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Global migration week in Stockholm: #PGA and #GFMD civil society programs online


This Friday marks the start of 8 days of intensive discussions, networking – and maybe results? – on global migration and development in Stockholm. The 8th People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA) will meet from 9 … Continue reading

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#Migration Outlook 2014 Pt. II: People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights #PGA


The dates have been announced for this year’s People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA). The event will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, on 9-11 May (Friday-Sunday) – and thus right before the 2014 Global Forum on Migration and … Continue reading

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#EndWTO and Peoples’ Global Camp (#PGC): Migrant protest at the #WTO in Bali


„They say WTO! We Say Hell No!” This is just one of the slogans under which civil society organisations are protesting the upcoming 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Bali. Migrant organizations will play a major … Continue reading

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Guest editorial: The #WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali– Will the Doha-Round overcome its impasse?


For blogpost #100 I was able to invite political scientist and WTO-expert Angela Geck (pictured) to contribute a guest editorial. Why is this contribution of high relevance for a blog on migration and development? For once, the WTO will be met by … 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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Opening of the PGA 2013: People, Power, Communities


  „We want to talk not only about the problems, but also about: what are the actions, the strategies, what are the new movements and alliances we can build“ – according to Monami Maulik from the New York Host Committee … Continue reading

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Impressions from the 2013 PGA opening event

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Several pre-events took place the past days, but today (Monday September 30, US time) marked the official opening of the 2013 People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA). A Report will follow soon, but for now, please … 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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