Migration

Migration is a fundamental part of human behaviour. Climate change, environmental pollution, natural disasters, violent conflicts, economic insecurity are some of the reasons why people migrate. While inequalities and power structures exacerbate the reasons to leave one’s home, the lines between forced and chosen migration are rarely clear.

Our social democratic vision for the future is a world in which migration is a free choice and mobility is based on the values of human rights and global solidarity. Based on the Global Compacts on Migration and on Refugees, and the Sustainable Development Goals and through close collaboration with the UN Network on Migration, OHCHR, the Treaty Body System, Special Rapporteurs, and civil society we work to strengthen the promotion and protection of human rights of all migrants.

Media

26.02.2024 | 2024, Trade and Development | Event

The rules-based multilateral trading system plays a crucial role in helping least-developed countries further integrate into the global economy. 


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23.02.2024 | 2024, Trade and Development | Media Center

The curtain lifts on the 13th Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Abu Dhabi. And we are happy to provide you with unusual reporting about this major…


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Tuesday, 30.01.2024 - Tuesday, 30.01.2024 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2024, Migration | Event

FES’ new paper Towards More Ambitious Goals offers a civil society perspective on the first IMRF and learning from that. At the mid-point between IMRF…


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Tuesday, 20.06.2023 - 13.15pm - 14.45pm, Rue de Varembé 1, Geneva, Switzerland | 2023, Migration | Event

How can we ensure human rights-based approaches to address climate-related displacement risk and human mobility in impacted communities?


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Monday, 12.06.2023 - Thursday, 22.06.2023 - Bonn, Germany / Geneva, Switzerland | 2023, Migration, Human Rights and Development | Event

A civil society delegation highlighting voices of climate-impacted communities took four regional policy briefs on climate change, human mobility, and…


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Publications

Towards more ambitious goals

Sheill, Kate; Townhead, Laurel

Towards more ambitious goals

Reflections on the First International Migrationv Review Forum
Bonn, 2024

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Reconstruir mejor

Reconstruir mejor

Un llamamiento a ser valientes
Berlin, 2021

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Reconstruire en mieux

Reconstruire en mieux

Un appel au courage
Berlin, 2020

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Building back better

Building back better

A call for courage
Berlin, 2020

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Contact

 

Contact

Salome Lienert

Program Officer
Human Rights and Development

salome.lienert(at)fes.de

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