IOM has established the Migration Research Leaders Syndicate to support the development of the global compact for migration. The Syndicate comprises migration experts from around the world with deep knowledge of a wide variety of aspects of migration. The 36 Syndicate members and 9 advisers herald... Read more
Since the start of the war in Yemen in late March 2015, thousands of migrants find themselves in an extremely vulnerable situation. Despite the ongoing conflict, Yemen remains a transit county for thousands of Ethiopian migrants to reach the Arabian Peninsula. Each month, an estimated 10,000... Read more
Migration Initiatives is IOM’s annual publication detailing the scope of the Organization’s activities for the year to come and the different contributions it makes to improve migration governance on the basis of the Migration Governance Framework.
The report reviews available evidence on trans-Mediterranean irregular migration to Europe along various routes going back to the 1970s, particularly on the magnitude of the flows, the evolution of sea routes to Southern Europe, the characteristics of migrants, the extent to which one can separate... Read more
The Training of Trainers Manual (ToT): National Labour Migration Management: Ethiopia responds to the demand to provide trainers with a comprehensive, interactive, practical and flexible training guide for effective labour migration management in Ethiopia (as a country of origin), as well as how to... Read more
Der Reintegrationsunterstützung kommt eine Schlüsselrolle zu, um Migrantinnen und Migranten, die in ihre Herkunftsländer zurückkehren, eine erfolgreiche und nachhaltige Rückkehr zu ermöglichen. Sowohl die Rückkehrentscheidung und -planung als auch die Reintegration im Herkunftsland umfassen einen... Read more
Chapter 10 is a follow-up analysis to World Migration Report 2015, which was devoted to a single theme: the relationship between migration and the cities of the world. Building on the foundations of WMR 2015, the chapter looks at the role of the modern city in migration governance, taking... Read more
This chapter provides an analysis of the existing evidence on the relationships between migration, violent extremism and social exclusion. It provides a brief overview of definitions and data, emphasizing the need for analytical clarity, pointing to a shortage of reliable data, and highlighting the... Read more
Chapter 8 critically discusses media reporting on migration and migration around the world. Drawing on existing research in different countries, the analysis addresses four key questions: (a) What do media around the world say about migration and migrants? (b) What impacts does this coverage have... Read more
Chapter 7 discusses the importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives, principally by listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. While all migrants make decisions before and during their journeys – some decisions being of greater consequence than others,... Read more
Recent advances in transportation and telecommunications technology have heralded massive changes in how we access information and interact globally in real time. Increasing transnational connectivity is shaping how people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. Chapter 6... Read more
The governance of migration at the global level has undergone incremental and substantial changes in recent years. Most notable are the adoption of the 2016 New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants at the UN General Assembly and ongoing efforts to advance two global compacts.