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Launch of the Spanish version of IOM’s Migration Data Portal

The Spanish-language version of the Global Migration Data Portal was launched in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 20 August 2019.

Migration data mapping in Ethiopia

Kenza Aggad, Data and Policy Analyst, and Elisa Mosler Vidal, Research and Data Officer at IOM’s GMDAC, attended a workshop on migration data mapping in Bishoftu, Ethiopia, from 23–25 July 2019, to support the Central Statistical Agency’s (CSA) migration statistics production.

Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health

Carla Rojas Paz (Migration Data Editor, IOM’s GMDAC) participated in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Europe Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health, in Çeşme, Turkey from 15–19 July 2019.

UN Expert Group Meeting on improving migration data for global processes

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) organized an expert group meeting on improving migration data in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in New York, from 1–3 July 2019.

International Metropolis Conference 2019

Marzia Rango (Research and Data Officer, IOM’s GMDAC) attended the annual International Metropolis Conference in Ottawa, Canada, from 24–28 June 2019.

IOM's GMDAC celebrates 4th anniversary

September 7, 2019, marks IOM’s GMDAC fourth anniversary. Read our key achievements and our most important ongoing projects.

Understanding Migration in the 21st century

The 16th annual IMISCOE conference was organized at the University of Malmö, Sweden between June 26-28 2019.

Strengthening Migration Data discussed during MIDSA in Southern Africa

The annual Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) in Windhoek, Namibia, took place between 24-28 June 2019. Aamong other topics the event was dedicated to discussions on ways to strengthen migration data collection and analysis in the region.

How Migration Governance Indicators contribute to SDG monitoring: Preliminary outcomes unveiled at HLPF 2019

Governments will present outcomes of Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) assessments during a side-event on the margins of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on SDGs in New York on 17 July 2019. 

Call for Proposals: International Forum on Migration Statistics

IOM, OECD and UNDESA will jointly organise the second International Forum on Migration Statistics in Cairo from 20-21 January 2020. The Call for papers and parallel sessions is open until 09 September 2019.