Migration and Local Economic Development

Mainstreaming Migration and Development in Local Governance: Roadmap for Local Governments and Experiences from region 4A-CALABARZON

Both the long experiences of Batangas, Laguna, and Cavite, as well as the emergent M&D work in Rizal and Quezon under the SUMMID CALABARZON project supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), allowed the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) to develop an approach, the Roadmap for Mainstreaming M&D in Local Governance.

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English

English version

Focus area

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

Thematic area

Local Authorities

Related Area

Related countries

Philippines

Date published

2016

Place / Publisher

Publisher / Organisation

Regional Development Council Calabarzon

Parent project

CPMR Intermediterranean Commission Final Declaration, 1 July 2016, Veneto (IT)

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) -the Region of Western Greece- has released a final declaration adopted by the latest IMC General Assembly held in Venice on 1st of July 2016.

The declaration includes specific reflections and recommendations concerning:

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Migration and Local Economic Development

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Date published

2016

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CPMR Intermediterranean Commission

Pacific Possible: Labour Mobility (World Bank)

The new report from the World Bank and the Australian National University Pacific Possible: Labour Mobility shows that the full potential of labour mobility between Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands remains largely untapped. Indeed, if Australia and New Zealand lifted restrictions around seasonal migrant workers, 240,000 more Pacific Islanders could migrate abroad by 2040, which could generate up to $10 billion of additional income into the islands

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English

Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development

Related Area

Date published

2016

Place / Publisher

The World Bank / Australian National University

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Transnational transformations: Coupling migration and change

The International Migration Institute (IMI) has released a new working paper from Marieke van Houte entitled “Transnational transformations Coupling migration and change” which proposes “a new theoretical framework by which to better measure the relationship between migration and (political) change”. The author explores the processes of why people migrate and how they become involved in transnational activities.

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English version

Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development

Date published

2016

Publisher / Organisation

International Migration Institute (IMI)

Exploring new avenues for legislation for labour migration to the European Union

On 15 June Professor Iván Martín, presented a study by the Migration Policy Centre on Exploring New Avenues for Legislation for Labour Migration to the European Union at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament (LIBE Committee). The Study, commissioned in 2015, provides a comprehensive analysis of EU labour migration policy, its development, its impact and future policy options.

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English

Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development

Thematic area

Migration and national development plans

Date published

2016

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Webinar: Breaking Ground: City Solutions for Refugee Housing in Münster and Cleveland

Dates

Thu, 06/30/2016

Type of event

Webcast

Thematic area

IDPs, refugees and resettlement

Lead organisation

Cities of migration is organizing a 60-minute webinar that explores local innovations in refugee housing from Münster, Germany, and Cleveland, USA.

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The 9th International Conference on Migration and Development - From 13 June 2016 to Tuesday 14 June 2016

Dates

Mon, 06/13/2016 to Tue, 06/14/2016

Type of event

Conference

Thematic area

Migration and national development plans

Location

European University Institute
Florence
Italy
IT

Lead organisation

Country

Italy

City

Florence

Location

Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia

From Monday 13 June 2016, to Tuesday 14 June 2016, the Migration Policy Centre at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) of the European University Institute (EUI), jointly with the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the French Development Agency (AFD), is organizing the 9th International Conference on Migration and Development.

The conference will be held at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

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Migration Profile: Morocco

This migration profile by the Migration Policy Centre examines all migration flows from, to and within Morocco. 

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English

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Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development

Related Area

Related countries

Morocco

Date published

2016

Number of pages

16 pages

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Publisher / Organisation page

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Urban Breakfast

Dates

Tue, 05/31/2016

Type of event

Conference

Thematic area

Local Authorities

Lead organisation

Country

Belgium

City

Brussels

Location

UN House, Conference Room

Rue Montoyer 14, Brussels, Belgium

On 31 May, Dr. Joan Clos, Secretary General of Habitat III Conference, will host an Urban Breakfast in Brussels to present the zero draft of the‪ New Urban Agenda‬, the outcome document to be adopted at the Habitat III Conference. The Agenda aims to be a concise and action-oriented universal framework of actions for housing and sustainable urban ‪#development‬. All Member States and relevant stakeholders are invited to join the discussion and share their thoughts. 

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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

JMDI Focus area

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

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Morocco
Tunisia
France
English
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.

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