ICMPD at the 12th Global Forum on Migration and Development
ICMPD participates at the 12th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit in the framework of numerous projects. The Forum, which is held in Quito, Ecuador, during the week of 20 - 24 January 2020, welcomes about 1000 policy makers and practitioners in the field of migration and development from all world regions and representatives from international organisations are attending the forum.
ICMPD has actively supported the Ecuadorian Chairmanship and the Forum’s thematic priorities during 2019 through joint EU-ICMPD MIgration EU Expertise (MIEUX) Initiative. As a reputable voice in the topics of narratives towards migrants and migration and city-level governance of migration, which form part of the official programme, ICMPD has also been invited to share the experiences arising from the EUROMED IV and Mediterranean City-To-City projects.
The recently launched EU Global Diaspora Facility is presented during the Platform for Partnerships, a space devoted to exchanging practices, policies and lessons learned that promote international cooperation in the field of migration and development.