News

GMDAC´s data migration experts participate in conferences, workshops and events across the world. An indicative list of these events, as well as other GMDAC-related news.

  • GMDAC celebrates 2 years

    On September 7, IOM´s Global Migration Analysis Centre celebrates two years of presence since its launch in 2015. Read more about its key achievements in this short presentation.

  • Disaster and Climate-induced Displacement & Mobility – Challenge of the 21st century

    The German Federal Foreign Office and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development along with IOM’s Data Analysis Centre hosted the ninth seminar in the Migration and Development Debate Series in Berlin on 31st August.

  • GMDAC's Jasper Tjaden facilitates training on the ECOWAS guidelines

    Jasper Tjaden (Data and Survey Officer, IOM GMDAC) facilitated a training on the ECOWAS guidelines in Banjul, the Gambia on August 4.

  • GFMD Summit side event co-organized by IOM, UNDESA, OECD

    IOM´s Data Analysis Centre, OECD´s Migration Division, UNDESA´s Population Division and Statistics Division, the Overseas Development Institute and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation jointly organized..

  • Launch of the comparative MECLEP report in Brussels

    IOM´s GMDAC Director Frank Laczko and Susanne Melde, Research and Policy Officer, participated in the launch of the final report from the “Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy” (MECLEP) project in Brussels on 16 June.

  • Global Conference on Children on the Move

    Frank Laczko, IOM GMDAC Director, highlighted the importance of data during a solution-oriented session at the Global Conference on Children on the Move in Berlin from 12-13 June.

  • Regional training of trainers on Migration Data and Management

    Ann Singleton, Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol/Senior Adviser to GMDAC, and Denis Kierans, Data and Research Officer, co-facilitated a regional training of trainers on migration data collection and management in Abuja, Nigeria from 22-24 May.

  • GMDAC is looking for a Migration Data Editor

    IOM´s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre is looking for a Migration Data Editor (Consultant Basis) to support on a range of data-related projects including the Global Migration Data Portal, the Missing Migrants Project, the Fatal Journeys Project and census data analysis.

  • GMDAC Director Frank Laczko discusses smuggling data

    The director of IOM´s Data Analysis Centre, Frank Laczko, talks to MINDS Global Spotlight project about available data on smuggling and data collected by the Missing Migrants Project. 

  • Expert workshop on irregular migration data

    IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre recently hosted an expert workshop, Measuring Irregular Migration: Innovative Data Practices to discuss recent practices on collecting data on irregular migration.