Migration and Local Economic Development

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

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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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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

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Rural development and urbanization

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2016

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International Rescue Committee

L’ICMD a participé au Troisième Forum Global des Maires sur la Mobilité, la Migration et le Développement

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Nov 02, 2016

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Migration and Local Economic Development
Le Troisième Forum Global des Maires sur la Mobilité, la Migration et le Développement qui s’est tenu du 29 au 30 Septembre 2016, a été accueilli par la ville de Quezón aux Philippines et soutenu par l’ICMD, UNITAR, l’OIM, KNOMAD et la DDC.
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La ICMD ha participado en el Tercer Foro Mundial de Alcaldes sobre Movilidad Humana, Migración y Desarrollo

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Nov 02, 2016

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Migration and Local Economic Development
El Tercer Foro Mundial de Alcaldes sobre Movilidad Humana, Migración y Desarrollo tiene lugar del 29 al 30 de septiembre de 2016, acogido por la ciudad de Quezón y apoyado por la ICMD, UNITAR, OIM, KNOMAD y COSUDE
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El Tercer Foro Mundial de Alcaldes sobre Movilidad Humana, Migración y Desarrollo tiene lugar del 29 al 30 de septiembre de 2016, acogido por la ciudad de Quezón y apoyado por la ICMD, UNITAR, OIM, KNOMAD y COSUDE

 

JMDI participates in Third Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development

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Nov 02, 2016

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Migration and Local Economic Development
Third Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development takes place 29-30th September, 2016 hosted by Quezon City and supported by the JMDI, UNITAR, IOM, KNOMAD and SDC
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Third Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development takes place 29-30th September, 2016 hosted by Quezon City and supported by the JMDI, UNITAR, IOM, KNOMAD and SDC

 

Civil Society Consultation on Migration and Local Development

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Nov 02, 2016

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Migration and Local Economic Development
UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative, Global Civil Society Consultation on Migration and Local Development: A Synthesis Report in the context of the 3rd Global Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development, (2016)
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This report was written and presented during a special session dedicated to the role of civil society in supporting cities in harnessing the potential of migration for local development at the 

Opportunity Space Competition

Opprtunity Space is an international design-build competition that seeks to respond to Europe's migrant influx by calling for contributions on the creation of a temporary mobile structure that will foster economic opportunity and social inclusion in Malmö, Sweden. The competition will bring new and established residents together to produce a public space hub for education, job assistance, and social inclusion programs that benefit everyone in Malmö.

The winning team will receive a $10,000 prize and up to $25,000 to implement its proposal in and around Malmö’s Enskifteshagen Park.

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Migration and Integration
Migration and Local Economic Development
Creating sustainable networks amongst migrant communities for development

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Sweden

Date published

2016

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Van Alen Institute

conclusions from the Thematic Meeting on diaspora engagement strategies

This document features the conclusions from the Thematic Meeting on Diaspora Engagement Strategies of the Rabat Process that took place on the 5 & 6 October in Bamako, Mali. The conclusions were derived from discussions and exchanges during the meeting and feature steps to be taken in order to better engage diasporas, including the development of policy frameworks and specific strategies, to develop evidence-based strategies and to develop and strengthen communication availability and accessibility to reach diaspora. 

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Migration and Local Economic Development

Thematic area

Diaspora engagement

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2016

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