First session of Loka Kerala Sabha from Jan 12,2018

DATE: 12-Jan-2018

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (UNI) The first session of the two-day Loka Kerala Sabha (LKS), a common platform for Keralites living across the globe, will be held at the Legislative Assembly Complex from January 12. The 351-member LKS shall comprise the Members of the Legislative Assembly and Members ...

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10th People’s Global Action on Migration, Development and Human Rights 3-4 July 2017 Berlin

DATE: 03-Jul-2017

The Global Coalition on Migration (GCM) and Transnational Migrant Platform-Europe (TMP-E) are excited to announce the international launch of the 10th People's Global Action (PGA) on Migration, Development and Human Rights. Civil Society representatives from grassroots migrant, labor, policy, and fa...

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International Day of Abolition of Slavery

DATE: 02-Dec-2016

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV) of 2 December 1949). Th...

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International Migrants’ Day

DATE: 18-Dec-2016

To mark this year’s International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the international community to come together and remember the refugees and migrants who have tragically lost their lives this year. IOM invites the international commu...

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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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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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