Migration

Seeking to improve conditions for vulnerable migrants, while laying the groundwork for fundamental improvements in migration policies and practices at the national, regional, and global levels over the longer term. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Global Forum on Migration & Development to Host 2011 Concluding Debate

Member States and Observers of the United Nations to gather in Geneva, Switzerland on December 1-2, 2011 to participate in the Global Forum on Migration & Development’s 2011 Concluding Debate. Read More

Taskforce Formed to Protect Domestic Workers in Ghana

Ghana's Minister of Employment and Social Welfare announced the formation of a National Policy Framework on Decent Work for Domestic Workers taskforce to protect the rights of domestic workers at the Africa Regional workshop. Read More

Large Shift in U.S. Immigrant Makeup Projected

The percentage of foreign-born U.S. residents with deep roots in the country is rising and will continue to soar in the coming decades, according to a new report by the Population Dynamics Research Group. Read More
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Labor Standards Seek to Protect Domestic Workers Worldwide

The International Labour Organization is seeking to apply labor standards to the informal economy for the first time. Read More

State Department Hosts a Global Diaspora Forum

The Forum and the Alliance were informed by a body of MacArthur-supported work on the contributions of migrants and diasporas to home-country development. Read More

UN General Assembly Hosts Debate on International Migration and Development

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

Peter Sutherland on Europe's Test in North Africa

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

Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Tara Magner

Director, Chicago Commitment
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer, Journalism & Media
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Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer