Tag Archives: International Catholic Migration Commission

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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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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HLD parallel event I: Registration open for People’s Global Action (PGA) on Migration, Development and Human Rights


(At least) two parallel events organized by civil socety will take place during the UN High-Level Dialogue (HLD) this coming October. One of them is the People’s Global Action (PGA) on Migration, Development and Human Rights, a process that actually … Continue reading

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UN HLD on Migration: Informal Interactive Hearings taking place today


While most eyes have been on the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development this upcoming October, the more crucial event from a Civil Society perspective might actually take place today: The Informal Interactive Hearings on International Migration and Development … Continue reading

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Swedish GFMD scheduled for May 2014


After the HLD is before the GFMD… In other words: If you thought that the upcoming UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (UN-HLD) in New York may bring the issue of migration closer to the UN System, then don’t … Continue reading

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GFMD in Mauritius: Nice conference – if you can afford it…


I am on my way to the GFMD in Mauritius now, which certainly looks like a great place for a conference – if you can afford getting there, that is. There are only limited funds available for Civil Society participation … Continue reading

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GFMD and WSFM 2012: Calls for participation and workshop proposals


Two major global events are scheduled on the migration agenda this year: The World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) in Manila (November 26-30) and the Global Forum on Migration and Development (in Mauritius November 19-22). The application processes have started … Continue reading

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