The twenty-first century promises to be a new age of migration. Intensifying international migration pressures present many societies with major policy dilemmas; most countries of the world are becoming more multiculrtural, multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-lingual. These changes challenge... Read more
This study aims to “aid the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan Governments to formulate policies that promote migration as a national and regional agent of human development”.
It assesses the economic impact of Nicaraguan migration on their respective economies in terms of productivity levels, employment,... Read more
To enhance better understanding of the dynamics of regional trafficking and to assist victims which will help to develop a regional strategy to prevent trafficking, International Organization for Migration initiated a comprehensive research in 1999.
The research was conducted through structured interviews with returning trafficked women, in-depth case studies of victims and traffickers, observations, and semi-structured interviews with key informants. In addition, the research made use of a literature review of secondary sources and analysis... Read more
This 1999 statistical report was the second in a series of IOM reports providing a description of the migration trends in the 12 CIS countries. The report provides statistical data on flows of migrants,asylum seekers and displaced persons among the CIS countries, and beyond the region. This edition... Read more
Since the 1980s, the Central and Eastern European Countries have established new administrative and legislative systems to cope with large-scale population movements, while being affected by, and seeking to adapt to, the emerging EU border and migration regime. This co-publication with the... Read more
Based on in-depth statistical research, this study analyses the main patterns of resettlement of over 4 million migrants in the Russian Federation since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Among other issues, the report examines regional preferences of returning refugees and forced migrants and their... Read more
This report presents the results of a feasibility study regarding Chernobyl-related migration issues in Belarus. The study seeks to determine the roles necessary to support and strengthen the country’s medical infrastructure dealing with the consequences of the Chernobyl accident, in order to... Read more