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Welcome to the M4D Net, the global hub on migration and development (M&D), which brings together over 1000 migration practitioners and policy makers from around the world. Here, members can exchange information, ideas, develop skills and consolidate partnerships for harnessing the development potential of migration and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

In the spotlight

  • Sep 21, 2021
    During the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations, IOM underscores the urgent need to include migrants in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and harness the power of migration for sustainable development. COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of well-governed migration for prosperous and healthy societies, while demonstrating the negative impact of reduced human mobility on sustainable...
  • Jun 14, 2021
    The ‘Migration Governance and Diaspora Engagement’ Certificate Programme is interdisciplinary and policy-oriented, with resource persons and lecturers drawn from various sectors and thematic domains, regions and countries. They will share their experiences to provide, not only multiple perspectives, but also help the learner to develop a nuanced understanding of the dynamics of international...
  • Jun 10, 2021
    In October 2020, the Principals of International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) agreed on priorities for a reinforced partnership between the two agencies at country, regional and global levels. Among the first steps in translating the commitment into practice, both agencies launched a joint seed funding initiative in December 2020, preceded...
  • Oct 09, 2018
    Migration and the 2030 Agenda: Guide for practitioners   The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes migration as a core development consideration — marking the first time that migration is explicitly integrated into the global development agenda. Implementation of the SDGs provides an opportunity to protect and empower mobile populations to fulfil their development potential and...
  • Aug 10, 2018
    The UN Joint Programme on Mainstreaming Migration into National Development Strategies jointly led by the United Nations Development Programme and the UN Migration Agency partnered with the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC/ILO) to develop this online training material on "Mainstreaming Migration into Policy Development". Because the Migration & Development nexus is multifaceted...