The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), established in 1993 by Austria and Switzerland, is an international organisation that works in migration-related fields. Although ICMPD has a European basis, it carries out its activities throughout the world, including in Europe, Africa, Central Asia, the Middle East and South America. Through its six Competence Centres, ICMPD provides its 15 Member States and numerous partners with in-depth knowledge and expertise in dealing with the phenomena of migration. It does so through using a holistic 3-pillar approach: research, capacity building and migration dialogues.
Green border workshop promotes cooperation among border guards in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Hungary and Poland
The workshop, held on 26–28 February 2014 in Baku, facilitated an exchange of experience on existing practices of inter-agency and international cooperation among border guards.
ICMPD policy brief addresses current data presentation policies on trafficking in human beings (THB)
The policy brief examines current practises in presenting data on THB and provides insight on how these practises influence policymakers. It also offers recommendations for a better data presentation policy that uses a comparative approach.
ICMPD and Sciences Po Paris team up for a first-ever collaboration to support the Euro-African Dialogue on Migration and Development
This first-ever collaboration between ICMPD and Sciences Po Paris reflects the commitment to organising concrete, operational activities within the cross-cutting priority of the Dakar Strategy to support evidence-based policymaking.
Customs officials are trained on anti-corruption and stress management
On 18–20 February 2014, ICMPD, in cooperation with IOM, held a bilateral training workshop on anti-corruption awareness and stress management for 20 customs officials from Belarus and Ukraine.