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Today is #InternationalMigrantsDay : Compact instead of Convention? A Collection of #MigrantsDay ressources


Today is International Migrants Day, marking the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the “International Convention on the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families” by the General Assembly of the United Nations. Since last year there … Continue reading

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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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(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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A Mexican fighter for migrants’ rights called…. Machete!


And now for something completely different… A participant from Estonia pointed out at the Monday meeting that we should also focus on mass media like movies to bring forward the fight for migrants’ rights. That reminded me of a movie I … 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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