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UN Rapporteur: Irregular Migration is not a crime


The plight of irregular migrants features fairly prominently on the agenda of this year’s GFMD. In three events on the issue, the recently appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau , made it clear that … 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 returnees questioned at Amsterdam airport


Just now, the government meeting has been officially opened and the civil society declaration was delivered – to soft a statement, as many complain… but before I reflect on that, here is some news about the reality of borders, citizenship … Continue reading

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Migration instead of development? Opening plenary with R. Delgado Wise and S. Castles


A call frequently heard at the PGA and similar events is one for closer cooperation between activists and academe/researchers. At the meeting in Mexico-City, this cooperation seems to be quite well underway. The tone of the presentation of researchers at … Continue reading

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