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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.

  • Objective
  • Introduction
  • Conceptual Framework
  • Key Findings
  • Key Sources
  • Annex