Tag Archives: Immigration

#GFMD 2014: Civil Society calls for “meaningful participation”


Amnesty International (AI) and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) have proposed a joint civil society letter to the Swedish Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), asking to increase the interaction between governments and … Continue reading

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The #GFMD is back: Application starts for Civil Society Days and Online Discussion


The application process for the 2014 civil society meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Sweden has started. After a one-year break – due to the United Nation meetings on migration in New York in 2013 … Continue reading

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A march with an impact: The PGA rallye on the eve of the #HLD2013


Better late than never – here are finally some of the pcitures I took during the PGA March on the eve of the UN HLD in October. Events kicked off with a labor-community rallye right opposite the Homeland security HQ in Manhattan, … Continue reading

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Out now: My book chapter “A Tale of Two Tactics: Civil Society and Competing Visions of Global Migration Governance from Below”


Today, the edited volume by Martin Geiger and Antoine Pecoud “Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of People” has been published. The contributions critically examine how “a core feature of contemporary migration politics lies in the claim to regulate and discipline the … Continue reading

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#IAMR organizes #3MW flashmob in response to #HLD2013


OK, I decided that will catch up with the Picture galeries of the various marches, pickets and, yes, flashmob, of the past days in chronological order. First of is the #3MW flashmob organized by the International Assembly of Migrants and Refugees (IAMR) on … Continue reading

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Out now: my review essay on “Global migration governance without migrants?”


Greetings from New York, where I have arrived right in time for the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development. So has my review essay on „Global migration governance without migrants? The nation-state bias in the emerging policies and … 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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