NEWS AND RESOURCES

Read all the Mayors Migration Council’s press releases, statements, and media features, as well as our latest research, publications, and knowledge products.

Climate Migration Pushes Bangladesh’s Megacity to the Brink (Bloomberg)

In Bloomberg, MMC Leadership Board Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam of Dhaka North, Bangladesh, explains how he is responding to the estimated 2,000 climate migrants who arrive in his city every day.

Mayors of Dhaka North and Montevideo Join Mayors Migration Council’s Leadership Board

the Mayors Migration Council (MMC) welcomed two new members to its Leadership Board, the governing body providing strategic direction to the organization committed to accelerating ambitious global action on migration and displacement. The addition of Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam of…

Policy Paper Seizing the opportunity for a coherent refugee policy! Recommendations for the protection of Afghans on various levels of governance

This policy paper includes collected recommendations for actions to identify initial solutions and to make proposals for addressing the Afghan refugee situation at various levels of governance, including those made the MMC.

Mayors Are Ready to Welcome Refugees. National Governments Need to Let Us

MMC Leadership Board Mayors Erias Lukwago and Marvin Rees urge world leaders to consider the experiences and recommendations of mayors from around the world who are already taking decisive action to provide relief and safe haven to Afghan refugees fleeing…

Afghan mayors and refugees are in danger. The world’s cities mustn’t fail them

Alongside the Mayors Migration Council and the Global Parliament of Mayors, city leaders from all over the world are ready to welcome Afghan refugees and support those who are still in Afghanistan. It’s now time for national governments and donors…

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