Tag Archives: United States

Guest Contribution: Reports from the #WSFM / # FSMM in São Paulo


  Earlier this month, the 7th edition of the World Social Forum of Migration (WSFM) took place in São Paulo. I was not able to attend, but award-winning blogger Rodrigo Borges Delfim has closely followed the process. The founder of … Continue reading

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“Education, not Deportation!” March from #IAMR to #NYIC – including Bill de Blasio…


Today, the citizens of New York are voting for a new mayor – and it is quite likely going to be Bill de Blasio. The reports on the news remind me of a rally a month ago that took place in … Continue reading

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#IAMR organizes #3MW flashmob in response to #HLD2013


OK, I decided that will catch up with the Picture galeries of the various marches, pickets and, yes, flashmob, of the past days in chronological order. First of is the #3MW flashmob organized by the International Assembly of Migrants and Refugees (IAMR) on … Continue reading

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IOM vs. ILO: The battle for the “leading organisation in migration” #HLD2013


Are there any concrete outcomes to be expected from the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development? No and yes. No, because no binding resolution or the like is to be expected from this meeting. Yes, because it now … 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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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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Radio December 18 is closing down


Bad News on Good Friday: After 14 years in operation, the Brussels-based NGO December 18 announced today that the board members have decided to  close down the organization. The reason for this decision is

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UN High Level Dialogue on Migration will take place 3-4 October 2013


We have a date: The second UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (UN HLD). will be taking place in New York City on 3-4 October 2013. This will be the main global event addressing the issue of migration this year – … Continue reading

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Opening of the 6th GFMD Civil Society Days: time for action


“I believe that after 6 years of talk the time has come to act” ; “Let’s get some change going”; “Whatever we recommend, we have to come up with strategies to implement it” – These calls for actions characterized the opening of … Continue reading

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