@letstalkmigration Instagram Platform

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

@letstalkmigration Instagram Platform is a community of more than 2000 young members and growing sharing tools and tips on how to change the often negative narratives on migration in their communities.To enable capacity building for youth wanting to learn more about shaping narratives on the ground beyond the tools and advice shared on the account, we have hosted an online workshop series with 6 regional rounds for young people on how to use social media to create their own positive and hope-based narratives with over 40 participants from different regions worldwide.

SFAX - Multi-stakeholder cooperation projects to ensure migrant access to services amidst COVID-19

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

This action was submitted through the GFMD Mayors Mechanism Call to Local Action for Migrants and Refugees.
In Sfax, an underestimated number of migrants in Sfax were in need of information and access to health and social services when the epidemic of COVID-19 started. Many had lost jobs and were in need of support to livelihood. Their conditions worsened with the imposition of the lock-down. Additionally, the Municipality faced three key challenges:
- The absence of a national normative framework for the protection of migrants.

Welcoming San José Plan 2.0: Moving toward Civic, Economic, Linguistic, and Social Inclusion 2021-2024

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

This action was submitted through the GFMD Mayors Mechanism Call to Local Action for Migrants and Refugees.
The Welcoming San José Plan is a community-derived set of 23 strategies across four core pillars which aim to facilitate and accelerate immigrant inclusion in civic, economic, linguistic, and social aspects of life in San José and ensure that immigrants and refugees are engaged, respected, and have opportunities to reach their fullest potential.
The Four Pillars of the Welcoming San José Plan are:

Youth Work for All

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

This action was submitted through the GFMD Mayors Mechanism Call to Local Action for Migrants and Refugees.Not every family finds its way easily to youth work. The youth movements of Mechelen are not yet a reflection and representation of the diversity in our city. The youth service has taken up the challenge to change this with the youth movements and their associations.

Kampala for All: Safety Nets for Recovery

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This action has been submitted through the Mayors Mechanism Call to Local Action for Migrants and Refugees. The Local or regional government submitting this action has signed the Marrakech Mayors Declaration where they commit to endorse the set of cross-cutting and interdependent guiding principles identified in the GCM, and endorse the guiding principles and objectives of the GCR and its programme of action.

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