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Find below latest news and updates on migration and development globally and from the regions. You can use the filter to refine the selection of news

Discussing African migration at the Potsdam Spring Dialogues

African migration is often perceived as massive, increasing and mainly directed toward Europe. Speakers at this year’s Potsdam Spring Dialogues, including MADE's Sophie Ngo-Diep reminded the audience that African migration is first and foremost intra-continental, and called on African and European leaders to work as equal partners and acknowledge the benefits that migration and mobility can bring to both continents.
 

Tags: Africa, Europe , Global governance of migration and development

UNITAR issues free online course about the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) about the Agenda 2030 and the related Sustainability Development Goals. The “Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World” course was developed to address potential knowledge gaps related to the understanding of changes required from both, policy-makers and ordinary citizens, to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Tags: Europe

MADE Advocacy Webinar on SDGs and indicators

The next MADE Advocacy webinar in a series of 4 webinars on SDG implementation and indicator development will be held on Tuesday, 15 March. The aim of the MADE Advocacy webinars is to inform participants on national policy developments and to facilitate the exchange of advocacy experiences, strategies and best practices.

Tags: Global governance of migration and development, Global

Civil society requires political space and financial resources to be able to act

Follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Critical milestones - Role and contribution of civil society. Speech from Bob van Dillen (Cordaid) at the UNDESA meeting in New York.

Tags: Global governance of migration and development, Global

Joint letter for CSOs’ participation in states GFMD roundtables

ICMC and the International Steering Committee constantly have been petitioning governments to invite representatives of civil society to the GFMD states roundtables. This year, we prepared a letter to the current GFMD government chair, Bangladesh, asking for a meeting to discuss this proposal.  

Tags: International Steering Committee, GFMD

Civil society delegates gather in Costa Rica to discuss how best to protect migrants in crisis

On 16 February 2016, the MADE Global Coordinating Office, together with its regional partner MADE Americas, led by INMD and SIMN, the Global Coalition on Migration (GCM), Alianza Americas and ACIDEHUM with the support from CAMMINA coordinated a one-day regional civil society consultation in San José to discuss challenges and needs of migrants in crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean as part of its ongoing work around the Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) Initiative.

Tags: Americas, Protection of migrants on the move and in transit

Supporting Syria & the Region Conference in London raised over $10bn – $3bn left to cover urgent needs

The Supporting Syria & the Region Conference held in London on 4 February brought together worldwide leaders and raised more than $10bn funds. Civil society representatives estimate that $3bn are still of need to cover immediate aid.

Tags: Global, Protection of migrants on the move and in transit

The 2nd MADE Advocacy webinar on SDG implementation and indicator development

The second MADE Advocacy webinar on SDG implementation and indicator development will take place on 16 February.

Tags: Global governance of migration and development, Global

MADE advocacy webinar on SDG implementation and indicator development

The first MADE advocacy webinar on SDG implementation and indicator development will be held on 19 January 2016.

Tags: Global governance of migration and development, Global Coordinating Office, Global

New Vacancies - MADE Global Coordinating Office in Brussels

The ICMC Europe is looking for an Advocacy and Communications Officer, a Communications and Events Officer and a Programme Assistant (traineeship) to join the MADE programme.

Tags: Global Coordinating Office

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