International migration is a complex phenomenon that touches on a multiplicity of economic, social and security aspects all around the world. In this overview chapter of IOM’s flagship publication, the World Migration Report 2020, readers will be able to access key trends, data and information at a... Read more
This report presents the results of the survey that assesses the effectiveness of the substance use primary prevention campaign conducted by the International Organization for Migration and relevant stakeholders. It depicts findings related to changes in the awareness of migrant and ethnic minority... Read more
The new edition of Migration Policy Practice focuses on three key and diverse migration topics: measuring the extent of migration in the Global South; comparing immigrant students´ integration; and migration and identity management questions in asylum cases.
The first article, by David Ingleby, Ann... Read more
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The IOM Glossary on Migration is an accessible and extensive collection of definitions of migration-related terminology. It... Read more
GiA2, on collecting and sharing information on migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to capture migrants' presence in areas at risk or affected by crises, as well as their patterns of movement. It also introduces a tool for developing collective profiles of migrants groups through... Read more
Authored by Abdullah Mohammadi, Ruta Nimkar and Emily Savage, this publication in the Migration Research Series analyses the perceptions that Afghan smugglers have of themselves and of their relationships with their communities in Afghanistan. The paper is based on interviews with 23 smugglers in... Read more
Over the last decade, crossing the Central Mediterranean has become one of the deadliest journeys in the world for migrants, with at least 15,000 migrants having died on this route since 2014. The vast majority of bodies found are not identified, with net identification rates of migrant bodies... Read more
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... Read more
“Evaluating the impact of information campaigns in the field of migration: A systematic review of the evidence, a practical guidance” presents the results of a systematic literature review of the evaluations of migration information campaigns.
Authored by Kerilyn Schewel, this publication in the IOM Migration Research Series explores the aspirations, opportunities and constraints young women navigate as they transition into adulthood, and the rationale behind a decision to migrate as a domestic worker. Based on an in-depth study of the... Read more
The “Data Bulletin Series: Informing the Implementation of the Global Compact for Migration” contains 17 Data Bulletins produced by IOM as well as external experts and partner agencies. It spans a broad range of topics covered by the Global Compact for Migration, highlighting currently available... Read more
The Migration Research Leaders’ Syndicate was established by IOM in early 2017, comprising senior migration researchers from around the world, to support the development of the Global Compact for Migration. The Syndicate has 36 members with diverse geographic origins, thereby enabling perspectives... Read more