Empowering the Global Task Force on Migration as the Main Hub for Local Government Based Initiatives on Migration and Displacement

Source of Action
World Urban Forum
Last Updated
27 March 2023


The GTFM as a global platform consists of LRGs, international organizations, NGOs and UN Agencies aligns its works with the SDGs. The GTFM is trying to spotlight some of the SDGs that fit with its vision, such as (1) no poverty, (2) zero hunger, (4) quality education, (5) gender equality, (8) decent work and economic growth, (10) reduced inequality, (11) sustainable cities and communities, (16) peace, justice, and strong institutions and (17) partnership for the Goals. In this regard, The GTFM aims to create a transformative impact to accelerate the process of SDGs implementation by providing a consultative space for its network and partners worldwide to share their promising practices toward the achievement of the global agendas. Additionally, the GTFM serves as a platform for cities to unleash their potential in order to make a tangible difference in peoples’ lives. In accordance with the principle of real change that touches people's daily lives, the GTFM considers cities and LRGs as its main partner in all its work. Thus, the transformation and added value brought by the GTFM are commensurate with the needs of the population.

Outcomes and Impacts

Increased and equal access to basic services, sustainable mobility and public space (most indicators at outcome level measure institutional outcome), Increased and secure access to land and adequate and affordable housing, Enhanced social integration and inclusive communities, Improved living standards and inclusion of migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons and returnees through effective crisis response and recovery

Level of Activity

Local and Regional Government

Lead Entity


Key Dates

Start year: 01.01.2023

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries

Goal 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Goal 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development