The 'Barcelona Declaration' highlights the important role of local governments in international migration policies

The first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development, held in Barcelona on 19-20 June, agreed that migration is a rising phenomenon, in particular urban and cross-border migration.

Quito to host the Mayoral Forum on Mobility, Migration and Development

Barcelona, 20 June (EFE) .- The participants of the first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development held today in Barcelona have agreed that the Forum should demonstrate continuity and is to be held next year in the city of Quito (Ecuador).

Cities are key to international migration policy

The Barcelona Declaration, signed by representatives from cities and international organisations gathered in the Catalan capital, underlines the importance of local authorities in terms of integration for migrants, and calls for further recognition of this role.

UCLG is looking for a Project officer for its Migration Programme

United Cities and Local Governments, the world local and regional government organisation, is recruiting a Project Officer to work at its World Secretariat in Barcelona, Spain.


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