15 Oct 2020
Migration Governance Indicators Profile 2019 | The Republic of Costa Rica
This Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) proﬁle presents a summary of well-developed areas of migration governance in Costa Rica as well as areas with potential for further development, as assessed through the MGI. The MGI is a standard set of approximately 90 indicators to assist countries in assessing their migration policies and advance the conversation on what well-governed migration might look like in practice.
The incorporation of Sustainable Development Goal Target 10.7 into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development created the need to deﬁne “planned and well-managed migration policies”. In 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) developed the Migration Governance Framework (MiGOF). The Framework oﬀers a concise view of an ideal approach that allows a State to determine what it might need to govern migration well and in a way that suits its circumstances.
In an eﬀort to operationalize the MiGOF, IOM worked with The Economist Intelligence Unit to develop the MGI.
- Conceptual Framework
- Key Findings
- Key Sources