The world has become less welcoming to refugees. Today, we are faced with an unfair and ultimately unsustainable refugee system that simultaneously increases human suffering while unfairly placing the burden of hosting refugees on poorer nations. The sad reality is that unilateral and voluntary obligations of individual states and actors have proven ineffective in addressing the global refugee crisis.
PASSPORT OF CONVENIENCE What we can learn from the revolutionary passport that helped 1920s refugees
Editor's note: This article was authored by Ana Campoy and originally published on Quartz in 2019 and can be accessed here: https://qz.com/1659736/the-1920s-refugee-passport-that-could-help-solve-todays-border-crisis/ In...
Editor's note: accessed online at https://www.newsweek.com/economic-humanitarian-win-win-using-jobs-resettle-refugees-opinion-1560178 By Michael Doyle and Elie Peltz Newsweek President-elect Joe Biden will soon be inheriting a broken refugee resettlement system. As...
Perry World House and Visiting Scholar Professor Michael Doyle hosted a workshop on the Model International Mobility Declaration (MIMD)
Perry World House and Visiting Scholar Professor Michael Doyle hosted a workshop on the Model International Mobility Declaration (MIMD), a cumulative and comprehensive treaty that summarizes and builds on the mobility reform agenda of the Model International Mobility Convention, launched in 2017. In this workshop, academics and policymakers from around the world in the fields of migration, human rights, national security, labor economics, and refugee law convened to provide commentary and revisions to the MIMD.
Given the plans of Michael Doyle and other experts, the conflicts over the UN migration pact were only omens. He proposes a broader binding mobility convention.
A new proposal on mobility, in the face of nationalism around the world.
He calls it a “realistic utopia” – US political scientist Michael Doyle is working on a new international convention on migration. At the annual conference on migration and integration research of ÖAW and the University of Vienna Doyle is in Vienna to present his ideas.
While violence and poverty have been cited as the reasons for the exodus, experts say the big picture is that changing climate is forcing farmers off their land – and it’s likely to get worse.
Can a new convention for the mobility of people increase immigrants’ rights? Michael Doyle, world-leading migration researcher and professor at Columbia University in New York, visits the podcast to talk with Arena Idé’s chief investigator, Lisa Pelling, about the work on the Model International Mobility Convention (MIMC) and what challenges it hopes to solve.
Columbia Global Centers | Amman Michael Doyle, Director of Columbia Global Policy Initiative and University Professor, presented the Model International Mobility Convention with Professor Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University, and a Senior Research Scholar at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
The Columbia Global Policy Initiative was hosted by the Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi for the launch of the Model International Mobility Convention.
Rights and Governance for Migrants and Refugees: A Model International Mobility Convention Launch in Mumbai
The Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai organized a workshop on the Model International Mobility Convention (MIMC), with Columbia University SIPA professor Daniel Naujoks, which has been designed by an academic commission brought together by Columbia University’s Global Policy Initiative.
Political Scientist Michael W. Doyle published an op-ed in the Washington Post arguing that Democrats should bargain with Donald Trump on immigration policy.
A distinguished panel of experts, including Joe Biden, Jeb Bush, Michael Doyle, Dau Jok, and Anne Richard, will join President Amy Gutmann for a discussion at Penn about asylum seekers, refugees, and immigration policy.
More than 65 million people are displaced from their homes, the largest number since the Second World War, and nearly 25 million of them are refugees and asylum seekers living outside their own country. But that number doesn’t include people displaced by climate change.
To mark International Migrants’ Day, the United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) and the Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University, hosted a Roundtable Discussion to launch the Model International Mobility Convention in Barcelona.
Migration, refugees and the movement of people crossing borders need to be better regulated in order to be safer and more orderly says Michael Doyle, director of Columbia Global Policy Initiative at Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.
Michael W. Doyle, Director of Columbia University’s Global Policy Initiative, speaks on “The Model International Mobility Convention,” a proposed framework for the creation of internationally recognized minimum rights for individuals moving across borders for any length of time as visitors, students, tourists, labor migrants, entrepreneurs, long-term residents, asylum seekers, or refugees. Part of the FPA Centennial Lecture Series.
In this Migration Experts Series interview, Professor Michael Doyle speaks with CMS on the the need for a comprehensive legal framework to address various movements across borders, the development of the Convention to meet this need, and the efforts to circulate the document and enlist support for its adoption.
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