Interviews, testimonies and other visual material are powerful tools to change perceptions, raise awareness and learn from other’s experiences and stories.

You can browse the M4D video library, which includes interviews, stories of migration and development practitioners and recorded videos of M&D events and debates. As a M4D Net member you can upload your own M&D videos and share them with the rest of the M4D Community, or comment on the existing ones!

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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: May 10, 2013

Sapali Association: African Percussion and Dance, a music group bringing immigrant communities together through music.

This video was recorded in Bilbao, Spain, on the 6th October, 2012. Its purpose is to promote the Sapali project, disseminate a positive and constructive idea about migration and attempt to promote interculturalism and the exchange of culture through art.

Post date: May 10, 2013

Collectif des Femmes Migrantes du Hainaut, a group of Sub-Saharan women promoting integration of Sub-Saharan women in host countries.

The video is an extract of documentary explaining the stories behind ten women involved in politics in their host countries. The concept is to show engaged migrant women in Europe that have a key role as development actors for their home and host countries.

Post date: May 10, 2013

Service de Prévention Spécialisée de la Sauvegarde 93, which accompanies child migrants back to visit their villages of origin.

The video explains the different meetings the organisation had with the street children in Bamako on one of their visits.

Post date: May 08, 2013

FilmAid, an organization that uses the power of film and media to raise awareness and bring hope to refugees and other communities around the world.

Post date: May 08, 2013

La Ruta Project implemented by, an organisation whose mission is to document the progress of the Millennium Development Goals.

The video shows three returnees in Ecuador and their perspectives on the experience of returning to start up their own businesses. The video was shot in the village of Chunchi, Ecuador in May, 2011. The people interviewed are three returnees from the United States talking about their migration experience, their motivation to return to the village and their experiences afterwards reintegrating in the community and starting their own businesses.

Post date: May 08, 2013


Entrepreneurship Programme for Migrants’ Children promoting entrepreneurship among students receiving remittances from abroad.

The video summarizes the programme activities of 2012 where an Office of Entrepreneurship for UTP students receiving remittances from international migration experience was set up to promote entrepreneurship among migrants’ children left behind. The video shows young people sharing their thoughts and experiences in the programme.

Post date: May 08, 2013

An interview with Professor Ian Goldin by Dr Hein de Haas

Post date: Apr 18, 2013

Entretien avec Antonio Garcia Nieto - Conseiller Technique auprès de la Région de Murcia, bureau de Bruxelles - Quels sont les liens entre l'intégration des migrants et leur capacité a agir comme agents de développement ? - Pourquoi les autorités locales et régionales sont parfois mieux placées pour gérer les questions de migration et de Développement ?

Post date: Apr 18, 2013

Interview with Francesco Bicciato, ART Initiative Programme Advisor, UNDP Brussels Office
" How can the JMDI and ART Initiative facilitate the exchange of lessons learned between migration and development stakeholders, such as the diaspora"