In Nepal, approximately 73 per cent of women are engaged in agriculture, contributing to all stages from management to marketing. Yet, women’s access and ownership of land in the country remains marginal. According to 2011 population census, only in 19.71 per cent of the households in the country... Read more
The Republic of Uganda Border and Migration Management Assessment was carried out in 2014 in order to give an overview of the migration management structure of the country. This publication allows the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control of Uganda and other stakeholders to properly... Read more
The AVRR 2015 Key Highlights report showcases IOM’s contribution to return management in 2015. It provides an overview of the current trends at both the global and regional levels regarding voluntary return and reintegration assistance.
The number and scale of crises are forcing record numbers of people to flee their homes seeking relative safety within or across international borders. However, the growing complexity and unpredictability of these crises is resulting in increasingly protracted displacement situations which... Read more
In 2015, 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. There were dramatic shifts in the scale and... Read more
With the present study, IOM Bern wanted to explore the availability of microcredit as an additional source of financing for reintegration projects that are implemented within the framework of an IOM assisted voluntary return and reintegration (AVRR) programme. The accessibility of microcredits to... Read more
The assessment report is produced under the Ghana Integrated Migration Management Approach (GIMMA) project, funded by the European Union and jointly implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Ghana Immigration Service (GIS).
Jointly implemented with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the project involves the development of a policy-benchmarking framework to assess the extent to which national migration policies facilitate orderly, safe and well managed migration, as laid out in SDG Target 10.7.
The framework is... Read more
Catastrophes géophysiques ou météorologiques, hausse du niveau des mers, désertification, dégradation des écosystèmes : chaque année, des millions de personnes quittent leurs terres pour des raisons environnementales. Un phénomène que le changement climatique en cours ne va qu'amplifier.
A l'aide... 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.
Réputé être un « réservoir abondant de main-d’œuvre » durant la période coloniale, une « Terre des Hommes » pour sa contribution aux efforts de guerre de la Première et de la Deuxième Guerre mondiales, le Burkina Faso (ancienne Haute-Volta) a fait l'objet de très nombreuses études et recherches sur... Read more
Over 5,400 people are estimated to have lost their lives on migratory routes around the world in 2015, and the first half of 2016 has only seen the numbers increase. The Mediterranean alone witnessed a record number of at least 3,770 deaths in 2015, with numbers climbing in 2016. The International... Read more