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Empowering and leveraging cities’ capacities towards a self-reliance and inclusive city migration governance

Knowledge Platform

Empowering and leveraging cities’ capacities towards a self-reliance and inclusive city migration governance

Cities are at the heart of a mosaic of relationships between our globalized societies and an ever-evolving international migration. In this unprecedented era of increasing urbanization, cities have become the entry point for over 60% of migrants living outside their countries of origin in seek of better livelihood opportunities, quality of life, better education, safety and access to jobs, and services for them and their families.


As “the port of call” for the majority of the world’s migrant populations, cities in raising and magnifying their collective voices are demonstrating in practice how to cooperate and leverage migration in pivot from the migration and mobility perspective to a self-reliance and inclusive perspective.

The world knows that the only way to recover and build back stronger from the Covid-19 crisis is to ensure that no one is left behind. To do so, combined efforts, ownership and shared responsibility between local authorities, national governments, and the international community are key to guarantee lasting solutions and to ensure safe, orderly, and regular migration for all.

 

 

Fecha de publicación
Tipo de material
Destinatarios
Academia
Civil Society
General Public
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Journalist
Migrant Association
Private Sector
All
Autor
Mateo Merchan
Fuente/Editorial
Other Source / Publisher
UN Network on Migration Secretariat
Idioma
Ámbito geográfico
Grupo de trabajo
No
Proceso de revisión regional
No
ODS
SDG.11 - Sustainable Cities And Communities
Indicadores de los ODS
Indicator 10.7.1
Metas de los ODS
Target 10.7
Status
Published

Empowering and leveraging cities’ capacities towards a self-reliance and inclusive city migration governance

Cities are at the heart of a mosaic of relationships between our globalized societies and an ever-evolving international migration. In this unprecedented era of increasing urbanization, cities have become the entry point for over 60% of migrants living outside their countries of origin in seek of better livelihood opportunities, quality of life, better education, safety and access to jobs, and services for them and their families.


As “the port of call” for the majority of the world’s migrant populations, cities in raising and magnifying their collective voices are demonstrating in practice how to cooperate and leverage migration in pivot from the migration and mobility perspective to a self-reliance and inclusive perspective.

The world knows that the only way to recover and build back stronger from the Covid-19 crisis is to ensure that no one is left behind. To do so, combined efforts, ownership and shared responsibility between local authorities, national governments, and the international community are key to guarantee lasting solutions and to ensure safe, orderly, and regular migration for all.

 

 


*Todas las referencias a Kosovo deben entenderse en el contexto de la Resolución 1244 [1999] del Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas.