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Category Archives: UN HLD
..but how many forced migrants? That’s more complicated. There are 2 numbers everybody has in mind when talking about migrants and refugees: 244 million international migrants, and 65 million refugees and other “forcibly displaced persons”. But how do these numbers … Continue reading
(With this years’ GFMD taking place in Berlin, I have compiled some of my German language ressources). Im Vergleich zur globalen Debatte wird der Zusammenhang von Migration und Entwicklung in Deutschland eher selten diskutiert.Diese Beobachtung gilt auch für globale Prozesse, Institutionen … Continue reading
At todays UN High-Level Plenary meeting on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants in New York, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will become a “related organization” of the United Nations. This begs the obvious question: What difference will it … Continue reading
Will the International Organization for #Migration ( #IOM ) move closer (in)to the United Nations system?
On September 19, the United Nations (UN) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) might sign a new relationship agreement. There are several scenarios regarding the content of this agreement, ranging from the IOM becoming a “UN-related organization” such as … Continue reading
“2016 has well become THE migrant year”, stated Peter Sutherland, UN Secretary Generals’ Special Representative for International Migration, in a recent webinar. Obviously, migration has been brought to the top of the international agenda for some time now, but this … Continue reading
There has been no official announcement yet, but since several sources have confirmed it to me, I can confidently report that Germany & Morocco plan to host the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in 2017 and 2018. This … Continue reading
Interview on the #WSFM : “We want to start a new conversation about #African dynamics on #migration “
This week will see the 6th World Social Forum on Migrations (WSFM) coming to Africa: The organizers expect up to 3000 participants gathering in Johannesburg from 5th to 8th December 2014. However, in the past weeks updates on the event … Continue reading