Tag Archives: Sweden

#GFMD2014 government meeting: closing session live stream available


For all of you who have been wondering what goes on during the government component of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD): Todays closing session will actually be streamed live. Do not expect major revelations or royal attendance … Continue reading

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#PGA2014 goes Catwalk: Fashion vs. Human Trafficking #GFMD2014 (with gallery ;)


#PGA2014 goes Catwalk: Fashion vs. Human Trafficking #GFMD2014 (with gallery J The concept might have raised a few eyebrows beforehand, but the workshop and catwalk show on “The Role of Fashion in Shaping Migrant & Labour Rights” brought some serious … Continue reading

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#PGA2014 workshop on migration and democracy: Claiming migrant voices through suffrage #GFMDCSD


There have been extensive debates on migration and development, but one central topic has often been neglected: democratic development and participation. A workshop on “Claiming our voices, claiming our right of suffrage” during the Peoples Global Action (PGA) in Stockholm … Continue reading

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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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Interview on the #GFMD in Sweden: “Limited civil society participation a huge missed opportunity for governments”


It is less than a month until the 7th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. As reported on this blog, Amnesty International (AI) and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) have … 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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Post- #HLD2013: What`s Next? (WTO and more…)


It is not the beginning of the end – just the end of the beginning…The old saying seems particularly fitting in the case of the 2013 UN High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development. It has been an extremely busy week … Continue reading

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