According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 25 million people live outside their country to avoid and protect themselves and their families from the violence that spreads across our planet.
Within the framework of the preparatory meetings for the annual Summit of the Global Forum for Migration and Development (GFMD) in November, UCLG participated on Tuesday 28 May at a consultation with stakeholders facilitated by the Permanent Rep
In this new phase, migration is approached from a comprehensive point of view aiming at ensuring the right of newcomers to get access to services, to work, to a shelter and to vote.
In their work with migrants, civil society organisations can help to create spaces of trust and better understanding of the needs and features of migrant populations.
The MC2CM peer to peer learning event on "How to build knowledge on urban migration: innovative tools and practices to face data challenges" will take place in Amman, Jordan on 19-20 March.
Objectives of the call
Actions must align to at least one of the specific objectives of the MC2CM project:
A. Improving cooperation between relevant stakeholders in the field of migration at local, national, regional and international levels
Local and regional governments have a vital role to play in governing migration, since cities are the exit and entry points for migrants and the first respondents to their basic needs.
The Summit mobilizes communities and local authorities in African countries, financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners both at continental and international level.
Le projet, développé par l’association Africa e Mediterraneo en collaboration avec la coopérative sociale Lai-momo et avec la Ville de Bologne, s’est déroulé de septembre 2016 à septembre 2018 grâce au financement de Cities Alliance et au soutien de UCLG – United Cities and Local Governments.
The “Vienna Migration Conference” (VMC) is ICMPD’s annual flagship event for discussing the central issues in the field of migration, gathering political decision makers, government experts, academia, the media and civil society.