Global governance of migration and development

 Global governance of migration and development


“Through MADE, we want to achieve policy changes for the benefit of people on the ground, preventing forced migration, promoting migrant rights, and fostering sustainable development.”

Bob van Dillen, Cordaid

The MADE Global Working Group on Global Governance of Migration and Development is coordinated by Cordaid, an international development organisation with its HQ in The Hague, The Netherlands.

All civil society organizations working in the field of migration and development or with an interest in the topic are welcome to join and participate upcoming events or other activities. 

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Priorities 2016


  • In the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, continue organizing a series of advocacy webinars on SDG implementation and indicator development 
  • Extend the advocacy toolkit with tools aimed at SDG implementation and indicator development, such as the CS Talking Points
  • Organize and coordinate CSO shadow reports on migration-related goals and targets in the framework of the UN follow-up and review process, and alongside the annual High Level Political Forum (HLPF) meeting in July in New York 
  • Organize and coordinate policy recommendations preventing forced migration especially in fragile states and ensuring the protection of refugees and migrants in the framework of the UN Summit on the large-scale movement of migrants and refugees, and SDG 10.7 on safe and responsible migration
  • Update the WG members on new developments in migration and sustainable development through mailings and webinars

Activities 2014-2015


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Related Events

 

Africa-Europe Valletta Summit on migration

In April 2015 the European Council called for an international summit to discuss migration issues with African and other key countries. 

Civil society event ahead of the Valletta Summit

A civil society event for the press on the Valletta Summit will be held on 11 November, 9:30am to 12pm.

Third International Conference on Financing for Development

The Conference will gather high-level political representatives, institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organisations and business sector entities in Addis Ababa between 13 and 16 July 2015.

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Related News

 

Linking two global processes: GFMD Civil Society Days and the process to develop a Global Compact on Migration

With this GFMD taking place just three months after the UNGA Summit, discussion in the Civil Society Days and Common Space will connect directly to the Summit’s New York Declaration, very much including the process to develop a Global Compact on Migration. 

GFMD Common Space 10 December

The Common Space of the GFMD that convenes all of the civil society delegates with all of the state participants for direct interaction is this year scheduled for Saturday, 10 December—International Human Rights Day.  Common Space begins after lunch, immediately following the Opening Ceremony, in which a number of dignitaries will speak, including the civil society Chair of the CSD presenting civil society’s principal recommendations from the prior two days, and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh delivering a keynote speech.

UN experts call for vision and leadership in the process to develop a Global Compact on Migration

In a news release dated 24 October 2016, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, and the Chair of the UN Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, Jose S. Brillantes, called on UN member states to develop long-term strategies and policies to facilitate rather than restrict migration.

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