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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.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:31
More than 50 international and local mayors, governors and officials will participate in the training on My Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) Toolbox on September 28, 2016 at the Asian Development Bank-Manila, as a side event of the 3rd Global Mayoral Forum.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:26
This article was written for the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) website on the occasion of the high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants in September 2016.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:12
This article was written for the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) website on the occasion of the high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants in September 2016.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:45
ILO launches a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:55
The Journal Migration, Mobility & Displacement is calling for papers for its special issue on ‘forgotten corridors’. The journal is looking for papers that focus on migrant journeys and on the corridors of mobility that are forged as they cross social, cultural, political, and geographical borders. The deadline for submission is October 4th.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 10:57
UNDP press release to mark the occasion of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrant in September 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 09:51
Development approaches to migration and displacement- supporting national and local capacities to prepare for and respond to large movements

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