This study, funded by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Development Fund under the project “Ey Vatan Mesozamat!” (Engaging Tajik Diaspora in Tajikistan Development), assesses potential contributions of the Tajik diaspora in the Russian Federation for the development of the home... Read more
This report presents child growth and malnutrition status of refugee children examined by the IOM Health Assessment Programme at select locations namely Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda. The report analyses prevalence of three key indicators... Read more
Cross-border labour mobility can contribute to the improved matching of skills and jobs, transfer of knowledge and technology, increased economic productivity and employment creation. While the current economic situation and limited employment opportunities in South-East Europe pose considerable... Read more
Migration Facts and Trends: South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia presents an overview of the migratory situation in South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SEEECA). This region consists of 20 countries and territories covered by the IOM Regional Office in Vienna:... Read more
In the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, this national assessment brings together existing evidence on the migration, environment and climate change nexus in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
This publication is the English-translated version of the study titled “Диаспора – партнер по развитию Таджикистана” published in 2014. The study, funded by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Development Fund under the project “Ey Vatan Mesozamat!” (Engaging Tajik Diaspora in... Read more
Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), was one of the strongest tropical cyclones in history, and made landfall in the Philippines in early November 2013, with winds exceeding 300 km/h and a 5-m storm surge. Over 4 million people were displaced, with damage to housing and infrastructure across a vast area... Read more
For 20 years, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been providing voluntary return and reintegration assistance in Switzerland. Globally, IOM assists the voluntary return of about 30,000 people in more than 160 countries every year.
Nigerian diaspora members currently living in the United Kingdom are highly skilled and knowledgeable, and thus can contribute to national development. They can make contributions in the form of investment, skills transfer, mentoring and consulting.
This mapping exercise was conducted to provide... Read more
The protection of Nigerian migrant workers abroad has become necessary because of their vulnerability to discrimination, extortion, arbitrary detention, hazardous working conditions, deportation, rape, violence and even murder.
In 2014, significant flows of migration to, through and from the Middle East and North Africa continued unabated. Ongoing conflict, economic stagnation, and political turmoil were main drivers of migration, though motives for movement remain complex. Irregular migration especially for vulnerable or... Read more
In West Africa, the large majority of people move in the region. Now this South–South migration is seven times greater than migration flows from West African countries to other parts of the world. Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria have become important countries of destination hosting large numbers... Read more