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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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Interview: Bedeutung und Auswirkungen des #Migrationspakt – und wie geht es weiter?


Die internationale Gemeinschaft hat am 11. Dezember mit großer Mehrheit den Globalen Pakt für sichere, geordnete und reguläre Migration angenommen. Brot für die Welt hat mit mir ein Interview über die Bedeutung des Pakts, regionale Prozesse, Auswirkungen für Deutschland und meine … 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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Events and dates for the “migration week(s)” in Marrakech – #GFMD application has started #ForMigration


In December, the “migration week(s)” will bring U.N. member states, international organizations, migrant civil society and other stakeholders to Marrakech, Morocco. The major “official” events will be the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular … Continue reading

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PGA opening in Berlin: A time to be excited or cautious? #MigrantRightsBerlin


The 2017 Peoples’ Global Action on Migration, Development and Human Rights (PGA) has started today in Berlin. More than 130 migrants grassroots and civil society representatives have gathered at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (FES) in order to discuss strategies and advocacy with … Continue reading

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From Dawn Till Dusk: Two migrant civil society events at the Brandenburg Gate #GFMD


While the GFMD government meeting will start tomorrow, migrant organisations will gather for two events at the Brandenburg gate – one of them taking place in the morning of Wednesday 28 June, a second one in the evening. The first … Continue reading

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#PGA and #CWWM: More dates confirmed for civil society events surrounding Berlin #GFMD


The dates for two major civil society events have been confirmed which are – quite literally – surrounding this years’ Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Berlin: The 8th International Consultation of the “Churches Witnessing with Migrants” (CWWM8) will … Continue reading

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Berlin #GFMD is taking shape – agenda, scheduling, application process


Details are emerging on the upcoming Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) which will take place in just a little over four months in Berlin. For the first time, the Civil Society Days will start one day after the … Continue reading

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2017 #GFMD in Germany: Deutschsprachige Beiträge zu #Migration, #Entwicklung und #Demokratie


(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

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The #GFMD2016 – an assessment based around tweets


Today is the closing day of the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Dhaka. This year I decided to report somewhat differently – in an assessment based around my tweets during the Event. This, I hope, captures the immediacy … Continue reading

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