MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel launches YouTube channel

Prof. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT, has launched a Youtube channel dealing with migration issues. The purpose of the channel is to bring knowledge on migration to the general public. See here for the…

Call for expression of interest expert roster for peer review KP and CH UNNM

Dear experts, stakeholders and colleagues, Core Working Group 1.2 of the UN Network on Migration (Network) on establishing a Knowledge Platform (KP) and Connection Hub (CH) would like to invite expressions of interest for the forthcoming expert roster for peer…

CEEMR Vol. 9, No. 1 (edited by M. Kilkey, A. Piekut, L. Ryan)

The Central and Eastern European Migration Review is a peer-reviewed international online journal indexed in the ESCI Web of Science Core Collection. Its aim is to foster an academic discussion on scholarly works and research pertaining to migration within, into…

Evaluation of urban response project WFP in Kenya

Evaluation of urban response project WFP in Kenya

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Kenya have commissioned UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance to evaluate an urban intervention in Nairobi. The intervention seeks to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 situation on urban residents by providing life-saving…

Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development

Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development

The recently published ‘Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development’, edited by Prof. Ronald Skeldon and Dr. Tanja Bastia, provides an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting survey of the fields of migration and development. The publication brings together, over 60 expert contributors from around the…

Global Development Institute podcast

Global Development Institute podcast

In this special podcast, we are lucky to be joined by the editors of the newly published Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, Tanja Bastia and Ronald Skeldon. In this episode, they talk about their long-term collaboration in the fields…

Well-being, Women and Work in Ethiopia

A member of the MACIMIDE Executive Board, Prof. Valentina Mazzucato, MACIMIDE researcher, Dr. Bilisuma Dito, and GTD post-doctoral researcher, Dr. Konjit Gudeta discuss and reflect on how the corona crisis affects the well-being of female workers in foreign flower farms…

Maastricht Migration Lecture Series (postponed)

Five years after the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ reached the European continent, the topic is still widely debated. Media, politics and the public discuss intensive ways to deal with incoming migrants and to prevent migration in the future. However, many misconceptions…

Appeal No. 3: COVID-19: A Time for Businesses to Act Responsibly in Ensuring Justice for Migrant Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted millions of migrant workers in destination countries, many of whom have facedjob loss or non-payment of wages, been forced to take unpaid leave or accept reduced wages, or been confined in poor living conditions,…

MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a Specialization in Migration Studies (UNU-Merit and Maastricht University)

The Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development programme is a double-degree programme of University Nations University institute UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University. The programme provides students with a variety of skills, tools and knowledge which enables them to…