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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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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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New Webinar on Migration and Development


Invitation Webinar People on the Move Migration for DevelopmentDear all, please find below the invitation to a Webinar on migration and development. 5 sessions will address the manifold implications of this “new development mantra”. The presentations by renowned experts will reach … Continue reading

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International Migrants’ Day – a date with its own radio station


As most of you are aware, today is International Migrants’ Day. The date was chosen because  the UN General Assembly adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families December … 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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PGA and common space taking shape – no news about IAMR…


The last of this year’s GFMD thematic meetings has just been held (a workshop on migration profiles in Manila), and it is less than a month from now that the “concluding debate” will take place in Geneva. With the program … 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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