Grantee Profile

United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Grants to United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

  • $316,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) is the world’s foremost venue for international dialogue and cooperation on migration issues. Beginning in 2007, each annual meeting of the GFMD has brought together over 140 governments and several hundred civil society activists for intensive discussions of issues at the intersection of migration, development, and human rights. Renewed MacArthur funding to the UN Department of Social and Cultural Affairs supports the work of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Migration and Development, who promotes the GFMD among national governments and provides the main link between the UN and the GFMD.

  • $237,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support the fourth and fifth meetings of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (over 18 months).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support the third Global Forum on Migration and Development.

  • $152,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the second Global Forum on Migration and Development.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs $855,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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