ICMPD opens more Migrant Resource Centres in Iraq, Pakistan

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) opens new Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in Iraq and Pakistan. The MRCs promote safe and regular migration processes for prospective migrants, fight trafficking and people-smuggling through raising awareness, provide pre-departure counselling for emigrants, post-arrival briefings to migrant workers and offer re-integration support for the returnees.

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Breaking taboos: EU asylum and migration policy since 2020

This commentary reflects on the major migration-related policy developments over the past four years that influenced or culminated in the EU’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum. It describes a radically changed landscape since 2020, when governments — principally out of realpolitik — broke taboos, one by one, right across the migration policy spectrum, a trend which looks set to continue after the European elections on 6-9 June.

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ICMPD Annual Report 2023

The Annual Report takes stock of the milestones, opportunities and challenges in the past year, along with recurring issues that have surfaced to reshape the migration discourse.

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The EU Global Diaspora Facility celebrates 5 years of impactful diaspora-development

19 June 2024

*Global

The 19 June 2024 marks five years of the EU Global Diaspora Facility (EUDiF), based at ICMPD’s Brussels office. Simultaneously, EUDiF celebrates the end of its first phase and starts a second to continue its work to support an informed, inclusive and impactful diaspora-development ecosystem. 

C2CMMD working towards reshaping the narrative on migration in Africa

14 June 2024

Zimbabwe

From 3-7 June 2024, ICMPD and the African Union Commission (AUC) organised a Simulation Training in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe with participants from the media and from CSOs to test the training on “Migration in Africa – Myths and Reality”.

Inauguration of Nordic Cooperation on Return and Reintegration in Iraq (NORAQ) Framework

11 June 2024

Iraq

On June 4 2024, the Nordic countries launched NORAQ (Nordic Support on Return and Reintegration in Iraq), a joint initiative aimed at addressing the multifaceted challenges of migration management in Iraq. The inauguration ceremony took place in Baghdad marking a step towards enhanced cooperation and support for Iraq's migration and reintegration efforts.

Call for Applications: MMPAF Scholarships for Fall 2024

10 June 2024

The Moving the Migration Policy Agenda Forward (MMPAF) taking place online in autumn 2024 has an open call for scholarship applicants. This collaborative effort, is funded by the European Union (EU) through the Migration Partnership Facility (MPF) of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), and implemented by UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University.

ICMPD opens more Migrant Resource Centres in Iraq, Pakistan

07 June 2024

Iraq, Pakistan

VIENNA, 6 June 2024 – The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) opens new Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in Iraq and Pakistan. The MRCs promote safe and regular migration processes for prospective migrants, fight trafficking and people-smuggling through raising awareness, provide pre-departure counselling for emigrants, post-arrival briefings to migrant workers and offer re-integration support for the returnees.

NAVRR Project promotes Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) engagement

06 June 2024

Türkiye

On June 5 2024, Türkiye’s National Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Mechanism (NAVRR) Project, implemented by the Representation of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in Türkiye, organized a training and consultation session for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) as part of four strategic sessions on the understanding and involvement in Türkiye’s NAVRR Mechanism.

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