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The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on expected migration trends in the Global South, namely Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Gulf and Latin America. Much media and policy attention is currently focused on the rise in migration flows to Europe. But how is migration changing in the... Read More
MRS No. 46 - Migration and development within the SouthNew evidence from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP Observatory on Migration)
South–South migration is a traditional livelihood strategy for millions of people in the global South. Despite its importance, mobility between developing countries has only recently been targeted by researchers and policymakers.
Addressing HIV and mobility fits well within the mandate of IOM, the only international agency to deal with the entire spectrum of migrant and mobile populations during all phases of mobility. Through its HIV programme, IOM works to prevent and counter the misinformation, misunderstanding, and... Read More
Human trafficking has become a global business, reaping huge profits for traffickers and organized crime syndicates, generating massive human rights violations, and causing serious problems for governments. Despite the magnitude of the problem, however, it has only recently seized policy makers’... Read More
In October 2013, over 400 people lost their lives in two shipwrecks close to the Italian island of Lampedusa. While these two events were highly publicized, sadly they are not isolated incidents; the International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates that in 2013 and 2014 nearly 6,500... Read More