This section provides you with a set of interviews carried out within the framework of the JMDI programme with JMDI personnel or JMDI partners and other experts in M&D to further enhance understanding in and promote the local dimension of Migration and Development.
For more videos, see the M4D TV section.
The Head of the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), Cécile Riallant, was interviewed by Odessa Primus, EDD Young Leader at the SDG Studio at the European Development Days, in Brussels on 8 June 2017.
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The Programme Manager of the UNDP Joint Migration & Development Initiative (JMDI), Cécile Riallant, presents the future Global Compact for Migration in an interview with Platforma 4Dev. Riallant believes that there is “something missing” within the international framework when it comes to deal with migration. She stresses that the current migration context makes it more necessary for the international community to develop the proper tools to manage these movements in a “comprehensive long-term vision”.
In this video, Cécile Riallant, Programme Manager of the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), explains us what are the linkages between migration and local development, and why the impact of migration is the most strongly felt at the local level and to what extent these realities need to be factored in local policy making.
Check out Karen AbuZayd, Special Adviser on the Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, 's positive reaction on the political declarationthat will serve as the basis for discussions and the outcome of the first-ever UN Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants which will be held, on 19 September, at UN Headquarters in New York.
Cécile Riallant, the JMDI Programme Manager explains at the 2016 edition of the European Development Days (2016) that the link between migration and development has been recognized in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.
Retrouvez dans cette vidéo l'interview de William Lacy Swing, directeur général de l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations, en date du 5 octobre 2014.
An interview with Professor Ian Goldin by Dr Hein de Haas
Entretien avec Antonio Garcia Nieto - Conseiller Technique auprès de la Région de Murcia, bureau de Bruxelles - Quels sont les liens entre l'intégration des migrants et leur capacité a agir comme agents de développement ? - Pourquoi les autorités locales et régionales sont parfois mieux placées pour gérer les questions de migration et de Développement ?
Interview with Francesco Bicciato, ART Initiative Programme Advisor, UNDP Brussels Office
" How can the JMDI and ART Initiative facilitate the exchange of lessons learned between migration and development stakeholders, such as the diaspora"