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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

A missed opportunity in Valletta

Bob van Dillen, Coordinator for the Working Group on Global Governance of Migration and Development offers a critical review of the outcomes of the recent Valletta Summit and Action Plan.

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

Leaders must prioritise people over borders

European and African leaders must follow their promises of collaboration on migration at the Valletta Summit with policies that protect people over reinforcing borders.

Tags: Africa, Europe

European and African leaders must protect refugees and other vulnerable migrants

European and African governments must re-commit to keeping their borders open for refugees and asylum seekers, with adequate, rights-based protection also for children and others who are vulnerable on the move.

Tags: Africa, Europe

Civil society now invited to Valletta Summit on migration - 11-12 November

EU and African governments have agreed to the participation of two civil society observers at the Valletta Summit on Migration on 11-12 November in Malta.

Tags: Africa, Europe

Valetta Summit: Dialogue with civil society

This one-day event in Brussels will be the occasion for civil society to call on African and European leaders to focus first on human rights, decency, dignity, wellbeing and welcoming of people in need.

Tags: Europe , Global governance of migration and development

Joint African and European recommendations for the Valletta Summit

With this statement, African and European civil society set out priorities for the upcoming discussions and outcomes of the Valetta Summit.

Tags: Africa, Europe

Rights, ideas and solutions

Civil society experts from the Americas gathered during a MADE regional meeting in Mexico City last August, give their view regarding migration issues in the region in a series of video interviews

Tags: Americas

The GFMD 2015 Civil Society Chair's report in English, French and Spanish

Last week's speech by Mr. Ignacio Packer, delivered during the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Global Forum on Migration and Development, is now available to download from both MADE and GFMD Civil Society websites.

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

E-discussion on contributing to the Final Outcome Document of the Second Mayoral Forum on Mobility, Migration and Development

The purpose of this e-discussion is to bring your knowledge and expertise as an M&D practitioner to the Second Mayoral Forum on Mobility, Migration and Development contributing to the Final Outcome Document of the Forum.

Tags: Global governance of migration and development, Global

Civil society to governments on migration: It’s time for Better Choices. Chair’s Report

Speaking to 500 government delegates from over 140 countries, 300 leaders of civil society worldwide and high-level delegates from UN and international agencies, Mr. Packer spoke of choices that need to be made in policies and practices on migration and development.

Tags: Global governance of migration and development, GFMD, Global

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