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Expertise: Maria Velizarova and THB in Thailand

21 November 2018

In this edition of Expertise, Maria Velizarova, assigned to the MIEUX Action Thailand II, discusses her experience working with the Thai authorities, describing how to tailor the contents of training sessions so as to ensure that they are relevant to the recipients and aimed at resolving practical challenges in the day-to-day workflow of practitioners.

GFMD 2018: MIEUX's side event is confirmed

05 November 2018

As part of the official programme of the 11th Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit, the Republic of Moldova and the joint EU-ICMPD MIgration EU eXpertise Initiative will co-host the side event “What role for capacity building in turning the Global Compact on  Migration into action?” on Friday 07 December at the Orangeraie Room, Palmeraie Conference Center in Marrakesh, between 08.30 and 09:45am. Working language will be English with French interpretation.

Sharing good practices in West Africa

15 October 2018

In early October 2018, MIEUX convened its final Regional Knowledge Sharing Round-table in Cotonou, Benin. The final Round-table was devoted to the region of West Africa and gathered 20+ participants, a mix of partners and experts, from Benin, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Togo among others.  

Cotonou: Migration and Environment

01 October 2018

The joint EU- ICMPD Migration EU eXpertise Initiative (MIEUX) gathered 20 participants, composed of a mix of partner authorities, experts and MIEUX staff, for a two-day workshop in Cotonou, Benin about Migration and Environment. The event is the last of a series of activities executed after the request from the Ministry of Environment of Benin, the Office of Secretary of State of Guinea-Bissau and Ministry of Planning, Development and Land Use of Togo back in 2015.

Sharing good practices in Latin America and the Caribbean

24 September 2018

In July 2018, MIEUX convened the Regional Knowledge Sharing Round-table for Latin America and the Caribbean in Mexico City. The event was co-hosted by the National Institute of Migration and gathered representatives from Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru and MIEUX Experts from Argentina and Spain over two and a half days.

Expertise: Dr. Martin Russell

21 September 2018

In the latest edition of Expertise, MIEUX Expert Dr. Martin Russell, co-founder of the forthcoming DiasporaLab, gives his viewson the evolution and current trends in diaspora engagement, one of the areas that governments, especially across Africa, are developing as part of comprehensive migration and development strategies.

Sharing good practices in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa

20 September 2018

The third Regional Round-table was organised in Nairobi, Kenya, on 5 and 6 September 2018. The event was co-hosted by the Kenyan Department for Immigration Services and gathered representatives from Central African Republic, COMESA, the Democratic Republic of Congo, GIZ, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, and Rwanda. 

MIEUX in 2017: Annual Report

21 June 2018

The 2017 Annual report describes the year’s activities; provides a wealth of data about MIEUX Actions; and features interviews from some of the main players involved in the programme.

Trafficking: understanding the context (1/3)

15 May 2018

This is part one of our three-part special feature on MIEUX Actions in Ghana, Thailand and Timor-Leste on the subject of trafficking in human beings (THB). Today’s article describes the context these activities take place against currents trends as well as the legal and institutional structures set-up to combat THB in each country.

10 years of MIEUX in West Africa

15 February 2018

Starting today, and throughout 2018, MIEUX will publish a new series of ‘Regional Factsheets’ to present highlights, results and recommendations borne from 10 years of experience in each of the regions where it implements Actions: West Africa, Eastern and Southern Africa, Asia, the EU Neighbourhood and Latin America and the Caribbean. The first publication of the series is West Africa.

MIEUX's Top 5 Achievements of 2017

21 December 2017

As 2017 draws to an end, it is time to reflect on what we have accomplished. What have our Actions achieved during these past 12 months in order to advance migration cooperation between EU and partner countries? Here is a selection of five main achievements and nine Actions that illustrate our progress.

MIEUX Reflections: Five ideas that summarise integration

06 October 2017

During a recent study visit to Madrid and Barcelona, MIEUX Associate Project Officer, Mr. Markel Redondo Ibarrondo, felt inspired by the discussions he held with several civil society organisations and government authorities at local and national level on the topic of integration of immigrants.

Integration of migrants at local level: Costa Rica delegation on study visit to Spain

25 September 2017

Between 18 and 22 September 2017, MIEUX organised a study visit for a delegation of four Costa Rican officials from the Ministries of Labour and Social Security, Public Education and the Directorate for Integration and Human Development (DIDH) under the General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners (DGME) to Madrid and Barcelona (Spain). This activity is part of the six-step action designed to support the Costa Rican Directorate General for Migration and Foreigners (DGME) in developing its second National Integration Plan (2018-2022).

MIEUX Reflections: Inspired by Mauritius

18 September 2017

MIEUX Reflections is an ongoing series that provides a space where our Project Staff can share their insights on their recent missions.

On any given week, a member of the MIEUX team, together with a group of experts, can be deployed around the world to support EU partner countries in reviewing, transforming and improving their migration policies.

These missions provide opportunities to interact with the full range of local, regional and/or national actors that are involved in  MIEUX’s activities.

Once on the ground, the many months of preparation come alive, inspiring the Project Staff to go forward and apply Lessons Learnt into new activities.

 

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