An excellent way to network and enhance knowledge in M&D is to attend M&D events. In this section, the JMDI gathers all M&D related events happening globally to keep the M4D Community up to date on events, including JMDI own events.
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The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), is the largest gathering of mayors around the world. It is also the World Summit of the most influential local and regional leaders, councillors, local governments, partners, and actors implicated in the decision making of city and community life. The 2019 World Summit will take place from November 11-15 in Durban, South Africa.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes both migration and urbanisation as critical factors for sustainable development. The preeminent role of cities in fostering inclusion, social cohesion and shared economic prosperity in the spirit of the 'leave no one behind' principle is increasingly being recognized. Furthermore, linkages between rural and urban areas lead to interrelated dynamics contributing to an integrated territorial approach.
Cities are leading the way in making the world more inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable by drawing on their innovations, flexibility and resolve. This event brings active and engaged mayors representing different world regions together with key UN principals, Permanent Representatives from UN Member States, heads of major foundations and inter-city networks, and preeminent thinkers on sustainable development for a high-level discussion on the role of cities in meeting and galvanizing action towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) is the authoritative source of data and analysis on the risk, scale and impacts of internal displacement worldwide. The report offers insights into key challenges and opportunities in addressing and preventing displacement. It also highlights areas that require increased investment at local, national and global levels. GRID 2019 focuses on urban internal displacement and presents new evidence on the humanitarian and development challenges presented by displacement to, within and from towns and cities.
Canada’s strategy to attract immigrants for economic purposes responds to well-established data that show immigration is a positive contributor to economic growth.
Theme City Leadership in Implementing the UN Global Compacts
Date 8 December 2018
Location Pullman Marrakch Palmeraie Resort & Spa Hotel, Marrakech, Morocco
The ITC-ILO and IOM are holding a training course from October 29 to November 2, based on the training material of the JMDI Toolbox.