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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 11:44

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The JMDI Launches the new e-learning course  “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”!

 


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 11:44
The JMDI is proud to present the newly launched “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”. This e-learning course is a free, flexible and comprehensive e-course for stakeholders working on migration and development at the local level (local and national authorities, civil society, migrants’ associations, academia, international organizations, etc.) on how to better manage migration for enhanced local development through the inclusion and empowerment of migrants and diaspora in development planning and policy-making.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 17:52
This policy brief (link is external) was written in the framework of the Second Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development. It highlights the importance of connecting the impact of migration in local development with the integration of migrants in cities and the importance of framing integration as a stepping stone to realising the development potential of migration.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 17:10
Application Deadline : 18-Nov-16 Type of Contract : Internship Duty Station : Brussels, BELGIUM Languages Required : English, French, Spanish Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2016 Duration of Initial Contract : 6 Months Expected Duration of Assignment : 6 Months
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 17:17
El Tercer Foro Mundial de Alcaldes sobre Movilidad Humana, Migración y Desarrollo tiene lugar del 29 al 30 de septiembre de 2016, acogido por la ciudad de Quezón y apoyado por la ICMD, UNITAR, OIM, KNOMAD y COSUDE
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 15:15
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS IZUMI NAKAMITSU OF JAPAN AS SPECIAL ADVISER, AD INTERIM, ON FOLLOW-UP TO THE SUMMIT ON ADDRESSING LARGE MOVEMENTS OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 14:27
Third Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development takes place 29-30th September, 2016 hosted by Quezon City and supported by the JMDI, UNITAR, IOM, KNOMAD and SDC
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:55
UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative, Global Civil Society Consultation on Migration and Local Development: A Synthesis Report in the context of the 3rd Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development, (2016)
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:24
The JMDI is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming Habitat III UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador and in the side-event “Managing migration well: for more inclusive and resilient cities”. The event is organised by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). The JMDI, along with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), will be participating in the event as partners.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:21
The state government of India has asked collectors of five districts to set up seasonal schools for migrant labourers. Seasonal school is one of the focus areas under in order to check child labour and dropout rate.

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