More and more cities are taking the initiative to address migration issues constructively and inclusively at regional and global levels in partnership with nations, international organizations, civil society, and business. What makes the local expertise of cities indispensable for global migration governance? And what do cities need to effectively address migration issues while working in successful partnerships with other stakeholders? This policy paper offers nuanced insights into current developments across different world regions. The expertise identifies scope for action and ways to strengthen the role of cities in international forums in cooperation with nations and international organizations.