Migration and the SDGs: Measuring Progress – An Edited Volume

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17 Mayo 2022

Migration and the SDGs: Measuring Progress – An Edited Volume

Migration can be a powerful driver for sustainable development and is recognized as a cross-cutting issue throughout the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. While the inclusion of migration in the 2030 Agenda presents countries with a series of new migration data challenges and reporting requirements, when this was adopted in 2015 it was seen overall as a key opportunity to improve migration data. To date there has been no comprehensive stocktaking either of migration trends within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or of the effects that the SDGs have had on migration data. This makes it difficult to understand the overall impact of including migration in such a high-level global process. 

This report responds to the above-mentioned and has the following aims:

  1. Explore migration trends within the SDGs using the latest available data.
  2. Discuss the impact of the 2030 Agenda on migration data.

The report presents and assesses trends on migration across selected goals, and discusses the status of migration data availability on these. Further, the volume brings together and examines, for the first time, data on all indicators under SDG target 10.7, taking stock of what the international community has learned regarding how to conceptualize and monitor safe, orderly, regular and responsible migration. The report features contributions relevant to a range of SDGs, focusing on the global level as well as selected countries around the world.

  • MIGRATION IN THE SDGS: Key data points
    • Migration in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Overview and implications for data
    • 10.7.1: Supporting evidence-based policymaking on fair recruitment
    • 10.7.2: Monitoring migration governance
    • 10.7.3: Measuring safe migration and documenting migrant deaths
    • 10.7.4: The proportion of the global population who are refugees
    • Migration, Sustainable Development Goals and data disaggregation
    • Quantifying migrant contributions to sustainable development
    • Internally displaced persons and internal displacement data in the Sustainable Development Goals
    • Migrant children in the Sustainable Development Goals: What do we know?
    • Goal 3: Monitoring the health of refugees and migrants in the context of
    • the Sustainable Development Goals
    • Goal 16/8/5: Combating trafficking in persons and promoting safe and regular migration
    • Goal 16/8/5: Leveraging administrative data to fight human trafficking
    • Goal 13: Monitoring climate and migration topics
    • Goal 17: Migration data capacity-building