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Post date: Mar 09, 2017

"We're going to realise very soon that building walls is utterly ineffective, and – definitely with development aid – we should be aiming at something completely different" - Programme Manager of the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative, Cécile Riallant.


Post date: Oct 23, 2017

In this Migration Matters video, renowned migration scholar Hein de Haas debunks the faulted assumption that addressing the root causes of migration stops migration. Rather, he finds that "development in poor countries will lead to more migration."
 

Post date: Oct 20, 2017

In this video posted by Migration Matters, Annamaria and Max from Give Something Back to Berlin explain the approach to integration that they use with many newcomers, and emphasise the value of active and intentional listening.

 

 

Post date: Jul 04, 2017

The Head of the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), Cécile Riallant, was interviewed by Odessa Primus, EDD Young Leader at the SDG Studio at the European Development Days, in Brussels on 8 June 2017.

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Post date: Jun 16, 2017

The Programme Manager of the UNDP Joint Migration & Development Initiative (JMDI), Cécile Riallant, presents the future Global Compact for Migration in an interview with Platforma 4Dev. Riallant believes that there is “something missing” within the international framework when it comes to deal with migration. She stresses that the current migration context makes it more necessary for the international community to develop the proper tools to manage these movements in a “comprehensive long-term vision”.

 

 

Post date: May 10, 2017

 

In this video, Cécile Riallant, Programme Manager of the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), explains us what are the linkages between migration and local development, and why the impact of migration is the most strongly felt at the local level and to what extent these realities need to be factored in local policy making.

 

Post date: Mar 09, 2017

"We're going to realise very soon that building walls is utterly ineffective, and – definitely with development aid – we should be aiming at something completely different" - Programme Manager of the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative, Cécile Riallant.

Post date: Sep 28, 2016

When we discuss migration, we need to go beyond countries, linking cities together, territories together. Cécile Riallant of the United Nations Development Programme, at the Cities of Welcome, Cities of Transit conference, Barcelona.

See more at: www.opendemocracy.net/mediterranean-journeys-in-hope

Post date: Sep 21, 2016

A l’occasion de la rentrée académique, le recteur de l’Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Didier Viviers a annoncé lundi l’ouverture d’un desk d’accueil spécifique destiné à encadrer les étudiants réfugiés ainsi que 10 chaires post-doctorales Khaled al’As-ad.

Post date: Aug 12, 2016

Check out  Karen AbuZayd, Special Adviser on the Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, 's positive reaction on the political declarationthat will serve as the basis for discussions and the outcome of the first-ever UN Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants which will be held, on 19 September, at UN Headquarters in New York.

 

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