Based on the comprehensive collection and interpretation of available data, IOM’s second World Migration Report presents one of the most complete records of reference data and background analysis on population movements.
Published in June 2003, this report is organized around the core theme of migration management. Policy responses to specific migration issues are discussed in a series of essays with varying geographical and thematic focus.
Preceding the thematic section, a general section introduces the reader to the basics of international migration issues and provides regional updates on trends that have occurred since the publication of the previous report. Maps and graphs and a separate statistics section support the updates on migration trends and policies.
With contributions from internationally renowned practitioners and scholars in the area of migration, the report provides a critical analysis of the current state and policy implications of international migration.
General Section: An Overview of International Migration
Chapter 1: Principles and Diversity of International Migration
Chapter 2: Update on International Migration Trends
Chapter 3: Ways to Curb the Growing Complexities of Irregular Migration
Chapter 4: The Challenge of Integrating Migrants into Host Societies - A Case Study from Berlin
Chapter 5: Health - An Essential Aspect of Migration Management
Chapter 6: The Link between Asylum and Migration
Chapter 7: Internally Displaced Persons - An Issue of Migration Management?
Chapter 8: Managing Migration at the Regional Level – Strategies for Regional Consultation