This report seeks to study the process of the return of migrants in the three Republics of South Caucasus and to assess the impact of the return on the migrants' families and communities. The study was based on a sample of 3 categories of returnees: those who returned with the assistance of IOM;... Read more
This report accounts the efforts by Somali women to rebuild confidence and create networks across Somalia. The report is a compilation of documents presented at the Seminar entitled Conflict Resolution: Confidence-building and Peace Enhancement Among Somali Women, held in Hargeisa, Somaliland,in... Read more
This study provides the Irish Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform with an overview and analysis of international experience in the field of immigration legislation and practice. Its purpose is to support the Department's efforts in developing comprehensive immigration legislation and... Read more
The Regional Seminar took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 15-16 October 2001 and was attended by over 115 government officials and NGO representatives from the Baltic States as well as Nordic and other EU countries. The Seminar serves a number of purposes.
Firstly, it was an opportunity to... Read more
The social group most vulnerable to traffickers in Azerbaijan is that of women aged 19-35, whose education levels do not exceed that of secondary school. Poor social and economic conditions are the factors contributing to their vulnerability. Trafficking in women from Azerbaijan is to a large part... Read more
This is a special compilation of IOM case studies in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. It comprises case studies taken from 3 reports: Trafficking in women and children from Armenia; Shattered dreams report on trafficking in persons in Azerbaijan; and Hardship abroad or hunger at home, a study of... Read more
The twenty-first century promises to be a new age of migration. Intensifying international migration pressures present many societies with major policy dilemmas; most countries of the world are becoming more multiculrtural, multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-lingual. These changes challenge... Read more
This study aims to “aid the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan Governments to formulate policies that promote migration as a national and regional agent of human development”.
It assesses the economic impact of Nicaraguan migration on their respective economies in terms of productivity levels, employment,... Read more
To enhance better understanding of the dynamics of regional trafficking and to assist victims which will help to develop a regional strategy to prevent trafficking, International Organization for Migration initiated a comprehensive research in 1999.
The research was conducted through structured interviews with returning trafficked women, in-depth case studies of victims and traffickers, observations, and semi-structured interviews with key informants. In addition, the research made use of a literature review of secondary sources and analysis... Read more
This 1999 statistical report was the second in a series of IOM reports providing a description of the migration trends in the 12 CIS countries. The report provides statistical data on flows of migrants,asylum seekers and displaced persons among the CIS countries, and beyond the region. This edition... Read more
Since the 1980s, the Central and Eastern European Countries have established new administrative and legislative systems to cope with large-scale population movements, while being affected by, and seeking to adapt to, the emerging EU border and migration regime. This co-publication with the... Read more