Tag Archives: United Nations

Out now: My book “Global Migration Governance from below” – discount available


My book “Global Migration Governance from Below: Actors, Spaces, Discourses” has now been published in the Palgrave Pivot series. It builds upon 15 years of participant observation at all levels of migration governance – and it is very much related … Continue reading

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Out now: Special Issues on #Migration Politics across the World / Regions in Global Migration Governance


A new Special Issue on The Politics of Migration Policies has been published in Third World Quarterly, guest edited by  Katharina Natter and Hélène Thiollet. And Sandra Lavenex and Nicola Piper have guest edited a SI in the Journal of … Continue reading

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Schedule of migrant civil society events during the #IMRF is taking shape #migration2022


Only two weeks are left until the first International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) will take place in New York. The meetings at the United Nations headquarter will not be the only events, though – migrant civil society has announced several … Continue reading

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“Space for migrant civil society is shrinking at the UN”: Interview with Colin Rajah on the upcoming IMRF


It is less than two months until the first International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) will take place at the UN headquarter in New York. While preparations and consultations are ongoing, several migrant civil society networks have sent an open letter … Continue reading

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Global Migration Governance Outlook 2022: All eyes on the IMRF


2022 is going to be a crucial year for global migration governance – with the first International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) expected to set the standards for the implementation and monitoring of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM). In this … Continue reading

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GFMD Blog Reloaded –free eprints and open access articles


Things have been a bit quiet around here in the past year, but with the upcoming International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) on the horizon this May, it is high time to reload this blog. I will post my “Global Migration … Continue reading

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Updates on Marrakesh #ForMigration Week(s)– events, themes, locations… #GFMD


(s)A full calendar is awaiting everybody that will come to Marrakech for the migration week(s) starting on December 1 and ending December 11. I have compiled an updated list of the major invents which you can find below. Besides the … Continue reading

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New Special Issue: “Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance” #ForMigration #GFMD


A Special Issue of the journal “Globalizations” has been published on the theme “Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance”. It was guest edited by my esteemed colleagues Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Branka Likić-Brborić, Raúl Delgado Wise & Gülay Toksöz and focusses specifically … Continue reading

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Events and dates for the “migration week(s)” in Marrakech – #GFMD application has started #ForMigration


In December, the “migration week(s)” will bring U.N. member states, international organizations, migrant civil society and other stakeholders to Marrakech, Morocco. The major “official” events will be the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular … Continue reading

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Global Compact #ForMigration has been agreed upon – but questions regarding the modalities of adoption remain


On July 13th, the Global Compact #ForMigration has been agreed upon – but that much-lauded event by no means constitutes the end of the process. The formal adoption will take place in the “Migration Week” in Marrakech. At the center of … Continue reading

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