Tag Archives: World Social Forum

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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Some news reports on the World Social Forum


Here are links to some media reports on the WSFM – the pickings are rather slim so far… (to be updated)

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NAGKAISA, NAGKAISA – WSFM Bonificacio Day Worker and Migrant Demonstrations


The closing day of the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) coincided with the national Holiday dedicated to Andres Bonifacio – a warehouse worker from Fressel and Company, born 30 November 1863 who led a nationalist and worker led revolution against the … Continue reading

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World Social Forum on Migration 2014 will be held in South Africa


The host of the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) in 2014 has been announced: It will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa. After the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) taking place in Mauritius 10 days ago, this will … Continue reading

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Some more impressions from the Tribunal on the GFMD


Here are some more impressions from the International Migrants’ Tribunal on the GFMD, organized by Migrante, International Migrants Alliance (IMA), GABRIELA and others. They sure know how to compose some striking Images!

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International Migrants’ Tribunal: Miss Saigon vs. the GFMD


“GUILTY as charged”: This was the – not completely surprising  – verdict spoken today in the “Internation Migrants’ Tribunal on the GFMD”. In a parallel event to the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM), five “judges”, among them the renowned … Continue reading

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