13 February 2018

Thematic Focus: General

Global Compact for Migration mini round-up:

Conversation on the Global Compact for Migration and Zero Draft, New York, 9 Feb. 2018 [info]
- Listen to this event in two parts: Part IPart II.

Cultivating a New Bargain on Migration: Three Recommendations for the Global Compact (CGD Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]

*Expert Views: Good and Bad News in the Draft Global Migration Compact (Refugees Deeply, Feb. 2018) [text]

MMP Note on the Zero Draft of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (Mixed Migration Platform, Feb. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"New UN Global Compact on Migration Moves Ahead," Devex, 8 Feb. 2018 [text]

On a Right(s) Path? My First Thoughts on the Zero Draft of the Global Compact #ForMigration (GFMD, Migration, Development & Human Rights Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]


Deeply Talks: What to Watch on Refugees and Migration in 2018 (Refugees Deeply, Feb. 2018) [access]
- Follow link for podcast.

Delving into the Work of #EGRIS on Official Statistics (JIPS, Feb. 2018) [text]

Deterring Emigration with Foreign Aid: An Overview of Evidence from Low-Income Countries, Policy Paper, no. 119  (Center for Global Development, Feb. 2018) [text]
- See also related summary and Guardian article.

NGO Reaction to the Zero Draft of the Global Compact on Refugees’ Programme of Action (DRC et al., Feb. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Political Predicament and Agency of Refugees, Oxford, 17 Jan. 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Trump Nominee for U.N. Migration Post Called Muslims Violent, Christians Top Priority," Washington Post, 3 Feb. 2018 [text]
- See also related Washington Post editorial.

UnSettlement: Urban Displacement in the 21st Century - Research Agenda and Call for Partners (IDMC, Feb. 2018) [text]
- "We are embarking on a programme of research that will involve partnerships with a wide range of experts and institutions. For this, we invite those interested to join our effort to help us answer the many questions raised in this paper."

Urban Myths? Debunking Claims about Displacement in Cities (IDMC Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]

While the Migration Agenda Moves Forward, IDPs Keep Getting Side-tracked (IDMC Blog, Jan. 2018) [text]

"Who Gets the Right to Stay?," Boston Review, 23 Jan. 2018 [text]


JIPS Essential Toolkit (Joint IDP Profiling Service) [access]
- "[A] collection of easily accessible tools and methodology guides for conducting a profiling exercise from start to finish. The toolkit is built from our collective experiences working in the field, so our colleagues and partners around the world don’t need to start from scratch each time."


Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Global Compact on Refugees Round-up (9 Feb. 2018)
- News: "Zero Draft" of Global Compact on Migration (6 Feb. 2018)
- News: "Zero Draft" of Global Compact on Refugees (31 Jan. 2018)
- Thematic Focus: General (25 Jan. 2018)

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