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

Mayors Migration Council Statement on UCLG Congress

This article first appeared on UCLG’s website. MMC engages in content partnerships with several organizations, and cross-posting does not indicate an endorsement or agreement. We at the Mayors Migration Council are proud to partner with United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) as…

Leaders of Refugee, Policy Organizations Call on Biden Administration to Prioritize Climate Impacted Populations for Resettlement

Leaders of 14 refugee resettlement and policy organizations today sent a letter to the White House calling on the Biden administration to create resettlement pathways for climate impacted populations.

Statement by the Local and Regional Governments Constituency in Response to the Secretary-General’s Report on the GCM

In response to UNSG’s Report on the GCM, the Global Taskforce on Local and Regional Governments an the GFMD Mayors Mechanism commend the acknowledgement of the role that local governments play in GCM implementation and make concrete recommendations in line…

Further Action following the White House Report on the Impact of Climate Change on Migration

The MMC and IRAP, along with other civil society, membership organizations of affected communities, and local government partners, request further coordination following the White House’s report on climate change and migration.

A statement from the Mayors Migration Council on the passing of founding Leadership Board member Bruno Covas, Mayor of São Paulo

Mayor Covas was a champion for a more inclusive São Paulo and a more inclusive world. His vision and ideals will carry on through his legacy.

Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees Now

The Mayors of the MMC’s Leadership Board, along with other mayors and city-led organizations representing over 240,000 cities from around the world, issued an urgent statement calling on national governments to immediately open their doors to Afghan refugees

Call to Action: Climate Change, Cities, and Forced Migration: Advancing knowledge, action, and collaboration

The MMC is part of GPM’s multi-level Call to Action on Climate Change, Cities and Forced Migration: Advancing Knowledge, Action and Collaboration, the goal of which is to unite mayors on this urgent issue, and make their voices heard in…

22 by 2022: A Call to Action

The Global Cities Fund for Inclusive Pandemic Response is the Mayors Migration Council’s response to the unmet resource needs of city governments in providing for migrants, refugees, and internally displaced people (IDPs) during Covid-19. We call on international actors focused…

US Local Governments Call for Equitable and Inclusive Action on Climate Migration

On April 22, 2021, as President Joe Biden convened the Leaders Summit on Climate, mayors from across the United States called on him to support local governments in preparing for and responding to the impacts of climate change on migration…

Inclusive Pandemic Response: In times of crisis, it’s up to mayors to ensure no one is left behind

Joint Statement from the MMC Leadership Board on inclusive COVID-19 Response & Recovery.


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