Migration and Local Economic Development

MPI Report - Improving the Labour Market Integration of Migrants and Refugees: Empowering Cities through Better Use of EU Instruments

This report stresses the significant role that cities have played in addressing Europe’s migration crisis to the extent that they provide a wide array of critical services to newcomers, including language training, skills assessments and orientation, mentoring and placement services, alternative pathways to employment (such as entrepreneurship), credential recognition, and vocational education and training. In addition, it identifies concrete actions that could be taken to better leverage European Union soft law, funding, and knowledge exchange mechanisms to support cities’ activities in th

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English

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Migration and Local Economic Development

Thematic area

Local Authorities

Date published

2017

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“Europe and its immigrants in the 21th century”

Dates

Thu, 05/11/2017 to Fri, 05/12/2017

Type of event

Conference

Country

Croatia

City

Zagreb

 

The conference “Europe and its immigrants in the 21th century” will be held on May 11-12, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The objective of this conference is to share best practices, ideas, and recommendations for solving immigration-related issues in Europe. Some of the themes that will be discussed include: a) managing international migration better: principles and perspectives for gaining more from migration; b) the challenge of integration in Europe; c) migrants and the European labour market; and d) migrants and immigration policy in Europe.

Consultation de la société civile mondiale sur les migrations et le développement local

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Initiative conjointe pour la migration et le développement de l’ONU, Consultation de la société civile mondiale sur les migrations et le développement local : rapport de synthèse dans le cadre du 3ème Forum Mondial des Maires sur la mobilité humaine, la migration et le développement, (2016)

Migration: An overlooked tool for local development

We are proud to announce a new blog entry on harnessing the potential of migration for local development by our Programme Manager Cecile Riallant, which was published on the OECD Development Matters website and which we have also published below.

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Cecile Riallant
JMDI Programme Manager

When rights are protected, migration benefits all

In a recent blog posted by the UNDP for International Migrants Day, Owen Shumba reflects on the benefits of migration for migrants, their families, and their host and home countries. While noting the associated benefits, Owen finds that these benefits are best experienced when the rights of migrants are protected and upheld. Click here to read the full post. 

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English

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Migration and Local Economic Development
Adopting a human rights-based approach to migration and development

Thematic area

Migrant rights

Date published

2016

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The JMDI Launches the new e-learning course “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”!

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Nov 29, 2016

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Migration and Local Economic Development
The JMDI is proud to present the newly launched “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”. This e-learning course is a free, flexible and comprehensive e-course for stakeholders working on migration and development at the local level (local and national authorities, civil society, migrants’ associations, academia, international organizations, etc.) on how to better manage migration for enhanced local development through the inclusion and empowerment of migrants and diaspora in development planning and policy-making.
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Version française ci-dessous / Versión española abajo

 

The JMDI Launches the new e-learning course  “My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development”!

 

Learning from Lesbos: Lessons from the IRC's emergency response in the urban areas of Lesbos

This International Rescue Committee (IRC), titled Learning from Lesbos, examines the IRC's early emergency response in the cities and towns of Lesbos, Greece during the height of the refugee crisis. 

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English

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Migration and Local Economic Development
Migration and Decentralized Cooperation
Migration and Local Governance

Thematic area

Rural development and urbanization

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Date published

2016

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International Rescue Committee

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