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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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.

STREAMinG Phase 2: Moot Court Competition on Trafficking in Human Beings, named after Giorgi Margiani

15 February 2024


On 13-15 December 2023, a Moot Court Competition on Trafficking in Human Beings took place in a collaborative effort between the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, and the Training Centre of Justice of Georgia. The event, held within the framework of the EU-funded STREAMinG Phase 2 project, aimed to raise awareness on the critical issue of human trafficking. 

Inspire Project: Validation workshop to finalise the design of the skills partnership scheme between Ghana and Germany

08 February 2024

Ghana, Germany

On 23 January 2024, the final step of the scheme development and design process took place, with the Inspire project bringing together Ghanaian government officials, employment agencies, as well as representatives of the German Embassy and the Ghana-European Centre in Ghana and experts. The Inspire project facilitated a workshop to thoroughly discuss and validate the outcome of more than a year-long consultations.

Portugal’s Chairmanship of the Rabat Process launched at high-level event in Morocco

06 February 2024

Morocco, Portugal

On 1 February 2024, Morocco handed over the Chairmanship of the Rabat Process to Portugal at a Senior Officials Meeting held in Rabat. Portugal will chair the migration dialogue for one year and prioritise specific areas of the Dialogue’s current action plan.

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.