Tag Archives: Mauritius

Radio reports from the 2012 GFMD


As in previous years, Radio 1812 is reporting from the Global Forum on Migration and Development.Their first Audio Report has just been published. Here is how they announce it: “Reporter Jenni Roth spoke with key people at the Civil Society … Continue reading

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The GFMD on the web: Wikipedia after all…


Oops, I did it again: When trying to sign up for the new GFMD Civil Society Facebook page, I ended up joining the Global Forum for Media Development. Now, I keep receiving info from this network of some 500 non-governmental media … Continue reading

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Some new publications on the GFMD, WSFM and ILO…


With the GFMD in Mauritius and the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) in Manila merely days away, may I point out some publications on the subject I was involved with and how to access them? Regarding the GFMD and the … Continue reading

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IMA will hold Migrants’ Tribunal on the GFMD


The International Migrants Alliance (IMA) will organize a Tribunal on the GFMD; it will take place November 28-29 in Manila, followed by a mass demonstration on November 30. The events are scheduled for the same week that the World Social Forum on Migration … 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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5th World Social Forum on Migration to be held in Manila


The next World Social Forum on Migration  (WSFM) will take place in Manila from November 26-30, 2012. This will mark the first time a World Social Forum takes place in an Asian country. The theme is “Rights, Mobility, Global Models: Looking … Continue reading

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Same, same, but different? Plans for the Mauritian GFMD in 2012


It feels as if the Swiss meeting has just ended, but the planning for the 2012 GFMD in Mauritius is well under way. Recently, a brainstorming session was held in  Port Louis and at an upcoming meeting of the GFMD Steering Group … Continue reading

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