The Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) is funded by the European Commission and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and implemented by the UNDP Brussels office in collaboration with IOM, ITC-ILO, UNHCR, UNFPA, UNITAR and UN Women. The JMDI also often collaborate with other entities working on M&D issues as outlined below.
|European Commission, Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid, Section Migration and Asylum, Unit D3.
Contact: Ms. Barbara Rossi
|UNDP Brussels Office. Contact: Ms. Irene Garcia, Programme Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org UNDP, Bureau for Development Policy, New York. Contact: Ms. Sarah Rosengaertner, Migration & Development Expert email@example.com
UNDP Articulation Articulating Territorial and Thematic Networks for Human Development (ART Programme)
IOM Contact: Ms. Anna Platonova, Project Manager firstname.lastname@example.org (Brussels Office); Mr. Olivier Ferrari, Research Officer email@example.com (Geneva Office); Mr. Federico Soda firstname.lastname@example.org (Geneva Office)
|ITC-ILO Contact: Ms. Miriam Boudraa, Programme Officer - Labour Migration Social Protection Programme email@example.com; Mr. Alessandro Patrone, Evaluation Unit A.Patrone@itcilo.org|
|UNHCR Contact: Ms. Annabelle Roig, Senior External Relations Officer firstname.lastname@example.org (Brussels Office)|
|UN WOMEN Contact: Ms. Laurence Gillois, Programme & Resource Mobilization Specialist email@example.com (Brussels Office)|
|UNITAR, especially the Human Mobility Programme and Learning Platfor|
The JMDI is implemented in partnership with local authorities, civil society organizations and other local actors (for example chambers of commerce, private sector, universities) in order to ensure that the initiatives funded through the JMDI are far-reaching in terms of impact, population outreach and sustainability. To view the projects funded through the JMDI and the beneficiary organizations, please access the project database here.
|Other institutions / organizations collaborating with the JMDI|
|Global Migration Group, UN inter-agency group bringing together heads of agencies|
|International Catholic Migration Commission, especially in relation to the Global Forum on Migration and Development (Civil Society Coordination / Days); as well as the Civil Society Platform set up in the framework of the II High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development|
|United Cities and Local Governments, Working Group on Migration and Co-Development´s (MCD)|
Intercultural Cities, Council of Europe
|EUROCITIES (Network of major European Cities)|
The JMDI also collaborates with a wide range of local authorities’ networks and diaspora organizations which can be viewed in the M4D Community section here.