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United Nations Network on Migration Workplan

Workplan 2021-2022

Thematic Priority 1: Ensuring inclusion of migrants and the GCM in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts

  • The Network issued a statement on equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for migrants. It is accessible here.
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Network Policy Brief on COVID-19 and migrants drafted and disseminated at country, regional and global levels
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Practical framework for inclusion of migrants in national COVID -19 vaccination programmes and other public health and recovery measures
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Technical support to countries through National UN Networks, Champion Countries and UNCTs, including webinar and technical briefings on promoting the inclusion of migrants in national vaccine deployment and vaccination programme:

    The group have informally briefed a group of Member States in Geneva
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Support UNCTs in including migration/GCM in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts
    Timeline: 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • As recommended by the Deputies Committee, addressing forced returns during the COVID-19 pandemic, including through an advocacy strategy and drawing on tools produced by TWG on returns and reintegration
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Implementing joint initiatives to foster the socio-economic (re)integration of migrants in COVID-19 recovery efforts and beyond.
    Timeline: 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Thematic Priority 2: Utilizing the GCM to realize the SDGs and reduce inequalities

  • The Network issued a statement on the GCM and sustainable development for the HLPF. It is available here.
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Network paper on migration and inequalities
    Timeline: 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Thematic Priority 3: Operationalizing the recommendations from the Network policy brief on “The impact of COVID-19 on family remittances”

  • Support the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion in the review of their national remittance plans and on the impact of COVID-19 on remittances, through linking with the Remittance Community Task Force (RCTF)
    Timeline: 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Support the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) summit in June through Network Coordinator and members’ engagement
    Timeline: Q2 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Support the International Day of Family Remittances (IFDR) campaign 2021 through Network statement on June 16 and engagement in the campaign. View here
    Timeline: Q2 2021 
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Thematic Priority 4: Support to the implementation of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and GCM Commitments on climate change and migration

  • Develop technical guidance for the country-level and regional Networks in their support to governments for COP 26
    Timeline: 2021 - 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Establish dialogue on practices, knowledge and enhanced collaboration with stakeholder and state led initiatives in coordination with external stakeholders/initiatives working on other forms of human mobility (i.e. displacement and planned relocation)
    Timeline: 2021 - 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Ensure cross fertilization of messages on climate change and migration, including with GCM Champion countries.
    Timeline: 2021 - 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Thematic Priority 5: Ensuring migrant protection through strengthened responses to migrant smuggling

  • Network Statement on “Ensuring migrant protection through strengthened criminal justice responses to migrant smuggling, in line with the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol and Objective 9 of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” (17 May – Opening of the CCPCJ). View here
    Timeline: Q2 2021 
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Network Side event at the ECOSOC Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on: “Ensuring migrant protection through strengthened criminal justice responses to migrant smuggling, in line with the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol and Objective 9 of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration”.
    Timeline: Q2 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Thematic Priority 6: Enhancing the application of anti-discrimination dimensions, including against racism, xenophobia and intolerance into the work of the Network

  • Statement marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. View here
    Timeline: Q1 2021 and Q2 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Hold an Anti- discrimination Events Series including discussion space on Migration Network Hub and Listening Sessions on anti- discrimination, including issues based on racism xenophobia and intolerance, in GCM implementation to identify challenges, develop priorities and gather promising practices
    Timeline: Q2 and Q3 2021 and ongoing

 

  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Develop policy and knowledge products among Network members and stakeholders, and support dissemination of existing ones
    Timeline: Q2 and Q3 2021 and ongoing
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Support GCM Champion countries to act as champions of non- discriminatory GCM implementation, refer, either in action or in statement, and promote a model for exchange of anti-discrimination practices
    Timeline: 2021 - 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Promote the non- discriminatory implementation of the GCM through capacity-building trainings in pilot countries or regions
    Timeline: Q1 and 2 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Thematic Priority 7: Enhancing the application of anti-discrimination dimensions, including discrimination based on gender into the work of the Network

  • Hold an Anti-discrimination Events Series including discussion space on Migration Network Hub and Listening Sessions on anti- discrimination, including issues based on gender in GCM implementation to identify challenges, develop priorities and gather promising practices
    Timeline: Q2 and Q3 2021 and ongoing
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Develop policy and knowledge products among Network members and stakeholders, and support dissemination of existing ones, such as UN Women’s Policies and Practice Guide on gender-responsive GCM implementation
    Timeline: Q2 – Q4 2021
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Support GCM Champion countries to act as champions of gender-responsive GCM implementation, refer, either in action or in statement
    Timeline: 2021- 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

 

  • Promote the gender-responsive implementation of the GCM through capacity-building trainings in pilot countries or regions
    Timeline: Q1 and 2 2022
  • Yet to start
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Workplan 2019-2020