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Discussion Spaces

Discussion Spaces
The Migration Network Hub provides online discussion spaces in order to enable interaction, knowledge-sharing and learning on topics related to the implementation of the Global Compact for Migration among Member States and other stakeholders.
This discussion space is being organized as part of the preparations for the first roundtable (“Roundtable 1”) of the International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) which will take place in May 2022. The discussion is moderated by ILO, UNDP and the UN Network on Migration Secretariat and runs until 31

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In partnership with IMISCOE’s Migration Research Hub, this database provides access to a range of migration experts from around the world. Search the database by expertise and location to find and contact an expert.

Content submitted to the Migration Network Hub is first peer reviewed by experts in the field from both the UN and beyond. Applications are welcomed to join the roster on an ongoing basis. Learn more about the review criteria here.

Resources

This report comes at a time when global suffering has vastly increased vulnerabilities to trafficking.
Date of publication:
31 January 2021
Information Type:
The OHCHR’s recommended principles and guidelines provides normative guidance on how to translate the international human rights framework into concrete measures that uphold the rights of migrants at international borders.

Regional Review Process

Regional page for the GCM Regional Review Process in Arab States
Regional page for the GCM Regional Review Process in Africa

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Every day, in over 100 countries, migrant children are detained, whether alone or with their families, because of their migration status.

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MIGNEX – Aligning Migration Management and the Migration–Development Nexus – is a five-year research project (2018–2023) with the core ambition of creating new knowledge on migration, development and policy. It involves researchers at nine institutions in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The overall objective of the MIDA Somalia programme is to strengthen the capacity of state institutions through the recruitment of qualified diaspora professionals to contribute towards achieving the goals stipulated in the National Development Plan of Somalia aligned with the Global Compact on

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The Global Forum will focus the world’s attention on the rights and urgent needs of children and young people, identify and celebrate proven and new solutions to address them, and inspire commitments, drive action and mobilize transformational resources to scale up and advance child rights and meet
7 December 2021, 12:00 PM to 19 December 2021, 4:00 PM
The conference presents results of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) Exploratory Research Activity (ERA) “International migrants in functional urban areas.
9 December 2021, 9:00 to 10:45 AM

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The Hub is a virtual “meeting space” where governments, stakeholders and experts can access and share migration-related information and services. It provides curated content, analysis and information on a variety of topics.

The Hub aims to support UN Member States in the implementation, follow-up and review of the Global Compact for Migration by serving as a repository of existing evidence, practices and initiatives, and facilitating access to knowledge sharing via online discussions, an expert database and demand-driven, tailor-made solutions (launching in 2021).

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