UNHCR Audit 2017/18 + other cautionary tales

Operating aid to displaced populations, stateless people and refugees around the world is a complex task.  Innovative advances in technology are one way that organisations such as UNHCR have attempted to improve aid effectiveness. Critical is making sure  A) that […]

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration Implementation Event

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) Implementation

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 GFMD Dialogue on GCM Implementation at the Palais des Nations in Geneva This dialogue follows a series of initiatives that began since Germany and Morocco assumed the GFMD Co-Chairmanship in 2017. It is part of the […]

Migrants held hostage to politics

Woman rescued in the Mediterranean sea

At a time when global displacement is at a record high, the Italian government recently held its own coast guard and the people it had rescued hostage ‘in a cynical gambit to force other European Union countries to take the […]

Migration data tells stories

https://www.iom.int/migrant-stories/hidden-faces-calais

  Migration data tells stories During the International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018, Susanne Melde gave an interview: Migration data tells stories. Melde is a specialist in migration governance and policy analysis and has worked on migration policy and data […]

Understanding return migration

http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2015/10/5621084a9/support-needed-somali-refugees-home-kenya.html

Understanding return migration Dr. Nassim Majidi is Co-Founder and Co-Director, Migration Pillar and the Co-Founder of Samuel Hall. Leading evidence-based research and policy development on migration and displacement. Majidi has worked in Africa, Asia, and Europe over the past decade with […]

Migrants are a lot like you

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During the International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018, Tim Dixon gave an interview: Migrants are a lot like you. Dixon is the co-founder of More in Common an international initiative. Essentially, it was established to build stronger communities and societies that […]

Forum on Migration Statistics

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The International Organization for Migration, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development organised the first-ever International Forum on Migration Statistics in January 2018. Migration Statistics Hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation […]