Resources and Publications

This section contains all resources and publications produced by the MICIC Initiative, as well as relevant research conducted by partners of the MICIC Initiative.
Guidelines and Practices_Eastern Europe and Central Asia
MICIC Consultation Documents
MICIC Initiative (2015)

Brussels, Belgium, 25 - 26 June 2015

Background Paper - Private Sector Consultation
MICIC Consultation Documents
MICIC Initiative (2015)

Geneva, Switzerland, November 2015

Background Paper - ICG Plus Consultation
MICIC Consultation Documents
MICIC Initiative (2015)

Geneva, Switzerland, 2 - 3 February 2015

GUIDELINE 15: Support migrants’ host communities
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GiA15, on supporting migrants' host communities, presents efforts by different stakeholders to gather data on impacts host communities may suffer due to migrants' inflow, and to involve them in long-term reintegration and recovery work. It also introduces a course on migration and local development available online.
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GUIDELINE 14: Address migrants’ immediate needs and support migrants to rebuild lives
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GiA14, on addressing migrants short and long-term needs, presents efforts by different stakeholders to support migrants' recovery after crises, by making immigration regimes more flexible, involving migrants in livelihood support schemes, or allowing them to reclaim lost assets and property. It also presents the methodology behind IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix.
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GUIDELINE 13: Relocate and evacuate migrants when needed
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GiA13, on evacuating and relocating migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to support migrants' movement out of countries affected by crises, through the deployment of personnel and resources and the set up of relevant institutional mechanisms and coordination systems. It also introduces a tool to plan for local evacuations in a migrant-inclusive manner.
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GUIDELINE 12: Establish clear referral procedures among stakeholders
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GiA12, on establishing referral procedures among key stakeholders, list mechanisms that have been established to identify migrants' specific needs and refer individual migrants to actors that are best placed to meet them. It also presents a checklist for the safe evacuation of migrant children out of crisis areas.
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GUIDELINE 11: Provide humanitarian assistance to migrants without discrimination
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GiA11, on providing assistance to migrants without discrimination, presents efforts by different stakeholders to better tailor relief services and good to migrants' specificities and to facilitate migrants' access to assistance, by suspending the enforcement of immigration regulations or collaborating with civil society responders. It also introduces a checklist for migrant-inclusive provision of emergency assistance.
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GUIDELINE 10: Facilitate migrants’ ability to move to safety
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GiA10, on facilitating migrants' movement to safety, presents efforts by different stakeholders to address administrative barriers to international evacuations, such as by granting flexibility of immigration regimes, border management or facilitated issuance of identity and travel documents. It also presents a checklist to plan for international evacuations.
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GUIDELINE 9: Communicate widely, effectively, and often with migrants on evolving crises and how to access help
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GiA9, on communicating effectively with migrants in crises, presents efforts by a variety of stakeholders to share information with migrants in an appropriate manner (including through unofficial channels), as well as receive their feedback and inputs. It also introduces a smartphone applications home country government can use to communicate with migrants.
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