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New perspectives for MADE Africa

On February 27 and 28 MADE Africa organized a conference in Dakar, Senegal dedicated to "Evaluation, capitalization and formulation of perspectives". 

Tags: Africa, Diaspora and Migrants in Development

ICMC Europe endorses recommendations to better protect children in migration

Based on the discussions, research, expertise and recommendations put forward by stakeholders at the “Lost in migration” conference, including the findings of the SUMMIT report on missing migrant children, the conference developed forward looking operational and policy recommendations to policy makers.

Tags: Europe , Diaspora and Migrants in Development

Civil society's statement at the Senior Officials Meeting, Valletta

Fifteen months after the launch of the Joint Valletta Action Plan, European and African civil society organizations attended the Senior Official Meeting that took place on 8-9 February in Malta.

Tags: Africa, Europe , Global governance of migration and development

Evaluation of the MADE Pilot Fund on civil society collaboration with local governments in Honduras

Fundación Scalabrini undertook field visits in June 2016 to evaluate the impact of the advocacy efforts lead by CASM with their project “Gobiernos Locales Incorporando Acción de Prevención y Reinserción de Migrantes” (Local governments implementing actions for precaution of irregular migration and reintegration of returning migrants). 

Tags: Americas, Diaspora and Migrants in Development, MADE Pilot Fund

Taking Stock of Valletta: African and European Civil Society Consultation Initiative

On the occasion of the one year follow-up of the implementation of the Valletta Action Plan and EU Trust Fund for Africa, ICMC Europe and MADE Africa are organizing a one-day civil society consultation in Brussels on 30th of January 2017.

Tags: Africa, Europe , Diaspora and Migrants in Development, Global governance of migration and development, Global Coordinating Office

MADE Asia - Summary of Activities 2016

MADE Asia coordinator MFA (Migrant Forum in Asia) always stands for the guiding principle: Migrants’ rights are human rights. MFA are constantly reminding international governments and employers that the rights of all migrant workers are guaranteed by the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Convention on the Protection of Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families and other international conventions. 2016, there was still a lot to do along these lines and MFA has achieved some great successes.  

Tags: Asia, Labour migration and recruitment

Vacancy: Programme Manager West Africa

From early 2017 ICMC Europe, together with three partners AFFORD (Great Britain), FORIM (France) and Center for Migration Studies (Ghana), will start a 3 year EU funded programme ‘Migration and Development Partnerships for rights-based migration and mobility governance in, from and to West Africa’ to be implemented in coordination with the global MADE programme.

Tags: Africa, Global Coordinating Office

MADE Americas News August - December 2016

  1. Editorial: Important events in the second semester of 2016
  2. XVIII Jornadas Migratorias, Santiago de Chile (24-25 August)
  3. Release of the Advocacy Paper: “Migration and Citizenship at the Service of People: Advances and Setbacks in the Americas” (September)
  4. etc..

Tags: Americas, Global governance of migration and development, GFMD

Flowers Campaign for International Migrants Day

The Flowers Campaign aims to pay homage to all the migrants that have died on the borders and in the seas, oceans and deserts of the world.  On this occasion, the West African Observatory on Migrations invites all citizens that support solidarity and justice to join us in paying homage to the migrants that have perished by throwing a flower into a stream, lagoon, river, sea or ocean.  To also honour the migrants that live near our homes, we invite you to participate by offering them a flower or the drawing of a flower as a token of your respect and solidarity.

Tags: Africa, Diaspora and Migrants in Development, Global

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