• Expert Voice: World Day against Trafficking in Persons  July 30 is World Day against Trafficking in Persons, a day noted by the UN as necessary to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights”. On this occasion ICMPD anti-trafficking experts share their observations and argue why it is crucial to improve the reporting on trafficking.read more

    Expert Voice: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    July 30 is World Day against Trafficking in Persons, a day noted by the UN as necessary to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights”. On this occasion ICMPD anti-trafficking experts share their observations and argue why it is crucial to improve the reporting on trafficking.read more
  • Expert Voice Series: UN Global Compacts for Migration and for Refugees – Thematic Sessions & Discussions Both the Global Compact for Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees will be elaborated through a state-led process of intergovernmental negotiations. The process leading to the adoption of the Compacts is structured by a consultative phase, a stocktaking phase and intergovernmental negotiations. The consultative phase has kicked off and will be commented by our experts in an ongoing series of expert voices. read more

    Expert Voice Series: UN Global Compacts for Migration and for Refugees – Thematic Sessions & Discussions

    Both the Global Compact for Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees will be elaborated through a state-led process of intergovernmental negotiations. The process leading to the adoption of the Compacts is structured by a consultative phase, a stocktaking phase and intergovernmental negotiations. The consultative phase has kicked off and will be commented by our experts in an ongoing series of expert voices. read more
  • Expert Voice: Policy Brief - EU's Return Policy  Eurostat’s latest return statistics for 2016 have good news for EU policy makers: the rate of so-called effective returns reached 50% in 2016. Why are these statistics music to the ears of EU stakeholders? Because the return rates, which are usually used as a main indicator for measuring the effectiveness of the EU’s return policy, increased by approximately 10% over the span of just one year. Return rates to third countries stand even at a 9-year high. But does this tell the whole story? Find out in this policy brief. read more

    Expert Voice: Policy Brief - EU's Return Policy

    Eurostat’s latest return statistics for 2016 have good news for EU policy makers: the rate of so-called effective returns reached 50% in 2016. Why are these statistics music to the ears of EU stakeholders? Because the return rates, which are usually used as a main indicator for measuring the effectiveness of the EU’s return policy, increased by approximately 10% over the span of just one year. Return rates to third countries stand even at a 9-year high. But does this tell the whole story? Find out in this policy brief. read more

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Expert Voice:"The more we look, the more we find" - is this really the best way to reduce human trafficking?
Speaking about the increasing numbers of people identified as victims of modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK, the British National Crime Agency (NCA)’s Vulnerabilities Director Will Kerr stated that “the more we look, the more we find" (BBC News, “Modern Slavery and trafficking ‘in every UK town and city’”, 10 August 2017). This...

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Statement on the occasion of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons
July 30 is World Day against Trafficking in Persons, a day noted by the UN as necessary to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.”

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Project News: 6th Peer-to-Peer on Promoting Equality and Socio-educational Inclusion of Migrants - Towards the construction of an educating city
Turin, July 11-12: The EU and SDC-funded MC2CM project, led by ICMPD, gathered around 30 representatives from local governments and to discuss the issue of equality, and socio-educational inclusion of migrants.

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ICMPD Around the Globe: Silk Routes Partnership - Memorandum with Afghan Minister of Refugees and Repatriation signed
In the framework of the Silk Routes Partnership for Migration the Minister of Refugees and Repatriation of the Government of Afghanistan, Sayed Hussain Alimi Balkhi, and ICMPD´s Director General, Michael Spindelegger signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Istanbul.

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