The UN General Assembly convened its first Informal Thematic Debate on International Migration and Development to take stock of achievements to date and discuss solutions to obstacles that reduce the benefits of migration. Read More
In this opinion piece, UN Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Migration Peter Sutherland discusses how the Global Forum on Migration and Development has helped to foster ideas to make migration benefit both countries of origin ... Read More
A report by two researchers at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a MacArthur grantee, reviews Mexican immigration policy of the past 35 years and compares the country’s regulations to those of the U ... Read More
The MacArthur-supported Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices approved the first two subscribers to the Voluntary Code of Ethical Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States. Read More
Member states of the World Health Organization have adopted a new voluntary global code to help countries address the twin challenges of managing migration and improving the retention of health workers. Read More
Each year, MacArthur provides more than $5 million in grants to research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, government agencies, and intergovernmental organizations engaged in research, policy, and practice dedicated to improving the lives of migrants. Read More
An overview of global migration suggests immigration challenges in the U.S. today are bigger and farther-reaching than ever before. Demetri Papademetriou, a co-founder of grantee the Migration Policy Institute, is quoted. Read More
A new MacArthur-funded report by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute finds that Latino immigrant communities are increasingly determined to integrate and participate in civic and political life where they live in the U.S. Read More
The International Organization for Migration released the first-ever assessment of the progress of regional mechanisms for intergovernmental cooperation on cross-border migration.
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton chose the offices of MacArthur grantee the Center for Global Development for a major policy speech in which she declared international development a central pillar of U.S. foreign policy. Read More