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Promoting New Kinds of Legal Labour Migration Pathways Between Europe and Africa
October 24, 2019
The arrival of a new leadership team in Brussels provides an opportunity for Europe to reinvigorate its role as a global development power and to build a true partnership with its continental neighbour, Africa. These tasks have never been more urgent. Read here for recommendations on migration.
Maximizing the Shared Benefits of Legal Migration Pathways: Lessons from Germany’s Skills Partnerships
July 15, 2019
Germany is one country piloting and implementing projects that can help alleviate such demographic pressures and maximize the potential mutual benefits of legal labor migration.
Unpacking the Relationship between Migration and Development to Help Policymakers Address Africa-Europe Migration
April 03, 2019
European policymakers are currently meeting in Brussels. Top of the agenda: controlling irregular migration from Africa. To make this work, here’s what they need to understand about the relationship between migration and development.
The Jordan Compact: Three Years on, Where Do We Stand?
March 11, 2019
The 2016 Jordan Compact was game-changing to how host countries and the international community respond to protracted refugee situations.
Toward Medium-Term Solutions for Rohingya Refugees and Hosts in Bangladesh: Mapping Potential Responsibility-Sharing Contributions
February 07, 2019
Bangladesh is providing a significant global public good by hosting nearly one million Rohingya refugees, including 700,000 who fled violence carried out with “genocidal intent” in 2017. The international community has an opportunity to recognize Bangladesh’s contributions through ...
10 Steps to Implementing the Global Compact for Migration through Global Skill Partnerships
December 06, 2018
With proper design, Global Skill Partnerships offer governments a new tool—alongside the old, unilateral tools—to maximize the benefits of migration.
A Tool to Implement the Global Compact for Migration: Ten Key Steps for Building Global Skill Partnerships
December 04, 2018
The world needs better ways to manage international migration for this century. Those better ways finally have a roadmap: the Global Compact for Migration. And one promising tool is Global Skill Partnerships.
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Long Story Short #34: What the 'migrant caravan' means for US aid (Devex)
November 06, 2018
IDA Funding for Refugees and Hosts: 5 Ways to Improve and Why We Need More
November 06, 2018
On average, a refugee is displaced for 10 years, and after being displaced for five years, the average jumps to more than 20 years. The world could no longer ignore this reality in 2015, when more than one million asylum seekers and migrants arrived to Europe seeking refuge and opportunity. The...