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Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees Progress Report

This report shows how cities are meeting the urgent needs of migrant and refugees, while building a more sustainable future for all.

Local Action, Global Impact: The MMC 2020-2022 Impact Report

This Impact Report presents key highlights of the Mayors Migration Council's work and accomplishments from 2020–2022.

IMRF Summary Report 2022: Local Governments at the First Review of the Global Compact for Migration

A delegation of global mayors —convened and supported by the Mayors Mechanism — joined the first IMRF to turn the Global Compact for Migration from aspiration into action and launch the Call to Local Action for Migrants and Refugees.

Localizing the Global Compacts: First Report on Local Action for Migrants and Refugees – 2022

This report delivers 70 local actions that make a tangible difference in the lives of migrants and refugees while keeping the world on track to meet the Global Compacts on Migration and for Refugees.

Brief: Municipal Finance for Migrants and Refugees: The State of Play

This report explores the municipal finance landscape for migration and displacement, the barriers cities face to accessing resources, and makes recommendations to unlock more financing for cities.

4Mi Cities: Partnerships with City Governments Are Key To Better Data on Urban Mixed Migration

Most people who cross borders–including refugees fleeing persecution and conflict, victims of trafficking, and people seeking better lives and opportunities–do so to reach cities. An estimated 60 percent of refugees reside in cities and one in every five international migrants…

Brief: Climate Migration in Mexican and Central American Cities

Building on the Groundswell methodology while incorporating refinements to better capture the urban dimension of climate migration, the research finds that climate-related disruptions to food production and water availability could have significant repercussions for migration and result in growing urban…

The Global Mayors Action Agenda on Climate and Migration

This Action Agenda outlines mayors’ approaches to the links between climate and migration in cities. It presents the actions that local leaders need global and international partners to take, and areas where city governments already leading by example.

COP26 Summary Report: C40-MMC Task Force on Climate Migration

The GCF’s inaugural five city grantees are on track to collectively improve the lives of 5,000+ migrants, refugees, IDPs, and other marginalized city residents in Barranquilla, Beirut, Freetown, Lima, and Mexico City.

Event Report: Climate Change and Human Mobility Working with mayors to advance SDGs 10 and 13

High Level Side Event by the British Council, the C40 Cities-Mayors Migration Council Global Mayors Task Force on Climate and Migration (C40-MMC Task Force), the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the UN Refugee…


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