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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 12:01
On March 18th, the Joint Migration and Development Initiative, along with some 4,000 participants, gathered in Prague for the Habitat III Regional Meeting for Europe. During this event, the JMDI together with UNITAR, IOM, and the KNOMAD of the World Bank, organized a side-event and the JMDI made a statement at the High Level Panel where migration was discussed in order to advocate for the necessary inclusion of migration in the New Urban Agenda which will result from the Habitat III Process.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:00
On April 6th, with the support of the Joint Migration and Development Initiative, the Region of Tuscany, through its Global Health Centre, organized the event “Migration and Health: a Contribution of Regional Experiences to International and EU Policies”, which gathered around 50 practitioners in regional health policy and migration management policy from various EU member countries, the EU and international organisations and provided a platform to exchange experiences and good practic-es in the management of migration and health.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:02
Writing for Project Syndicate, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for International Migration and Development Peter D. Sutherland warns against the Eu's approach to the refugee crisis in Europe and calls for more efficient long-term solutions and mechanisms for the migrant and refugee crises taking place all over the world.
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 17:27
One of the founding principles of the Joint Initiative for Migration and Development is the commitment to the establishment of a sound management of migration at the local level in order to maximize its impact on development. Each year, the Global Forum on Migration and Development represents an invaluable opportunity for the JMDI to exchange knowledge with fellow civil society organizations and influence governments in order to promote a local-oriented approach to migration management policy.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 16:47
The International Organization for Migration (IOM Costa Rica) starts 2016 with great enthusiasm, initiating the process of providing technical skills training to local partner organizations. The training is part of two projects being implemented by the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) in the Canton of Upala and the Subregion of Los Santos which aim to integrate migration into their development planning as a key factor for human development.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 16:25
La Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM Costa Rica) arranca con gran entusiasmo el año 2016 al dar inicio con el proceso de formación de capacidades técnicas en organizaciones socias locales en el marco de la Iniciativa Conjunta sobre Migración y Desarrollo (ICMD), la cual implementa dos proyectos en el país ubicados en el Cantón de Upala y la Subregión de Los Santos.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 13:53
El taller de coordinación para la inclusión de los resultados de la consulta pública de la Política Nacional de Atención y Desarrollo para las personas inmigrantes salvadoreñas y sus familias.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 16:03
Helen Clark calls for more investment in relief and resilience for Syria by humanitarian actors and governments.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 15:46
Peter Sutherland praises the leadership showed by Angela Merkel in welcoming refugees in Europe.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 11:59
In an article for the Observer, UN Special Representative for Migration Peter Sutherland calls for the EU to reassert humane control over the migrant crisis in and around the Mediterranean.

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