Press Release: ICMPD establishes Coordination and Cooperation Center for Migration in the Mediterranean Valletta, 25 May 2016 – Six months after the Valletta Summit of Migration there are concerns that the Mediterranean could again be the epicentre of irregular migration-flows. With this in mind, the Foreign Minister of Malta, George Vella, and the Director General of ICMPD (International Center for...read more
ICMPD contributes to 12th Central Asia Border Security Initiative (CABSI) Conference
From 27-28 April, Bishkek hosted the 12th Central Asia Border Security Initiative Conference, gathering over 100 international participants to discuss modern integrated border management (IBM) approach to strengthen the security of borders while facilitating legitimate movements and trade.
Cooperating at local level to ensure coherence between migration and development
The fifth in a series of workshops on the migration and development nexus, organised by ICMPD for the Directorate General of Migration Management, took place in Istanbul on 31 March – 1 April.
Integrated Border Management is not a ‘one size fits all’ concept
With the increasing mobility of persons and goods in times of fear of terrorism and organised crime, states need to ensure the right balance between open, while at the same time secured and controlled borders. ‘Integrated Border Management’ (IBM) can combine these two objectives.