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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 11:54
Time magazine examines in an article the factors that push thousands of Ethiopians to put their lives at risk in order to flee their country, despite it boasting Africa's fastest-growing economy.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 16:31
It is in the very intervention territories of the Migrations, Territories and Development Project (Projet Migrations, Territoires et Développement), implemented by the association Migrations et Développement and by the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), that the IOM launched its training course on Migration and local Development for local and regional stakeholders. This training course aimed to equip local stakeholders with knowledge and tools to better manage migration for local development.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 15:49
The JMDI is pleased to announce that ‘My JMDI Toolbox’ is available and ready to use!
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 15:03
Peter Sutherland writes an opinion piece for Project Syndicate, wishing for a better approach towards forced displacement in 2016.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 15:40
December 30th 2015 marked the launch of a unique crowdfunding platform aimed at migration, refugee, and human rights projects.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 20:03
La Iniciativa Conjunta sobre Migración y Desarrollo, a través del PNUD en Ecuador, presentó su “Caja de Herramientas” durante la celebración del Día Internacional del Migrante, en la ciudad de Quito, este viernes 18 de diciembre de 2015, en el Festival “Ser Migrante es ser Caminante Universal”.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 19:56
On International Migrants Day (Friday December 18th, 2015), the Joint Migration & Development Initiative presented its “My JMDI Toolbox”, through UNDP in Ecuador, during the “Ser Migrante es ser Caminante Universal” Festival – in the city of Quito
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 17:17
Within the framework of the Second Mayoral Forum on Mobility, Migration and Development (12-13 November), the SDC, UNITAR, KNOMAD and the JMDI, in partnership with the City of Quito, decided to include a one-day training based on the “My JMDI Toolbox”. Delivered by JMDI facilitators, the training was aimed at Forum participants and received very positive feedback.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 14:35
The JMDI, with its partners UNITAR and KNOMAD, is pleased to announce that the Second Mayoral Forum on Mobility, Migration and Development successfully took place on 12-13 of November in the City of Quito, Ecuador and gathered 86 Mayors, City Representatives and International Organizations who discussed topics on migration, development and human mobility.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:42
In her statement at the Valletta Summit on Migration, taking place on 11-12 November, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark has called on the audience of EU and African leaders to make joint efforts to address the drivers of migration by working on ensuring more peaceful societies, better governance and reduced disaster risks in order to put an end to the migration crisis.