This World Migration Report update provides an overview of the latest global data on internally displaced persons (IDPs). The update is based on the most recent estimates from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).
Internal migration within Mongolia has a long tradition that continues up until today. More recent trends, however, are exceptional in that the share of households moving from rural to urban areas – including the capital of Ulaanbaatar – is relatively high, resulting in urbanization and the... Read more
International Migration is a refereed bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited by Carleton University and published and distributed by Wiley... Read more
IOM’s Global Migration Trends Factsheet 2015 presents a snapshot of the migration trends worldwide for the year 2015, based on migration statistics from a variety of sources.
In 2015, the number of international migrants worldwide – people residing in a country other than their country of birth –... Read more
Lessons Learned from South Sudan Protection of Civilian Sites 2014-2015 is a snapshot and analysis of the formulation and administration of protection of civilian sites gathered from interviews of IDPs, stakeholders, partners and decision makers.
The earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010 sparked a massive displacement crisis in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding metropolitan area, home to an estimated 2.8 million residents at the time. At the peak of the crisis, over 1,500 camps sheltering 1.5 million internally displaced persons... Read more
More than 2 million Southerners have returned to South Sudan since 2005, following the end of the North–South civil war. Building on research conducted in South Sudan, as well as Egypt and northern Uganda, Ensor examines the process of reintegration of refugees and internally displaced persons... Read more
One year on from the Arab uprisings, the historic events of 2012 look no less extraordinary by comparison. New governments took office after landmark sets of elections in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya but often struggled with the difficult political and economic challenges they faced whilst engaging... Read more
The 2006 crisis in Timor-Leste saw close to 15 per cent of the population displaced from their homes, threatening to sink the country into protracted instability and violence. Remarkably, less than five years later, the country looks to be back on track, with the internal displacement file from... Read more
El proyecto Prodes (Asistencia integral para niños, niñas, jóvenes y familias desplazadas internas en Colombia) nació como una estrategia de intervención para mejorar la calidad de vida de comunidades desplazadas que habitan en Bogotá y Medellín, a través de tres componentes: educación, salud y... Read more
This booklet was prepared with a mission to inform the public at large about human trafficking consisting in the exploitation of persons and prevent the rates and consequences of this crime which is today at the center of growing public attention worldwide.
This booklet was published in the... Read more
This book encapsulates the law of international migration by examining developments first addressed in the volume on Migration and International Legal Norms (edited by T.A. Aleinikoff and V. Chetail; T.M.C. Asser Press, 2003) and by discussing wholly new themes.