ICMPD’s Steering Group Chairmanship handover from Türkiye to Greece

In the context of Greece’s 2024 Chairmanship of the Steering Group of ICMPD, the Greek Permanent Delegation to the EU together with ICMPD’s Brussels Mission hosted a high-level event on “A holistic approach for balanced migration partnerships”. 

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ICMPD Migration Outlook 2024

The ICMPD Migration Outlook is published at the beginning of every new year. In the 2024 edition, you will find the ten most pressing issues to look out for this year, as well as origins, key events and trends in migration policy.

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The Netherlands joins the European migration organisation ICMPD

The Netherlands becomes the 20th Member State of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

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ICMPD responds to the Ukraine refugee situation

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ICMPD hosts exchanges on the recovery of Ukraine and the future of temporary protection

04 March 2024

Ukraine, *European Union

Marking two years of war, of resilience and resistance, of support by the EU public, and of institutional support through the Temporary Protection Directive, ICMPD hosted two events focusing on two critical topics: the recovery of Ukraine and the future for people under temporary protection. These events provided an important opportunity to commemorate, take stock, and look ahead, in conjunction with the Mission of Ukraine, with a focus on what can come after temporary protection and how Ukraine’s human capital can contribute to the recovery of the country. 

EMLINK Call for Applications: short-term mobility programme in Belgium for Georgian start-ups

01 March 2024

Belgium, Georgia

International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in the framework of the EU-funded project “Strengthening the Partnership between Belgium and Georgia through Temporary Mobility of Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneurial Mobility Link” (EMLINK) is launching the call for start-ups! 

Inspire Project concludes promoting innovative skills partnerships for sustainable development

01 March 2024

*Eastern Partnership region, *Western Balkans, Africa

On February 20, the Inspire Project concluded its two-year implementation with a closing event in Brussels, organised by ICMPD. Seventy-two participants (online and in-person) were brought together to reflect on the journey and accomplishments, including representatives from the public and private sectors of Inspire's focus countries, national and international organisations, migration specialists, and the European Commission.

Attracting Young Talents Contest kicks off under the scope of the EU Scholarships Project

28 February 2024


The European Union Scholarships Project launches in collaboration with ICMPD, Ankara University, Hasan Kalyoncu University, and the Marmara Municipalities Union. The initiative aims to foster higher education access and bolster employment pathways for students under temporary protection (SuTPs), international protection (IPs), and Turkish citizens. 

SCOP 3.1 project carries out a Border Assessment Mission in Moldova

27 February 2024

Moldova (Republic of)

On 19-23 February, Moldova hosted a border assessment exercise carried out by ICMPD experts within the framework of SCOP 3.1 project. The purpose was to take stock of current infrastructure, equipment, and training needs along Integrated Border Management (IBM) key areas. 

NAVRR Project enhances the community engagement of Türkiye’s National Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Mechanism

23 February 2024


On 22-23 February 2024, the NAVRR project organised a dynamic workshop on the establishment of the Community Engagement Programme, in a collaborative effort between ICMPD and the Presidency of Migration Management. The event brought together key stakeholders including representatives from the Presidency of Migration Management, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, the Turkish Red Crescent, and local NGOs.

Where We Work

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ICMPD projects

ICMPD has projects in a number of different countries. To find out more about where we work, click on a country to learn more about the projects.