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International Human Rights Days

DATE: 10-Dec-2016

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10th December. This day is celebrated internationally to honor 10th Dec 1948, when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Palais de Challoit, Paris after the experience of the Second World War. This was one of the first ma...

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16 days of Activism to Combat Violence against Women

DATE: 25-Nov-2016

The migrant's month this year is very much significant as MFA will be having its General Forum and will play a key role in the organizing of this year's People's Global Action on Migration, Development, and Human Rights (PGA) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A lot of us will be there as a collective effort to ...

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Asylum Reception in the European Union: A Flexible Model for the Future?

DATE: 13-Apr-2016

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 14:00 CEST / 13:00 WEST & BST / 8:00 A.M. ET Where: MPI Europe Webinar Speakers: Michael Kegels, Director of Operational Services, Fedasil Belgium Jamil Addou, Coordinator of the Quality Division, Centre for Training, Quality, and Expertise, European Asyl...

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL DIARY NOTE 29 March 2016

DATE: 31-Mar-2016

On 31 March 2016, Amnesty International will launch a new report exposing the exploitation of migrant workers on World Cup sites in Qatar. Based on interviews with more than 200 migrant workers, mostly from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the report will for the first time document conditions for pe...

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GFMD meeting in Dhaka this year

DATE: 17-Mar-2016

Bangladesh will host the 9th meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) this year. The date of the event is yet to be announced. The 8th GFMD meeting was held in Istanbul, Turkey in October 2015. Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque and Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Empl...

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Govt urged to include grassroots level migrants’ voice in GFMD 2016

DATE: 17-Mar-2016

To facilitate the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) which Bangladesh will host for the first time in December this year, a national civil society forum comprising 43 organisations was formed yesterday. The forum titled Bangladesh Civil Society Coordination Committee (BCSCC) called ...

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Sushma Swaraj Meets Nepal Prime Minister Ahead Of SAARC Summit

DATE: 17-Mar-2016

Sushma Swaraj Meets Nepal Prime Minister Ahead Of SAARC Summit All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: March 17, 2016 13:21 IST by Taboola Sponsored Links Sponsored The MBA Banker Who Survived A Serious Accident (BigDecisions Quiz) Salary Credited! Take the Wise Step Now, Start a SIP (My...

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Top 10 Migration Issues of 2015

DATE: 28-Jan-2016

The year 2015 was punctuated by a series of migration crises, from the unrelenting flows of asylum seekers and migrants to Europe’s shores and displacement from new and ongoing conflicts in places such as Yemen and Ukraine, to the Nepal earthquake. In this edition of the Migration Information Sour...

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Focusing on Protection: Previewing Upcoming High-Level Fora on Migration

DATE: 27-Jan-2016

Speakers: Peter Sutherland, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for International Migration T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Senior Fellow, MPI, and former Deputy UN High Commissioner for Refugees Moderator: Kathleen Newland, Senior Fellow and Co-Founder, MPI With global displace...

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OurHands campaign

DATE: 31-Dec-2015

Migrant Forum in Asia and Christian Aid, along with our many campaign supporters from around the world, are excited to celebrate May Day with the soft launch of a new social media campaign - #OurHands. This campaign will engage domestic workers around the world in learning about and advocating for t...

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