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Returning Migrants Participating in Decision-Making Back Home

What is the relationship between migration and governance, and how does this impact sustainable development? The achievement of the Global Goals requires inclusive, responsive, and equitable processes and institutions, as well as enabling people to become active participants in those processes. Listen to Novelita’s story to understand what mainstreaming migration into governance programmes means in practice. The video is a part of a #MigrationConnection series that have been produced by IOM through the “Mainstreaming Migration into International Cooperation and Development” (MMICD) initiative funded by the EU. For more information, please visit

*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).