Following the two consultations, the main session of the UCLG Executive Bureau advanced the Lampedusa proposal in its Business Session and mandated the World Secretariat to facilitate further processes of consult
"Today we come together to give a boost to this Lampedusa Charter, which is deeply rooted in the spirit of UCLG. We are a small dot on the map, yet Lampedusa has a big heart and great ambition.
The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) was created in 2007 and it is a state-led, informal and non-binding process, which helps shape the global debate on migration and development.
Mobilising stakeholders and CSOs, cooperating with central authorities to develop response plans, making information more accessible.
Cities from all over the world, gathered around the Mayors Mechanism (steered by UCLG, IOM and MMC), claimed their space in global migration governance and advocated for strengthening multi-level and multi-stakeholde
Cities are on the frontline to fight the battle against COVID-19, and many of them are making a significant effort to do it in an inclusive way. Providing care to all citizens, especially to the most vulnerable, is what is at stake today.