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.
An initiative to organise six international consultations on migration has been successfully concluded. The consultations, which took place as part of the UAE’s 2020 Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), encompassed participation from both Anglophone and Francophone Africa, West and South Asia, East Asia, the Americas and Europe.
Over the course of two months, 856 individuals from governments, civil society, business and city administrations around the world took part in the initiative, which all took place online. The final consultation of the six...Read more