Following the launch of the 2022-2023 GFMD dialogue, African civil society and diaspora joined forces to build momentum around the GFMD and foster greater engagement of Africa and Africans in migration processes. The Abuja Civil Society Forum, a three-day event co-organised by African civil society and diaspora was held in Abuja, Nigeria, from 30 January to 1 February 2023.
The exchanges between civil society and diasporas held during the first two days of the Forum formed the basis for the drafting of the Abuja Statement: an advocacy document outlining...Read more
Withing the GFMD project, ‘It Takes A Community’ (ITAC), the first of two expert dialogues on migration narratives took place on 28 February 2023. A virtual, multi-stakeholder dialogue between communications experts from the region, this session built on the 2020 Latin American GFMD thematic discussion on Migration Narratives by bringing practitioners working in the field of migration narratives together to take stock of diverse experiences in the region, and share information and best practices on communications on migrants and refugees in South America. Panelists discussed key...Read more
The Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), António Vitorino and Ambassador Jérôme Bonnafont, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in Geneva signed an agreement on 18 January to set in place the framework for the Secretariat to provide support to the Forum.
Through this agreement, IOM renews its commitment to support the GFMD as an important platform for dialogue for experts and practitioners from national and local governments, the private sector and civil society to discuss the challenges and opportunities linked to migration...Read more
Join us for this side event organized at the French Pavilion at the COP27 in Sharm El Sheik!
Building Resilient Cities in an Age of Migration & Climate Change : A Youth Perspective
11 November 2022 4:30 - 6:00 PM (UTC+2) - French Pavilion
The event will be broadcasted live on the following channels in French and English:
#ItTakesACommunity to make where we live feel like home! On this International Migrants Day, we’re proud to reflect on one-year of the #ItTakesACommunity campaign highlighting the many contributions migrants make to their communities. We’ve collected hundreds of stories from across the globe! Add your voice and share your own story of community solidarity by using the hashtag #ItTakesaCommunity.
How would you complete the sentence? Share your response and become part of the ‘It Takes a Community…’ campaign! https://www....Read more