Since 2001 the International Dialogue on Migration has been providing states and other relevant actors a forum for open and inclusive debate on key migration policy aspects and for advancing understanding, dialogue and cooperation on migration governance.
“Measuring Migration Governance” is the third issue of the series Data Bulletin: Informing a Global Compact for Migration. It describes a number of strategies for understanding and enhancing national migration policies and governance structures. By providing a clear overview of selected indices of... Read more
“More than numbers: the value of migration data” is the second issue in the series Data Bulletin: Informing a Global Compact for Migration. Produced by IOM’s GMDAC with analytic support from McKinsey & Company, this issue makes the case that there is significant value in migration which can be... Read more
“Global Migration Trends” is the inaugural issue of the series Data Bulletin: Informing a Global Compact for Migration. It provides a brief overview of key global migration trends, based on available statistics and estimates from a variety of sources, to support informed decision-making throughout... Read more
Since 2014, the International Organization for Migration has recorded the deaths of nearly 25,000 migrants. This figure is a significant indicator of the human toll of unsafe migration, yet fails to capture the true number of people who have died or gone missing during migration. This report, the... Read more
There is an increasing understanding of the phenomenon of environmental migration, while less is known about the experts who directly or indirectly drive the policy development. This policy brief reports on an online questionnaire of 262 such experts, which aims to understand the environment and... Read more
Migration from Africa continues to be largely misconstrued and misrepresented, both in relation to its core dynamics and its implications for European economies and societies. This may also be due to the limited availability and public dissemination of adequate data. Despite what is commonly... Read more
IOM has established the Migration Research Leaders Syndicate to support the development of the global compact for migration. The Syndicate comprises migration experts from around the world with deep knowledge of a wide variety of aspects of migration. The 36 Syndicate members and 9 advisers herald... Read more
Since the start of the war in Yemen in late March 2015, thousands of migrants find themselves in an extremely vulnerable situation. Despite the ongoing conflict, Yemen remains a transit county for thousands of Ethiopian migrants to reach the Arabian Peninsula. Each month, an estimated 10,000... Read more
Migration Initiatives is IOM’s annual publication detailing the scope of the Organization’s activities for the year to come and the different contributions it makes to improve migration governance on the basis of the Migration Governance Framework.
The report reviews available evidence on trans-Mediterranean irregular migration to Europe along various routes going back to the 1970s, particularly on the magnitude of the flows, the evolution of sea routes to Southern Europe, the characteristics of migrants, the extent to which one can separate... Read more
The Training of Trainers Manual (ToT): National Labour Migration Management: Ethiopia responds to the demand to provide trainers with a comprehensive, interactive, practical and flexible training guide for effective labour migration management in Ethiopia (as a country of origin), as well as how to... Read more