In the spotlight
Sep 30, 2016Civil society actors play a key role in supporting cities in harnessing the potential of migration for local development as they act across the entire spectrum of migration governance from service provision to ensuring social inclusion. In full recognition of this, the 3rd Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility Migration and Development has dedicated a specific session to discussing the role of...
Jan 12, 2016The Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) is pleased to announce that ‘My JMDI Toolbox’ has now been made available to all. ‘My JMDI Toolbox’ is a set of training materials developed by the JMDI together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO), in closed cooperation with the UNDP....
Oct 29, 2015This video presents the JMDI or Joint Migration and Development Initiative’s M4D Net web platform, explaining the services it provides to promote knowledge exchange, capacity building and networking on the issues of Migration and Development with special focus on the local level, where the drivers and effects of migration are most strongly felt. The M4D Net is more than just a website, it is...
Oct 21, 2016Opprtunity Space is an international design-build competition that seeks to respond to Europe's migrant influx by calling for contributions on the creation of a temporary mobile structure that will foster economic opportunity and social inclusion in Malmö, Sweden. The competition will bring new and established residents together to produce a public space hub for education, job assistance, and... Read more >
From Refugees to Workers: Mapping labour market integration support measures for asylum seekers and refugees in EU member states
Oct 18, 2016This study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung identifies the policies and practices being implemented in different EU Member States to facilitate the labour market integration of recent refugees and asylum seekers who have arrived in the respective country in the last year. It carries out a comparative perspective that focuses on nine EU member states, namely Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy,... Read more >