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


Conference on Development Financing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

MADE Africa and Working Group on Global Governance of Migration and Development will hold a one-day conference for civil society delegates in Ethiopia.

MADE Africa Sub Regional Conference - East Africa

MADE Africa convenes the first meeting of the sub-regional focal points for East Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 


Related News


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.

IOM briefing on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

A briefing organized by the International Organization on Migration (IOM) took place on 14 October in Geneva, entitled "Follow-up to the 19 September New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, including Preliminary Thinking on IOM’s role in the Development of a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and the International Conference in 2018"

Hope and half-heartedness at the UN Summit: nearly 100 civil society organizations publish scorecard and urge world leaders to act now

As 193 governments unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants at the UN General Assembly on 19 September, civil society organizations called for action now, immediately in the days and months following the Summit.The Summit launched explicit commitments to create two global compacts over the next two years: one on refugees and one for safe, orderly and regular migration. But millions of refugees and migrants and the countries to, through and from which they move cannot wait that long for change to be implemented on the ground.