Group work during the 2018 Regional Knowledge Sharing Roundtable in Bangkok

MIEUX+ debuted in April 2020 and received expressions of interest for capacity building activities from authorities in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean and the EU Neighbourhood. After a few months of preparation, activities are set to resume in the last quarter of 2020, both on-site and virtually. Migration experts with different areas of expertise are invited to register their profile on the MIEUX+ Expert Roster or to update their profile if already registered. Visit our FAQs to know more about the general terms of employment.

New phase, new Actions

The first set of Actions starting in late 2020 will be the continuation of previous projects undertaken in Costa Rica, and Mexico and are described below. The profile for the experts is available below and in the current call for expertsThis call will be updated on a rolling basis as new requests are processed. We advise interested parties to check back regularly, as new opportunities for collaboration will arise in the coming months.

Costa Rica: protocol to assist asylum seekers and migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Ministry of Governance and Police of Costa Rica, through its General Directorate for Migration and Immigration, together with the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, have requested support from MIEUX+ to work on a protocol to assist and protect migrants during crises, such as the current COVID-19 emergency. A second component of the Action would be to offer training on migration and health to Ministry of Health officials.

For this Action, MIEUX+ is looking for European experts with experience in crisis management and training on the topic of migration and health. Experience in the Latin America region and Spanish fluency is an asset.

Register or update your profile for a chance to join the team of migration experts working on this Action.

Mexico: first-line assistance to migrants

The National Institute of Migration under the Mexican Ministry of Interior, has requested support to implement the “Protocol of attention to migrants in massive flows in Mexico” developed in a recently concluded Action. Also, new dispositions, including internal guidelines and communication tools to migrants, will be produced to provide first-line assistance to migrants at Migrant Reception Centres throughout the different States during health contingencies.

MIEUX+ is looking for several experts with experience in communications, capacity building methodologies, drafting skills, and experience of migration management in crisis situations, in particular health-related contingencies, in EU MS. Experience in the Latin America region and Spanish fluency is an asset.

Register or update your profile for a chance to join the team of migration experts working on this Action.

Sharing EU knowledge through peer-to-peer Actions

Since launching operations in 2009, MIEUX has provided an open and much-needed facility to request capacity building activities and EU expertise, allowing sharing of knowledge and practices between practitioners in all areas of migration, enhancing migration governance at various levels.

Between 2009 and 2019, MIEUX has deployed 340 experts worldwide, who have collaborated on the formulation of public policies, conducted training programmes, and enabled knowledge exchange between public institutions worldwide.

This dedicated group of professionals is at the heart of every MIEUX Action; it is worth noting that 97% have valued their experience as beneficial to their careers.

Register or update your profile in the MIEUX Expert Roster

Visit our FAQs to know more about the general terms of employment.

For greater insight into the experiences of former experts, read the interviews in our series Expertise.