IOM and the African Capacity - building Foundation (ACBF) organized a workshop in Dakar on Migration, Development and Poverty Reduction, attended by representatives of over 20 countries. The discussions centred on the potential contribution of migrants to development and various ways to strengthen... Read more
This study was conducted in three provinces on Cambodia – Koh Kong, Kampong Som, and Siem Reap. The research aim for the project was to map the process and mechanisms of trafficking within Cambodia for two target groups, Commercially Sexually Exploited Women and Girls (CSEWGs) and child domestic... Read more
Timor-Leste, the world’s newest democracy, has extremely poor health indicators and high levels of endemic poverty. Information about migration patterns, mobility and HIV prevalence and knowledge in the country are limited. This study attempted to identify migration patterns and HIV vulnerability... Read more
IOM TCC, with the support of the US Department of State’s Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), has recently published the report on "Migration Perspectives in Eastern Europe and Central Asia".
This is a summary report of the structured e-mail discussion on the links between population mobility, migration and HIV in Southern Africa, which was organized by the IOM in collaboration with the Health and Development Networks (HDN). The discussion took place on the AF-AIDS eForum, the regional... Read more
This report documents three trafficking trends in the region, and looks at the health risks that trafficked women encounter in each one. In all three trends women are vulnerable to sexual, reproductive and mental health-related problems. At present, organizations that aim to counter human... Read more
Return Migration in Austria is the contribution of the National Contact Point (NCP) Austria to the third European Pilot Study on Return Migration in the EU Member States, which is compiled by the European Migration Network (EMN).
Besides the Austrian NCP, country studies will be compiled by the... Read more
The report, “Managing Migration in Ireland: A Social and Economic Analysis”, prepared by IOM on behalf of Ireland’s National Economic and Social Council (NESC) shows that while immigration has largely had a positive effect on the Irish economy, the country needs to have a long-term immigration... Read more
The presentation of this report reflects the topics on the agenda of a conference with the same title organized jointly by the Ministry in charge of the Moroccan Community Residing Abroad and IOM, which was held in Rabat, Morocco, on 5-6 December 2005. The meeting explored the role of religion in... Read more
The research clarifies the issue of smuggling of migrants, distinguishes it from trafficking in persons and irregular migration and elaborates on its link to human rights. General trends and patterns of smuggling of migrants are analysed before addressing the issue in Central Asian context. Three... Read more
El estudio "La trata de personas en Paraguay", describe y analiza desde un abordaje cualitativo, las causas económicas y culturales que dan origen a este fenómeno y las especificidades que adquiere a nivel local tipificando el perfil de la víctima, el victimario y su modus operandi.
Identifica las... Read more