Icmpd Agreement

The agreement on the creation and operation of icMPD identifies as a priority target for Member States to develop and implement long-term strategies to deal with migration. These strategies aim to facilitate early warnings, address root causes, harmonize entry controls and coordinate immigration, asylum and refugee policies. The aim of the agreement is to promote international cooperation on migration policy and research in these areas. To this end, ICMPD analyses current and potential migration flows to European host countries, examines the situation in the main countries of origin of migrants and develops measures to improve the recognition and control of migratory movements. Migration and the characteristics of their parameters, dynamics and complexities are among the most important themes in Europe today. In these particular circumstances… Migration is one of the most important political issues in today`s public debates – often associated with highly emotional, sometimes even extreme or populist positions. ICMPD strives to be an objective and fair companion in immigration discourses, involving all key players around a table. The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation of 18 member states employing more than 250 people. Active in more than 90 countries… Organize migration and mobility of people in an orderly, safe and regular manner, including through the implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies. After its creation in 1993 by Austria and Switzerland, it was joined by Hungary in 1995 and by Slovenia in 1998.

The Czech Republic became a member in 2001, followed by Portugal and Sweden in 2002, Bulgaria and Poland in 2003, Croatia in 2004, Slovakia in 2006, Romania in 2010, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia in 2012 and the Republic of Macedonia in 2012. [8] Malta and Turkey, both of which joined in 2018. [9] [10] The last member is Germany 2020. For example, as part of the EU-funded Expert On Migration (BIEN-BE) project, icMPD worked with Nigerian institutions to improve their ability to better manage borders and stem irregular migration, particularly at maritime borders, and to investigate and monitor cases of irregular migration. In the area of labour immigration, the project also supported the provision, collection and analysis of reliable labour immigration data to promote appropriate policy development. As part of the EU-ECOWAS-funded West Africa MMF project, ICMPD worked with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to spread human trafficking issues in Nigeria. In order to facilitate the introduction of curricula, ICMPD has also worked with the National Commission for Educational Colleges (NCCE) to integrate TIP issues into the minimum standards of the Nigerian Training Certificate (NCE), to train trainers and to introduce a specific tip course in the curriculum of Nigerian schools of education. .

. . (MIgration EU eXpertise Initiative) is a peer-to-peer expert mechanism that helps partner countries and regional organisations accelerate migration and mobility through the implementation of…