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Border deaths and migration policies: State and non-state approaches

IOM’s GMDAC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and other partners organized an international conference on migrant deaths and disappearances in Amsterdam on 14-15 June.

Migration Governance Indicators assessment in Brazil

Susanne Melde (Senior Analyst, IOM´s GMDAC) presented the results of the Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) assessment in Brazil and its links to SDG indicator 10.7.2 during a high-level meeting at the National School of Public Administration in Brasilia on 19 June. The meeting was attended by 20 representatives from different ministries, who commented on the results of the assessment presented. In particular the rights-based approach to migration in Brazil’s 2017 Migration Law was discussed.

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Development – access and contribution to basic services

The German Federal Foreign Office and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development along with IOM’s GMDAC hosted the twelfth seminar in the Migration and Development Debate Series in Berlin on 22 June. The seminar, “Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Development – access and contribution to basic services”, included insights from Dr. Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Senior Research Fellow for Migration, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), and Veronika Richler, Social Worker at SOLWODI (Solidarity with women in distress).

IOM and European Commission launch Big Data for Migration Alliance

On 25 June 2018, the European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) launched the Big Data for Migration Alliance (BD4M). 

When we think of migrants, why not include Einstein and Ronaldo?

Many footballers, Oscar nominees and Nobel laureates are migrants. It’s time to overturn stereotypes about migration. IOM´s GMDAC Jasper Tjaden writes for The Guardian.

Missing Migrants Project records more than 6,000 migrant deaths for third consecutive year

On 23 February IOM’s Missing Migrants Project (MMP) released its summary figures for 2017.

IOM and McKinsey launch report on the value of migration data at the World Economic Forum

IOM´s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre and McKinsey Centre for Government (MCG) jointly released a report to highlight the value of migration data at Davos’ World Economic Forum on 24 January 2018.

Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography and IOM's Data Analysis Centre organized workshop on Big Data

The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and IOM's Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organized a workshop on “Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: From case studies to policy support” at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra on 30 November.

Training workshop on international migration data sources and migration data for SDG monitoring

Marzia Rango and Denis Kierans of delivered a training on “International Migration Data Sources and Migration Data for SDG Monitoring” to Egyptian officials of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) in Cairo on 7-8 November.

Launch of the handbook for improving the production and use of migration data for development

Susanne Melde was among the panelists during the launch of the “Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development” which took place in the UN Headquarters in New York on 18 December.

Border deaths and migration policies: State and non-state approaches

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Border deaths and migration policies: State and non-state approaches

IOM’s GMDAC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and other partners organized an international conference on migrant deaths and disappearances in Amsterdam on 14-15 June.

Migration Governance Indicators assessment in Brazil

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Migration Governance Indicators assessment in Brazil

Susanne Melde (Senior Analyst, IOM´s GMDAC) presented the results of the Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) assessment in Brazil and its links to SDG indicator 10.7.2 during a high-level meeting at the National School of Public Administration in Brasilia on 19 June.

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Development – access and contribution to basic services

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Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Development – access and contribution to basic services

The German Federal Foreign Office and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development along with IOM’s GMDAC hosted the twelfth seminar in the Migration and Development Debate Series in Berlin on 22 June.

IOM and European Commission launch Big Data for Migration Alliance

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IOM and European Commission launch Big Data for Migration Alliance

On 25 June 2018, the European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) launched the Big Data for Migration Alliance (BD4M). 

When we think of migrants, why not include Einstein and Ronaldo?

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When we think of migrants, why not include Einstein and Ronaldo?

Many footballers, Oscar nominees and Nobel laureates are migrants. It’s time to overturn stereotypes about migration. IOM´s GMDAC Jasper Tjaden writes for The Guardian.

Missing Migrants Project records more than 6,000 migrant deaths for third consecutive year

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Missing Migrants Project records more than 6,000 migrant deaths for third consecutive year

On 23 February IOM’s Missing Migrants Project (MMP) released its summary figures for 2017.

IOM and McKinsey launch report on the value of migration data at the World Economic Forum

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IOM and McKinsey launch report on the value of migration data at the World Economic Forum

IOM´s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre and McKinsey Centre for Government (MCG) jointly released a report to highlight the value of migration data at Davos’ World Economic Forum on 24 January 2018.

Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography and IOM's Data Analysis Centre organized workshop on Big Data

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Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography and IOM's Data Analysis Centre organized workshop on Big Data

The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and IOM's Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organized a workshop on “Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: From case studies to policy support” at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra on 30 November.

Training workshop on international migration data sources and migration data for SDG monitoring

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Training workshop on international migration data sources and migration data for SDG monitoring

Marzia Rango and Denis Kierans of delivered a training on “International Migration Data Sources and Migration Data for SDG Monitoring” to Egyptian officials of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) in Cairo on 7-8 November.

Launch of the handbook for improving the production and use of migration data for development

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Launch of the handbook for improving the production and use of migration data for development

Susanne Melde was among the panelists during the launch of the “Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development” which took place in the UN Headquarters in New York on 18 December.