Dr. Elaine Lebon-McGregor


Researcher

Research group(s):
6. Migration and Development
4. Governance and institutions

Elaine Lebon-McGregor is a researcher at UNU-MERIT. Her PhD research focused on the role of international organisations in migration governance. She holds a master's degree in Public Policy and Human Development from MGSoG/United Nations University with a specialization in Migration Studies. Prior to her study in Maastricht, she obtained an MSc Urban Regeneration and an MA in Public Policy at the University of Glasgow. Since joining the school she has been involved in a number of migration related research projects and evaluations. Her main research interest lies in the area of migration governance. She is currently working on WP9 of the MIGNEX project (https://www.mignex.org) and WP7 of the ADMIGOV project (http://admigov.eu).

 




Selected publications by Elaine Lebon-McGregor


Book chapters
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2020, Migration, the MDGs, and SDGs, in: Tanja Bastia and Ronald Skeldon, Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, Routledge, London, More information


UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine & Melissa Siegel, 2013, Social Media and Migration Research, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-068


External working papers
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2020, A History of Global Migration Governance: Challenging Linearity, More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2019, Money Matters: The Role of Funding in Migration Governance, More information


Research reports
Naujoks, Daniel & Elaine Lebon-McGregor, 2020, Measuring Policy Coherence for Migration and Development - A new set of tested tools, More information
Siegel, Melissa, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Sarah Langley, 2017, Guidelines on mainstreaming migration into local development planning, Commissioned by the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative, 1-112, More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2017, MOVEMENT: A Global Civil Society Report on Progress and Impact on Migrants’ Rights and Development: 2nd edition: 2017 , This publication has been commissioned by the International Catholic Migration Commission Europe (ICMC Europe) with financial assistance from the European Union as part of the activities for the Migration and Development Civil Society (MADE) Network programme, 84, More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine & Nora Jasmin Ragab, 2016, The Role of Culture and the Arts in the Integration of Refugees and Migrants, European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA), More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine & Nora Jasmin Ragab, 2016, The Role of Culture and the Arts in the Integration of Refugees and Migrants: Member State Questionnaires, European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA), More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2016, Movement: A Global Civil Society Report on Progress and Impact for Migrants’ Rights and Development, Commissioned by the Migration and Development Civil Society Network (MADE), More information
Langley, Sarah, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Michaella Vanore, 2015, Highly-skilled human capital mobility in the LAC region; Regional comparative report, Commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank
Langley, Sarah, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Michaella Vanore, 2015, Highly-skilled human capital mobility in the LAC region; Country case studies, Commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine & Katrin Marchand, 2015, Independent Mid-Term Evaluation of Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills, and Development Impact (SALM), Evaluation for the International Labour Organization (ILO), More information
Siegel, Melissa, Katrin Marchand & Elaine Lebon-McGregor, 2015, Independent Evaluation of Swiss Migration Partnerships: Final Report, Deliverable project 'Evaluation of the Swiss Migration Partnerships'
Bonfiglio, Ayla, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Diaspora engagement in development: An analysis of the engagement of the Kenyan diaspora in Germany and the potentials for cooperation, Study commissioned by GIZ, More information
Juzwiak, Teressa, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Migrant and refugee integration in global cities: The role of cities and businesses, Commissioned by The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration (THP), More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, Melissa Siegel, Nora Jasmin Ragab & Teressa Juzwiak, 2014, A New Global Partnership for Development: Factoring in the Contribution of Migration, Migration Research Series No. 50 commissioned by the International Organisation for Migration, Geneva, Switzerland, More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2014, Executive Summary, Mid-Term Evaluation of Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Pilot Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers (INT/09/11/EEC)
Juzwiak, Teressa, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Migrant and refugee integration in global cities - the role of cities and businesses, The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration (THP)
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a case study from: Migrant and refugee integration in global cities - the role of cities and businesses, The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration (THP)
Siegel, Melissa, Elaine Lebon-McGregor, Vivianne van der Vorst & Bram Frouws, 2013, Independent evaluation of ILO’s work on international labour migration: Executive Summary, Comissioned by ILO, Geneva. The report is vailable in English, French and Spanish, More information
Ragab, Nora Jasmin, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2013, Diaspora Engagement in Development: An Analysis of the Engagement of the Tunisian Diaspora in Germany and the Potentials for Cooperation, This study was commissioned by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (German Development Agency) (GiZ), More information
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, A. Witkamp, S. Bouma & S. van Klaveren, 2013, Civic Integration and Forced Marriage: Comparison Paper, Financed by Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment as part of the International Civic Integration Network (2012-2013), More information
Kuschminder, Katherine, Elaine Lebon-McGregor, Melissa Siegel & Vivianne van der Vorst, 2012, Migration for Development in the Western Balkans (MIDWEB): Final Evaluation, Commissioned by IOM the Netherlands, More information


Conference contributions
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2017, Intergovernmental Organizations, Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals , The Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium held its 'From Evidence to Policy' conference at the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on 28th and 29th March 2017, More information


Theses
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, 2020, International Organizations and Global Migration Governance, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information


Briefs
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, Katrin Marchand, Melissa Siegel & Howard Hudson (eds.), 2015, Swiss Migration Partnerships: A New Tool for Bilateral Cooperation on Migration?, Policy Brief
Juzwiak, Teressa, Elaine Lebon-McGregor, Melissa Siegel & Howard Hudson (eds.), 2014, Migrant and Refugee Integration in Global Cities: The Role of Cities and Businesses, This policy brief considers how businesses and governments in global cities contribute to the integration of migrant and refugee populations, either through outreach, specialized programmes, the provision of services, or targeted funding of non-governmental organizations (NGOs); and to what extent these contributions can be deepened or expanded, More information
Sturge, Georgina, Elaine Lebon-McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Watching a World in Motion: Reflections on the IS Academy Project, IS Academy Policy Brief No.19
Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel, 2013, Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, IS Academy Policy Brief No. 16


Other (editorship, media appearance, keynote, etc.)
Bonaglia, Federico, Jason Gagnon, Elaine Lebon-McGregor, David Khoudour, Riad Meddeb, Daniel Naujoks & Sonia Plaza, 2020, Strengthening the migration-development nexus in times of COVID-19: why policy coherence matters, World Bank Blogs, In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18, More information
Koser, Khalid & Elaine Lebon-McGregor, 2016, What Will Be the Legacy of Alan Kurdi’s Death?, UNU-MERIT Blog, More information


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