Migration and Integration

Habitat III Issue Paper: Migration and Refugees in Urban Areas

This issue paper elaborated with contributions of UNHCR, OHCHR, IOM, UNITAR, UN DESA, FAO, UN-Habitat and UNFPA in the context of HABITAT III aims to "raise awareness of how inclusive planning for rapid urbanization, migration and displacement – through improved rights and protection for migrants and refugees, access to adequate services, opportunities and space, and regulations that create an enabling environment – can maximize the skills, resources and creativity of migrants and refugees that drive sustainable development. The central pillars of the New Urban Agenda, which provide guidanc

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Document language

English

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Migration and Local Economic Development
Migration and Local Governance

Thematic area

Rural development and urbanization

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Date published

2015

Number of pages

9 pages

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Habitat III Regional Meeting for Europe, Prague - Side Event: Integrating Considerations Pertaining to Human Mobility in the New Urban Agenda

Dates

Thu, 03/17/2016

Location

Prague
United States
US

Lead organisation

Country

Czech Republic

City

Prague

Location

Meeting Hall V

 

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Luz: setting up a restaurant in Ecuador after fleeing conflict in Colombia

“Ecuador is part of my life. It is the country that welcomed me when I needed it. It is a place where we can all live in peace”, says an emotional Luz.

Luz is 56 and one of the thousands of people that have arrived in Ecuador fleeing violence in Colombia. She grew up in the Cauca Valley, an area of Colombia shaken by violence caused by guerrillas and paramilitary groups.

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The Germany-Turkey Migration Corridor: Refitting Policies for a Transnational Age

This new report by the Migration Policy Institute examines the factors behind an increasingly complex migration between Germany and Turkey. It focuses on the development of German-Turkish migration over the last decades, explores the reasons for this development and discusses possible policy implications.

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English

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Migration and Integration

Thematic area

Migration and national development plans

Related Area

Related countries

Turkey
Germany

Date published

2016

Number of pages

29 pages

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Tariq al-Euroba: Displacement Trends of Syrian Asylum Seekers to the EU

A recent publication by the Migration Policy Centre sheds light on the current flow of Syrian asylum seekers to Europe. With data and information collected from Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon and along the Balkan route, it analyzes push and pull  factors,  protection  risks  and  threats,  and  the  availability  of  information  before  and  during  their journey to Europe.

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Document language

English

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Focus area

Migration and Integration

Related countries

Syria

Date published

2016

Number of pages

32 pages

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XII Migration Summer School Approaches to International Migration at Origin and Destination: Theories, Policies and Methods for Analysis

Dates

Mon, 06/27/2016 to Fri, 07/08/2016

Type of event

Training

Thematic area

Migration and national development plans

Lead organisation

Country

Italy

City

Florence

The Migration Policy Centre is organizing a summer school in Florence from June 27 till July 8 with the title “Approaches to International Migration at Origin and Destination: Theories, Policies and Methods for Analysis”. Topics that will be discussed include for example the impact of international migration in countries of origin, the current global refugee crisis and the migration of domestic workers.

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Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation'

'Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation' is a working paper carried out by multiple institutions and coordinated by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

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English

Document type

English version

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Making migration work better for development by addressing inappropriate recruitment practices
Migrant Capacities

Related countries

Global

Date published

2016

Number of pages

26 pages

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Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation'

'Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation' is a working paper carried out by multiple institutions and coordinated by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

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Document type

Document language

English

English version

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Making migration work better for development by addressing inappropriate recruitment practices
Migrant Capacities

Related Area

Related countries

Global

Date published

2016

Number of pages

26 pages

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