The focus of this edition of the Migration Policy Practice (MPP) is the World Migration Report 2018, which is the ninth in the series. Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. This new edition is organized in a two-part structure to best discuss the increasingly complex dynamics of international migration. Part I presents key data and information on global and regional migration trends and part II comprises thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues.
This special issue of MPP includes abridged versions of selected chapters to highlight key information and analysis. They provide a taste of the substantive contributions that the World Migration Report 2018 makes towards enhancing knowledge on migration and informing policy debates with evidence-based analysis.
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