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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.

Cities Don’t Get Much Support for Migrant and Refugee Aid. This Global Fund Aims to Change That

Around 70% of displaced people end up in urban areas, but cities lack the resources to serve them. From Insider Philanthropy, this article describes how MMC's Global Cities Fund adresses this.

At Inaugural ‘Cities Summit of the Americas,’ Mayors From Across the Hemisphere Commit to Building Welcoming Communities for Migrants, Call on National Governments to Step Up

The Mayors Migration Council brought together mayors from across the Americas to participate in the first-ever Cities Summit of the Americas in Denver, Colorado. The Summit, hosted by the Biden Administration with events co-hosted by the MMC, focused on city-led…

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.

200+ Organizations Signal Support for the Welcome Corps, New Service Opportunity for Private Refugee Sponsorship

More than 200 diverse organizations are signaling their support for the Welcome Corps, a new U.S. government community service program that allows everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees from around the world.

Medellín’s Holistic Housing for Refugees

Supported by the Global Cities Fund, Medellín has provided holistic services and three months paid accommodation for over 1,200 migrants and refugees, half of whom were under the age of 14.

Climate migration is about to explode. Cities will bear the brunt. (Grid)

In Grid, MMC Executive Director Vittoria Zanuso, Dhaka North Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam, and eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda argue that with more funding, cities can leverage migration as an opportunity to build resilience.

The Power of Refugee Partnership in Kampala

Kampala’s successful partnership with the Makasi Rescue Foundation showcases the countless benefits of city governments and refugee-led organizations coming together to deliver solutions for urban residents.

Financing Shelter for the Internally Displaced in Africa (CNBC Africa)

On CNBC Africa, MMC Executive Director Vittoria Zanuso urged investment in African city-led solutions to climate migration following the lead of the IKEA Foundation and the Robert Bosch Stiftung.


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