Original Language
English
ISBN (PDF)
978-92-9268-758-8
Number of Pages
109
Reference Number
PUB2023/139/R
Date of upload

18 Jan 2024

Region on the Move: Regional Mobility Report for the Middle East and North Africa 2021–2022

The Region on the Move 20212022 explores migration trends through a post-pandemic vulnerability and climate risks lens in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This latest edition presents data and information on migration, accompanied by thematic chapters that address pertinent regional migration issues within four main sections:

  1. Migration Trends Section: Uncovers global and regional migration patterns, including forced displacements, unsafe migration, and the assistance extended to vulnerable migrants.
  2. Socioeconomic Outlook Section: Delves into the intricacies of gender disparities, economic trends, health conditions, education and social safety nets.
  3. Climate Impacts and Urbanization Section: Explores climate-related vulnerabilities, disaster displacements, food insecurity and the intersection of urbanization and migration.
  4. Migration Governance Section: Analyses migration governance indicators and offers recommendations based on its findings.
  • LIST OF FIGURES, TABLES AND BOXES 
  • GLOSSARY 
  • ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS 
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
  • INTRODUCTION 
    • METHODOLOGY 
    • LIMITATIONS 
  • BACKGROUND 
    • IOM MENA REGIONAL DATA HUB 
    • ABOUT MENA REGION ON THE MOVE 
  • 1. MIGRATION TRENDS 
    • 1.1 DEMOGRAPHIC DYNAMICS 
    • 1.2 GLOBAL TRENDS 
    • 1.3 REGIONAL TRENDS 
  • 2. TYPES OF MIGRATION 
    • 2.1 LABOUR MIGRATION 
    • 2.2 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MOBILITY 
    • 2.3 FORCED INTERNAL AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION 
    • 2.4 MIXED MIGRATION FLOW 
  • 3. MIGRANT PROTECTION 
    • 3.1 RETURN AND REINTEGRATION 
    • 3.2 MIGRANTS IN VULNERABLE SITUATIONS 
    • 3.3 DEAD AND MISSING MIGRANTS 
  • 4. SOCIOECONOMIC TRENDS 
    • 4.1 GENDER DISPARITIES AND AGE DISTRIBUTION 
    • 4.2 HUMAN CAPITAL CHALLENGES 
    • 4.3 REMITTANCE FLOWS 
  • 5. ACCESS TO SERVICES 
    • 5.1 HEALTH 
    • 5.2 SOCIAL SAFETY NETS 
  • 6. CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SECURITY 
    • 6.1 CLIMATE VULNERABILITIES AND RESILIENCE 
    • 6.2 DISASTER DISPLACEMENT 
    • 6.3 FOOD INSECURITY 
  • 7. URBANIZATION 
    • 7.1 URBANIZATION TRENDS 
    • 7.2 REFUGEE CAMPS AND INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS 
  • 8. MIGRATION GOVERNANCE 
    • 8.1 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: PROGRESS OF THE MENA COUNTRIES 
    • 8.2 GLOBAL COMPACT FOR SAFE, ORDERLY AND REGULAR MIGRATION: PROGRESS OF THE MENA COUNTRIES 
  • 9. CONCLUSION 
    • 9.1 POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS 
  • REFERENCES