Category Archives: WSFM

Out Now: Assessments of the #GFMD and the Global Compact #ForMigration – which road from Marrakesh?


More than half a year has passed since the Global Compact on safe, orderly and regular migration has been agreed upon at the end of 2018 in Morocco and New York. Talks about the implementation and monitoring of the compact … Continue reading

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Updates on Marrakesh #ForMigration Week(s)– events, themes, locations… #GFMD


(s)A full calendar is awaiting everybody that will come to Marrakech for the migration week(s) starting on December 1 and ending December 11. I have compiled an updated list of the major invents which you can find below. Besides the … Continue reading

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New Special Issue: “Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance” #ForMigration #GFMD


A Special Issue of the journal “Globalizations” has been published on the theme “Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance”. It was guest edited by my esteemed colleagues Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Branka Likić-Brborić, Raúl Delgado Wise & Gülay Toksöz and focusses specifically … Continue reading

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Guest Contribution: Reports from the #WSFM / # FSMM in São Paulo


  Earlier this month, the 7th edition of the World Social Forum of Migration (WSFM) took place in São Paulo. I was not able to attend, but award-winning blogger Rodrigo Borges Delfim has closely followed the process. The founder of … Continue reading

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World Social Forum on Migrations 2016: A regional affair?


You might not have noticed it, but the World Social Forum on Migrations gathered this month in São Paulo, Brazil, for its 7th meeting. According to the organizers, “3,600 militants and activists from 57 countries from all continents” came together … Continue reading

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Global #migration and #refugee governance outlook 2016


“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

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Germany & Morocco to host #GFMD in 2017/18 in Tandem #PGA2015 #GFMDCSD


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

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