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The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:16
  On my way back from Ethiopia, the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa that for decades has been keeping its borders open to hundreds of thousands of refugees from its neighbours, many times in dramatic security situations, I want to state the following: Countries have the right, even the obligation, to responsibly manage their borders to avoid infiltration by members of terrorist organizations. This cannot be based on any form of discrimination related to religion, ethnicity or nationality because: - that is against the fundamental principles and values on which our societies are...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 10:33
The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) -the Region of Western Greece- has released a final declaration adopted by the latest IMC General Assembly held in Venice on 1st of July 2016. The declaration includes specific reflections and recommendations concerning: -Migration, Integrated territorial development, neighbourhood policy, emerging strategies and cohesion in the Mediterranean. -Maritime issues, with a focus on : UfM works, emerging strategies and initiatives, blue economy and environmental matters.  -Climate change, with a focus on: Med Cop, Bologna Charter, Water and Energy...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 04:59
Iloilo City, Philippines – The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – Region VI successfully launched the Capacity Building on the Development and Use of Localized BaLinkBayan Portal on November 25-26, 2015 at Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City. The two-day training was attended by Migration and Development (M&D) focal persons, investment officers and IT/web developers from four provinces (Iloilo, Antique, Guimaras, and Aklan), two cities (Iloilo City and Passi City), and seven municipalities (Kalibo, San Jose de...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 04:45
On November 9 to 10, 2015, 23 select delegates from Region I representing local government units; regional offices of national government agencies; migrant associations and families; civil society and faith based groups gathered for a two-day knowledge exchange and investment promotion activities in the CALABARZON Region together with representatives from Region VI. The activity aims to demonstrate best practices, gather lessons learned, and generate ideas, plans, and information among the local stakeholders under the Migration and Development Initiative for Region I (MDI-1).  The project is...
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 11:46
In recent decades, maritime migration in Asia has become increasingly contentious, as refugees and irregular migrants traversing the region by sea complicate the attempts of governments in the Asia-Pacific region to control their borders, regulate immigration, and fulfill their obligations under international law. In the spring of 2015, irregular maritime migration across the Bay of Bengal to Southeast Asia entered a period of crisis as a wave of migrants and refugees crossed or attempted to cross the Bay of Bengal to reach Southeast Asia. The discovery in April and May 2015 of smuggler camps...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 11:29
On 14th - 15th October 2014, the Municipality of Turin and the Government of Italy hosted representatives        of national, regional and local governments, UN agencies, international institutions, civil     society organizations (including            women, youth, and slum dwellers), the private sector, academia, foundations and development partners from more than             30 countries at a “Global dialogue on the Localization of the Post-2015 Agenda” in Turin. The Post-2015 Development Agenda is the first major United Nations policy process to be informed by a comprehensive global...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 03:54
Representatives of the local government units (LGUs) from Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, Tarlac and Bohol will join the Pinoy WISE International Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Around 300 participants are expected to gather on November 7 and 8, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza, Abu Dhabi for the Pinoy WISE International Conference. With the theme “Engaging Overseas Filipinos in Migration and Development Initiatives,” the conference aims to provide a forum for Filipinos, whether as individuals or through their organizations, to discuss how overseas migration can have a deeper and beneficial...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:38
The provinces of Laguna, Batangas and Cavite completed a series of training of trainers on financial literacy and values education in September 3-5, September 24-26, and September 31-October 2, 2014 respectively under the JMDI project called SUMMID Calabarzon. SUMMID Calabarzon – which seeks to strengthen, upscale and mainstream international migration into local development in the Calabarzon region – is part of the global Joint Migration and Development Initiative programme. Around 30 participants representing the provincial governments, migrant families and civil society groups from the...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 04:24
Naga City Mayor John Bongat was invited to speak at the 7th Global Forum on Migration and Development in Stockholm, Sweden on May 12-16, 2014. The GMFD side event , where Mayor Bongat presented together with other local officials from Spain, Eduador and The Netherlands, was hosted by the Joint Migration and Development Initiative. This event took place under the theme "Local authorities: the missing link to harness the potential of migration for development" with the aim of, among others, discusings and showing through concrete examples, the added value of having a multi-stakeholder...

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