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07 mai 2019

Migration in Kenya: A Country Profile 2018

Migration in Kenya: A Country Profile 2018 is a follow-up on the 2015 edition. It provides an overview of Kenya’s migration trends and data, as well as the country’s legal framework and governance structures pertaining to migration. The report also describes the impact of migration on the country’s health, environment and socioeconomic development. The update exercise was undertaken through the Better Migration Management (BMM) programme funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Technical working group
  • Abbreviations and acronyms
  • Country map and key statistics
  • Executive summary
  • Part A: Introduction
    • A.1. Context
    • A.2. IOM migration governance framework
  • Part B: Migration types, trends and characteristics
    • B.1. Introduction
    • B.2. Internal migration
    • B.3. Triggers and drivers of internal displacement
    • B.4. Urbanization status
    • B.5. International migration
    • B.6. Resettlement trends by country of origin
    • B.7. Trafficking and smuggling
  • Part C: Impact of migration
    • C.1. Introduction
    • C.2. Migration and socioeconomic development
    • C.3. Migration and sustainable development
  • Part D: Migration governance and related policies
    • D.1. Introduction
    • D.2. Kenya national immigration policy
    • D.3. Legal and policy frameworks on migration
    • D.4. Environment/disaster policy frameworks
    • D.5. Border management and security
    • D.6. Citizenship and regular migration
    • D.7. Irregular migration
    • D.8. Migration and cross-cutting policies
    • D.9. Migration policy implementation and coordination
  • Part E: National dialogue on the global compact for migration
    • E.1. Introduction
    • E.2. National dialogue on Global Compact for Migration
    • E.3. Focus of global compact
    • E.4. International cooperation and governance of migration
    • E.5. Migrants and diaspora in sustainable development
    • E.6. Smuggling of migrants, trafficking in persons and contemporary forms of slavery
    • E.7. Legal framework
    • E.8. Irregular migration and regular pathways
  • Part F: Legal frameworks on migration in kenya
    • F.1. Introduction
    • F.2. National legislation frameworks and policies
    • F.3. International cooperation on migration management
    • F.3. Regional migration policies and treaties
    • F.4. International Migration Treaties
  • Part G: Key findings and recommendations
    • G.1. Migration governance framework
  • Annexes
    • Annex A: International glossary
    • Annex B: National glossary
    • Annex C: National data sources
    • Annex D: Non-governmental organizations working on refugee affairs and assistance in Kenya
    • Annex E: Key international and regional migration instruments
    • Annex F: Regional migration agreements, treaties and bills
  • References