Tag Archives: Germany

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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Close, but no #IAMR – counter- #GFMD2014 event will take place in Stockholm


I just found out yesterday, but there actually will be a counter-event to the GFMD after all: It is called “Discussion/Speak Out for Development Justice and Protest Manifestation vs. Migration for Development” and will take place in Stockholm 13-15 May 2014. … Continue reading

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Webinar on migration, development and integration: (German) language, sustainability and gender


For the second time, I have the pleasure to be moderator for a webinar hosted by the “Alumniportal Deutschland”. The main audience consists of “Deutschland Alumni”, i.e. students, professional etc. with a migration background who have stayed in Germany for education, … Continue reading

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Today is International Domestic Workers’ Day – 10 ratifications for ILO convention so far


Today marks the second anniversary of the adoption of the  ILO Convention 189 on “decent work for domestic workers”and thus International Domestic Workers Days. After a slow start, the number of countries ratifying the convention is gradually increasing and I am happy … Continue reading

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(Almost) in time: My IM article on the Mexican GFMD is online


If you came to this page because I linked the blog in my article, this is obviously old news to you – otherwise, may I point out my article on the Mexican GFMD which will appear in the upcoming issue of … Continue reading

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Si tacuisses… Angela Merkel at the International Assembly of Migrants and Refugees (IAMR)


Of course, the German chancellor did not physically participate in the progressive and anti-imperialist  counter-event to the GFMD Mexico. But her infamous remarks on the alleged “failure of multiculturalism” just made it into the opening plenary speech of the IAMR  by Antonio … Continue reading

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