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Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 08:31
IOM is pleased to share the news of the signing of an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the World Health Organization (WHO) and IOM, on the sidelines of the ongoing 144th session of the WHO Executive Board. This MoU updates and replaces the previous WHO-IOM MOU from 1999.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 15:29
On 8 December 2018, over 150 mayors and city leaders from across the globe gathered in Marrakech to participate in the 5th Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development. They adopted the Marrakech Mayoral Declaration “Cities Working Together for Migrants and Refugees”.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:22
In the wake of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Co-Chairs, Germany and Morocco, are delighted to share with you the highlights of the proceedings of the 11th GFMD Summit Meeting held on 5-7 December, in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 13:47
21 November 2018 - Local and Subnational Governments of Africa gathered on the occasion of the 8th edition of the Africities Summit held in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 20 to November 24, 2018 adopted the Charter of local and subnational governments in Africa on Migration
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 13:29
9 October 2018 - At the 2018 International Dialogue on Migration in Geneva, IOM launched a new guide for government actors to harness migration's positive contribution toward the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Migration and the 2030 Agenda: A Guide for Practitioners, published on 9 October 2018, aims to help policymakers integrate migration into local and national development planning in relation to the SDGs.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:07
The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum adopted the Kuala Lumpur Declaration. Building on discussions among 22.000 participants, it lays out actionable recommendations toward the implementation of the New urban Agenda. It recognizes inter alia the development potential of migrations and highlights pre-requisite for increasing urban migrants' positive contributions.
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 16:27
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Friday, December 1, 2017 - 16:27
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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:32
"Turin – Over 40 participants from 16 nationalities are attending training on Mainstreaming Migration into Policy Planning from 30 October to 3 November. The training takes place under the auspices of the ILO International Training Centre in Turin."
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:46
Today, on World Food Day, the UN Migration (IOM) Director General William Lacy Swing released a statement entitled “Migration: Making the Move from Rural to Urban by Choice.”

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