Meeting/Conference Report

2015 International Dialogue on Migration: Conference on MIgrants and Cities - Summary of Conclusions

The JMDI team is pleased to share with you the summary of conclusions from the 2015 IOM Conference on Migrants and Cities which took place in Geneva on 26-27 October. On this occasion, issues ranging from the role of migration in the shaping and developing of cities, the local governance of migration challenges, migration management strategies at both local and nation to multi-stakeholder partnerships were addressed.

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English

Document type

English version

Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development
Migration and Local Governance

Thematic area

Migrant access to urban services

Related Area

Related countries

Global

Date published

2015

Number of pages

5 pages

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CAPACITY-BUILDING OF RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS AND PERSONNEL ON MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT (CARES-MD)

The Capacity-Building of Research Institutions and Personnel on Migration and Development (CARES-MD) in Region V is part of various initiatives under the Joint Migration and Development Imitative (JMDI). 

CARES-MD focuses on strengthening the role and contribution of academic institutions in the regions in promoting a better understanding of migration and development, which in turn, would inform better policies and programs. Towards this end, CARES-MD aims to promote the following objectives: 

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English version

Focus area

Migration and Decentralized Cooperation

Thematic area

Diaspora engagement

Date published

2015

Number of pages

37 pages

Place / Publisher

JMDI Philippines

Publisher / Organisation

JMDI Philippines

Parent project

Converging Initiatives in Engaging Overseas Filipinos and other Stakeholders on Migration and Development

The forum with Filipino community in Hong Kong took place on 27 September and gathered relevant migrants and migrants’ organizations for the purpose of:

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English version

Focus area

Creating sustainable networks amongst migrant communities for development

Thematic area

Diaspora engagement

Related countries

Philippines

Date published

2015

Number of pages

20 pages

Publisher / Organisation

Golda Myra Roma, JMDI Philippine FP

Parent project

Kuala Lumpur Declaration

The Kuala Lumpur Declaration recognizes increased migration into urban areas as a challenge faced by cities that requires special attention. The Declaration therefore considers social cohesion and inclusive economic environment can unlock urban migrants’ development potential and increase their positive contributions. Indeed, conducive policies to ensuring migrants’ integration and protection are a pre-requisite for migrants to be able to fully participate in and contribute to society.

 

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English

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Date published

2018

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World Urban Forum

Beyond Care and Maintenance: Rebuilding Hope and Opportunity for Refugees

This Council Statement by the Migration Policy Institute developed from the 15th meeting of its Transatlantic Council on Migration, which focused on the question what actions are needed to provide refugees with the opportunity to lead a decent life and contribute to their local economies and communities.

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English

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Date published

2016

Number of pages

25 pages

Diaspora Engagement on Country Entrepreneurship and Investment: Policy Trends and Notable Practices in the Rabat Process region - Background Paper Rabat Process (ENGLISH & FRENCH)

This document has been issued as a background paper for the Rabat Process - Euro-African Dialogue on Migration and development - Thematic Meeting on Diaspora Engagement Strategies on Entrepreneurship and Investment that took place in Bamako, Mali, on October 5th – 6th.

It has been coordinated by the Secretariat of the Rabat Process, ICMPD, and authored by Valérie Wolff, International Centre for Migration Policy Development ICMPD, and Stella Opoku-Owusu, African Foundation for Development, AFFORD.

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English version

French version

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Focus area

Reinforcing the capacities of migrant communities for development

Thematic area

Diaspora engagement

Date published

2016

Publisher / Organisation

ICMPD - AFFORD

Quezon City Commitment to Action

The Commitment to Action is this year’s outcome document of the Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development. The document contains guiding references for local authorities to continue advancing the rights, protection, integration, empowerment of migrants through concrete actions and initiatives, and to ensure that migration is experienced as a positive development phenomenon for all affected: migrants, refugees and their families, and the communities in which they originate and in which they reside.

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English

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Date published

2016

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MDI-WV 2nd capacity building for local stakeholders on M&D structure

Organized by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas and NEDA Region VI, in partnership with the University of San Agustin in Iloilo, the MDI-WV conducted its second training in Antique province on February 18-20, 2015. The training aims to build and strengthen local Migration and Development institutions in the Western Visayas Region.

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English version

Focus area

Migration and Local Governance

Thematic area

Local Authorities

Related countries

Philippines

Date published

2015

Number of pages

41 pages

Place / Publisher

NEDA Region VI

Publisher / Organisation

NEDA Region VI

Parent project