Migration and Integration

Cécile Riallant: “Migration has not been governed by any proper international instrument”


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”.



2017 Annual Report of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration

The 2017 Annual Report on Integration and Migration, entitled “Opportunities in Crisis: The Future of Refugee Policy in Germany and Europe”, has been published by the Expert Council of German Foundations.

In the report, the proposals are made by the Council on how to further develop the refugee policy of the EU for better responsibility sharing. Additionally, an analysis on the new regulatations put in place in Germany in an effort to integrate refugees is preformed. Read about this and much more in the newly published report.

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Call for participants PhD Workshop


Apr 20, 2017

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Migration and Integration
For the first time, the International Metropolis Conference in collaboration with the City of The Hague and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) at the University of Amsterdam will offer a special program for PhD students



The program will start on Sunday evening, September 17, 2017 and will adjourn just before the opening of the Conference on Monday afternoon, September 18. The aim is to bring PhD students together to support the development of their international networks and to offer them a platform to discuss, directly with policy officials and civil society organizations, the value of their research for policy. There will be space for 25 students who will be selected on a first come, first served basis, subject to them meeting criteria detailed on the website (see link below).