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

To achieve global migration goals, invest in local solutions

While mayors are stepping up as problem solvers for migration goals, they face systemic barriers to the finance they need to deliver solutions at scale.

Why cities must redress injustice and embrace the climate displaced

In this World Economic Forum op-ed, Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) and Elizabeth Naa Kwatsoe Tawiah Sackey (Mayor of Accra) discuss the role of diaspora communities in climate action and how the Mayors Migration Council -C40 Cites Task Force and…

Climate Migration Necessitates Unified Leadership

In this Global Americans op-ed, Climate Migration Council members Vittoria Zanuso (MMC Executive Director) and Jaime Pumarejo (Mayor of Barranquilla, Colombia) discuss the reality of climate-related migration to cities and the need to accelerate city-led responses at the Cities Summit…

Cities are key to regional migration solutions, but we must invest in them to succeed

In this World Economic Forum op-ed, the MMC Executive Director Vittoria Zanuso and Mayor Jaime Pumarejo of Barranquilla, Colombia, ask the Biden Administration to partner with cities on regional migration solutions ahead of the Cities Summit of the Americas in…

Philanthropy Can Better Support the Youngest Migrants and Refugees by Investing in Cities (Inside Philanthropy)

In Inside Philanthropy, MMC Executive Director Vittoria Zanuso and President of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Peter Laugharn call on the philanthropic community to directly fund to cities to support migrant and refugee children.

Why Cities are Best Placed to Provide Homes for Refugees: The Medellín Model (NewCities)

Most climate migrants will move to cities. In this article, co-authored by the MMC and C40, we look at what cities should know, and how your city can begin planning today.

Closing the municipal finance gap for migrants and refugees (OECD)

In OECD, MMC Head of Practice Samer Saliba unpacks how a lack of municipal financing strains cities’ capacity to provide for migrants and refugees.

World Leaders Must Prepare for the Climate Migration Challenge

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London and Chair of C40 Cities, and Mohammad Atiqul Islam, Mayor of Dhaka North, Vice Chair of C40 Cities and Co-Chair of the C40-MMC Global Mayors Task Force on Climate and Migration discuss the realities of…

Climate migrants are coming to cities, so we need a plan

Former mayor of Athens and special envoy for the MMC and C40 Cities Georgios Kaminis explains how cities are uniquely placed to address the nexus between climate and migration.

City Life and City Strife – Climate Change and Migration

The MMC’s Leadership Board Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and Ottilie Bälz, Senior Vice President of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, discuss the urgency of addressing climate-induced migration at the UN’s COP26 climate conference.


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