training in Antique province on February 18-20, 2015. The training aims to build and strengthen local Migration and Development institutions in the Western Visayas Region. At the end of the training, the local stakeholders have:Determined the type of M&D institutions to be established or strengthened at the local level Planned and strategized for the establishment or strengthening of these institutions Identified program of...
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:36
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