Migration and Integration

Karen AbuZayd, Special Advisor on the UN Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants discusses blueprint to strengthen global responses for refugees and migrants

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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.

 

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"Migration Fact vs. Migration Fiction" - Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration and Development, wrote an article in Project Syndicate on the discrepency between the facts of migration and the migration patterns as related in populist speeches.

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2016

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Project Syndicate

Wladimir, ciudadano ucraniano y refugiado en Ecuador

Historia desde el Terreno

Wladimir tiene muchos sueños y metas, y su objetivo de vida es ayudar a la gente. Él nació en Ucrania, Europa Oriental; la violencia que se vive en su país natal, desde el golpe de Estado de febrero de 2014, ha provocado el desplazamiento interno de casi un millón y medio de personas, y el éxodo de casi medio millón más hacia otros países, en condición de refugiados.Wladimir es uno de ellos.

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“Growing up Without an Education” - Barriers to Education for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

This “Growing Up Without an Education” report from Human Rights Watch is the second of a three-part series addressing the urgent issue of access to education for Syrian refugee children in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan.

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Migration and Integration

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IDPs, refugees and resettlement

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Lebanon

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2016

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Human Rights Watch

Metropolis International Conference - Creating Trust through Wisdom on Migration and Integration

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Mon, 10/24/2016 to Fri, 10/28/2016

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Nagoya

Metropolis 2016 Conference will be hosted by the city of Nagoya, Japan from October 24 – 28.

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Apply now to attend or speak at the UN General High-level Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants on 19 September or at the 18 July multistakeholder hearing

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May 30, 2016

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Migration and Integration

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United States of America
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Apply now to attend or speak at the UN General High-level Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants on 19 September or at the 18 July multistakeholder hearing.

Source: UN NGLS

On 19 September 2016, the UN General Assembly will host a High-level Meeting at UN Headquarters in New York to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach. UN Member State consultations are underway to finalize the organizational arrangements, including on a possible outcome, for this High-level Meeting of the General Assembly.

The JMDI at the Knowledge Exchange Event “Migrants’ Role in the Local Development of Southern countries, the cases of Tunisia and Morocco"

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May 24, 2016

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Migration and Integration
Migration and Local Economic Development
Migration and Decentralized Cooperation

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Morocco
Tunisia
France
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On May 21st, the Joint Initiative for Migration and Development (JMDI) participated actively in a knowledge exchange debate organized by JMDI project partners in Morocco and Tunisia, which aimed at providing a platform for the exchange of practices and knowledge on managing migration for development at the local level.

On May 21st, the Joint Initiative for Migration and Development (JMDI) participated actively in a knowledge exchange debate organized by JMDI project partners in Morocco and Tunisia. The aim of this event was to provide a platform for practitioners in the field of migration and development to exchange practices and knowledge on managing migration for development at the local level.

Panel Debate: The EU-Turkey Agreement and Schengen

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Thu, 05/26/2016

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Belgium

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Brussels

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Committee of the Regions
2, Rue Van Maerlant / Van Maerlantstraat 2
1040 Brussels
Belgium

On the occasion of the College of Europe Development Office 20th anniversary Prof. Dr. Dr. Jörg Monar, Rector of the College of Europe, invites you to attend a panel debate event on The new cooperation agreement on migration issues between the EU and Turkey and the Schengen Agreement.

The main topics that will be covered during the panel debate are:

The EU-Turkey relations before and after the agreement;
The legal aspects of the agreement and its implementation.

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Acordeón Programa de Jóvenes

Este acordeón presenta el Programa de Jóvenes, un proyecto de la Agencia de Desarrollo Económico Local de Morazán (ADEL Morazán) en El Salvador para el desarrollo económico de la provincia.

 

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Spanish

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Migration and Integration

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El Salvador

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2016

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