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Situation Report on International Migration 2019: The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Context of the Arab Region (Arabic)
As a multi-agency collaboration involving several organizations, this report has been published without style editing or review against IOM’s specific guidelines.
In 2015, significant flows of migration to, through and from the Middle East and North Africa continued unabated. Ongoing conflict, economic stagnation and political turmoil were main drivers of migration, though motives for movement remain complex. There were dramatic shifts in the scale and... Read More
In 2014, significant flows of migration to, through and from the Middle East and North Africa continued unabated. Ongoing conflict, economic stagnation, and political turmoil were main drivers of migration, though motives for movement remain complex. Irregular migration – especially for vulnerable... Read More
In 2013, migration in the Middle East and North Africa took place against the background of numerous acute and protracted crises, political transitions, demographic disparities, and uneven labour supply and demand. Migration flows in the region are complex in nature and often result in significant... Read More
A Study on the Dynamics of Arab Expatriate CommunitiesPromoting Positive Contributions to Socioeconomic Development and Political Transitions in their Homelands (Arabic)
This collection of research papers focuses on specific aspects of the complex relationships that exist between expatriate communities and their home countries in the Middle East and North Africa, highlighting in particular the various kinds of social, political, and economic engagement that define... Read More