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On 14 February 2023, MIEUX+ co-organised a presentation together with the Human Rights Commissioner of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Centre for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation and Adaptation for Women and Children ‘Rodnik’, to conclude the Kazakhstan II project.
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2022 was a watershed moment for migration governance, as the war in Ukraine and its repercussions have triggered levels of displacement unseen since World War II, nearing the total numbers of refugees to the 2015-2016 figures. Also other destination regions witnessed similar developments throughout the year.
This article looks back on the past 12 months of MIEUX+ Actions. The new reality brought on by the partial recovery from COVID-19 has shifted certain priorities and needs on the ground for MIEUX+ partners.
For the second time since the beginning of the current phase, MIEUX+ is launching its annual report in video format. The annual report highlights the main projects and milestones accomplished between April 2021 and May 2022.
Kazakhstan is a country of origin, destination and transit for many migrants in Central Asia. It is the second time that we work with Kazakh partners (read more about Kazakhstan I), and for this project, we are bringing government officials and civil society organisations to collaborate together towards a common goal: inform migrant families with children about their rights.
For our project in Kazakhstan, more than 10 EU MS shared their practices on the topic of migrant families with children. The development of communications tools is ongoing and will help our partners to provide better protection to the migrant families with children.
From 26 March to 02 April 2022, MIEUX+ conducted a capacities and training needs assessment mission in Dushanbe as part of our ongoing Action in Tajikistan on labour migration.
The annual report summarises the achievements of the first year since MIEUX became MIEUX+ in April 2020. The report is in video format and available to view on this website or on YouTube.
On 17 February 2021, we organised an online event so that institutions in Central Asia could learn about the newest features and opportunities for strengthening migration governance and management through capacity development partnerships with MIEUX+. Since 2009, we have worked with partners in the region on labour migration and policy development (e.g. Tajikistan III, Kyrgyzstan). With MIEUX+, there are new opportunities for collaboration.
In this interview, Ms. Tshering Wangmo, Deputy Chief Immigration Officer within the Visa Division of the Department of Immigration at the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs in Bhutan, discusses the advantages to the peer-to-peer approach and future training plans for her department.
The 2018 Annual Report gives an overview of the main achievements during the past year when MIEUX celebrated its 10th-year anniversary. You can find out more about each of the main sections below or download the full report in English or French.
In this article, Oleg Chirita, Programme Coordinator of Global Initiatives, celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the joint EU-ICMPD Migration EU eXpertise Initiative (MIEUX) by creating a year-by-year timeline of the main milestones since 2009.
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.
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.
This is the final article in a 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 how small-scale capacity building interventions, such as those supported by MIEUX, are linked with global actions to combat trafficking.
This is part two 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 how MIEUX has adapted the activities and Actions to the needs of each country.
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.
In this new edition of MIEUX Reflections, Ms Caterina Torchiaro, Project Officer for Asia, reviews the highlights from our recent Regional Knowledge Sharing Round-table in Asia.
The first of MIEUX’s 2018 Regional Round-tables was held in Bangkok on 5 and 6 March 2018. MIEUX convened a meeting with its focal points from 7 Asian governments to discuss good practices that had arisen as a result of MIEUX Actions and jointly debate future avenues for collaboration.
Today MIEUX publishes the ‘Asia Regional Factsheet’, second of a new series of concise publications that present highlights, results and recommendations borne out of 10 years of experience in each of the regions where it implements Actions: Africa, Asia, the EU Neighbourhood and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Throughout 2018, MIEUX will celebrate its 10 years delivering technical assistance on migration management with a series of regional events and specialised publications.
As every month, in November the MIEUX team will be on the ground or deploy a team of experts to support the needs of governments across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and Eastern and Southern Neighbourhoods in managing migration and mobility.
Now in its 11th year, the EU Anti-Trafficking Day serves as an occasion to highlight ongoing work against this phenomenon, considered to be a grave violation of human rights and a serious form of organised crime by international standards. Currently, about 20% of MIEUX’s ongoing projects are focused on fighting against trafficking in human beings through several strands of cooperation.