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ICMPD hosts roundtable event on “Investment Opportunities in Nigeria”

03 May 2021

On 29 April, ICMPD and the American Business Council organised the virtual round table “Investment opportunities in Nigeria”. The round table was hosted by ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger.

On 29 April, ICMPD and the American Business Council organised the virtual round table “Investment opportunities in Nigeria”. The round table was hosted by ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger.

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MIDAM project presents results & pending issues at Project Steering Group Meeting

19 April 2021

Strengthening the Evidence Base for Migration Policies: A Central Migration Data Management Solution for Jordan (MIDAM)" project held its third Project Steering Group (PSG) meeting on March 22, 2021.

Strengthening the Evidence Base for Migration Policies: A Central Migration Data Management Solution for Jordan (MIDAM)" project held its third Project Steering Group (PSG) meeting on March 22, 2021.

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EU4IBM supports enhanced interagency cooperation, coordination and joint risk analysis

19 April 2021

On 15-16 April 2021, ICMPD facilitated a two-day international conference on enhancing interagency cooperation among the national integrated border management (IBM) agencies in Ukraine organised under the EU-funded project “EU Support to Strengthening Integrated Border Management in Ukraine (EU4IBM)”.

On 15-16 April 2021, ICMPD facilitated a two-day international conference on enhancing interagency cooperation among the national integrated border management (IBM) agencies in Ukraine organised under the EU-funded project “EU Support to Strengthening Integrated Border Management in Ukraine (EU4IBM)”.

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ICMPD strengthens Iraq – Lebanon cooperation on border management

13 April 2021

On the 22 March – 1 April 2021, ICMPD facilitated cooperation between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Iraq Border Management authorities through a joint initiative to develop the operational and training expertise on document security and identity. The cooperation also promoted the role of local actors in developing intra-regional solutions to capacity development in the area of border management.

On the 22 March – 1 April 2021, ICMPD facilitated cooperation between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Iraq Border Management authorities through a joint initiative to develop the operational and training expertise on document security and identity. The cooperation also promoted the role of local actors in developing intra-regional solutions to capacity development in the area of border management.

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TALENTAS project concludes with recommendations on talent attraction for Lithuania

12 April 2021

With Lithuania increasingly looking to international talent to drive growth, the TALENTAS project helped the government work towards its goal of attracting and retaining more international students, highly skilled migrants, and Lithuanians living abroad.

With Lithuania increasingly looking to international talent to drive growth, the TALENTAS project helped the government work towards its goal of attracting and retaining more international students, highly skilled migrants, and Lithuanians living abroad.

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ICMPD supports Ukrainian border guard agency for better human resource management

08 April 2021

On 31 March-1 April 2021, ICMPD organised a two-day workshop for the experts of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) aimed at identifying the most relevant concepts, approaches and methodologies for SBGS Human Resources Management Strategy development.

On 31 March-1 April 2021, ICMPD organised a two-day workshop for the experts of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) aimed at identifying the most relevant concepts, approaches and methodologies for SBGS Human Resources Management Strategy development.

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“Strengthening Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon Project” singed a new partnership agreement

02 April 2021

On 29 March, ICMPD signed a partnership agreement with the NATO affiliate Multinational CIMIC Group to provide technical assistance to Lebanese border authorities on civil-military cooperation related themes. The agreement was signed in the framework of the ICMPD project “Strengthening Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon”.

On 29 March, ICMPD signed a partnership agreement with the NATO affiliate Multinational CIMIC Group to provide technical assistance to Lebanese border authorities on civil-military cooperation related themes. The agreement was signed in the framework of the ICMPD project “Strengthening Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon”.

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FReMM holds a Good Practice Workshop on monitoring forced returns for Moldovan stakeholders

26 March 2021

On 24 March, ICMPD organised a workshop for Moldovan stakeholders in the framework of the project “Development of a Forced-Return Monitoring System in the Republic of Moldova” (FReMM) to present them with the EU good practices on monitoring forced returns and identify elements applicable to the country’s context. The workshop gathered representatives from the Moldovan Bureau for Migration and Asylum, People’s Advocates Office of Moldova, the NGO Law Centre of Advocates, as well as ICMPD project and expert team. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the project team organized the workshop remotely.

On 24 March, ICMPD organised a workshop for Moldovan stakeholders in the framework of the project “Development of a Forced-Return Monitoring System in the Republic of Moldova” (FReMM) to present them with the EU good practices on monitoring forced returns and identify elements applicable to the country’s context. The workshop gathered representatives from the Moldovan Bureau for Migration and Asylum, People’s Advocates Office of Moldova, the NGO Law Centre of Advocates, as well as ICMPD project and expert team. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the project team organized the workshop remotely.

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FReM III organises a Training for Forced-Return Monitors in the Netherlands

23 March 2021

On 15-19 March 2021, ICMPD and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) organised a training for forced-return monitors at the Border Security Training Centre of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee in Schiphol, the Netherlands. This activity took place within the EU funded project Forced-Return Monitoring III (FReM III).

On 15-19 March 2021, ICMPD and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) organised a training for forced-return monitors at the Border Security Training Centre of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee in Schiphol, the Netherlands. This activity took place within the EU funded project Forced-Return Monitoring III (FReM III).

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New report on “Communication on Migration” published by MC2CM

22 March 2021

On 17-18 March 2021, the representatives of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) completed a two-day training on enhancing presentation and effective communication skills organised under the EU-funded project "EU Support to Strengthening Integrated Border Management in Ukraine (EU4IBM)" implemented by ICMPD.

On 17-18 March 2021, the representatives of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) completed a two-day training on enhancing presentation and effective communication skills organised under the EU-funded project "EU Support to Strengthening Integrated Border Management in Ukraine (EU4IBM)" implemented by ICMPD.

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New report on “Communication on Migration” published by MC2CM

22 March 2021

The Mediterranean City-to-City Migration (MC2CM) issued a new Thematic Learning Report drawing on the results of the regional event held online and hosted by Municipality of Seville and the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) from 15 to 18 June 2020.

The Mediterranean City-to-City Migration (MC2CM) issued a new Thematic Learning Report drawing on the results of the regional event held online and hosted by Municipality of Seville and the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) from 15 to 18 June 2020.

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Ukrainian border guard officers trained to deliver efficient presentations with EU support

19 March 2021

On 17-18 March 2021, the representatives of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) completed a two-day training on enhancing presentation and effective communication skills organised under the EU-funded project "EU Support to Strengthening Integrated Border Management in Ukraine (EU4IBM)" implemented by ICMPD.

On 17-18 March 2021, the representatives of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) completed a two-day training on enhancing presentation and effective communication skills organised under the EU-funded project "EU Support to Strengthening Integrated Border Management in Ukraine (EU4IBM)" implemented by ICMPD.

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In Focus: ICMPD signs Seat Agreement with the Republic of Azerbaijan

18 March 2021

On 17 March 2021, the ICMPD Director General Mr. Michael Spindelegger and the Chief of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Vusal Huseynov signed the Seat Agreement between ICMPD and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On 17 March 2021, the ICMPD Director General Mr. Michael Spindelegger and the Chief of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Vusal Huseynov signed the Seat Agreement between ICMPD and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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Project News: ICMPD Silk Routes in Pakistan organised handover ceremony for FIA in Pakistan

12 March 2021

Within the framework of the Integrated Border Management (IBM) in the Silk Routes Countries project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by ICMPD, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) of Pakistan was given 100 books on Basic Knowledge Document Recognition and 100 magnifiers for FIA’s front line Immigration Officers. FIA and ICMPD jointly organised a handover ceremony on Wednesday, 10 March 2021.

Within the framework of the Integrated Border Management (IBM) in the Silk Routes Countries project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by ICMPD, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) of Pakistan was given 100 books on Basic Knowledge Document Recognition and 100 magnifiers for FIA’s front line Immigration Officers. FIA and ICMPD jointly organised a handover ceremony on Wednesday, 10 March 2021.

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Project News: MOMENTA project launches new handbook on migration reporting for journalists

03 March 2021

The Handbook on Reporting Migration has been developed within the framework of the MOMENTA 2 (Migration Media Training Academy) project, funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and implemented by ICMPD in 2020.

The Handbook on Reporting Migration has been developed within the framework of the MOMENTA 2 (Migration Media Training Academy) project, funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and implemented by ICMPD in 2020.

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