This report focuses on the specific displacement and return dynamics of four ethnoreligious groups in Iraq – Shabak Shia, Turkmen Shia, Christian and Yazidi – and identifies the socioeconomic characteristics of returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) within these groups. A face-to-face... Read more
Nearly five years since the start of the ISIL-conflict and over a year since its official end, 1.8 million Iraqis remain internally displaced, with almost half of them in displacement for more than three years.
As the rate of return slowed in 2018, attention must also be paid to the ways in which... Read more
At a time when discussions on migration and migrants are often negatively skewed, it is important to reflect on the contributions that migrants have made, both to their communities of origin and destination. Chapter 5 begins by describing the key concepts related to contributions, while providing... Read more
This chapter provides an overview of global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. It also provides a discussion of particular migrant groups – namely migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs – as well as of remittances. In addition, the chapter highlights... Read more
Authored by Rasadhika Sharma and Ulrike Grote, this publication in the Migration Research Series analyses what determines Internet usage among internal migrants in two countries in South-East Asia. The paper is based on data collected under the Thailand Viet Nam Socio Economic Panel migrant... Read more
This Migration Profile is owned by the Government of Zambia and a living document prepared through a government-led technical working group in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and with support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The Migration Profile is a tool... Read more
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees adopted in December 2018 mark a new phase in international cooperation to manage and respond to the movement of people. Chapter 11 provides an update on these important developments that have occurred... Read more
Migrants’ inclusion has always been an important part of the migration phenomenon, but it is a particularly complex issue in today’s increasingly globalized world and diverse societies. Chapter 6 introduces the notions of migrants’ inclusion and social cohesion and examines inclusion outcomes and... Read more
This manual for the Scalabrinian missionary trainers was prepared by the Coordination Office for the Mediterranean of IOM at the request of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of St Charles Borromeo, Scalabrinians.
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
While migration topics in Northern and Western Africa are in the political spotlight, relevant data on migration remain scarce. Basic migration statistics and information are often lacking or are out of date, and data to monitor the migration-related commitments of the SDGs are not widely available... Read more
This mapping of the Gambian, Guinean and Guinea-Bissau diasporas in Italy provides a demographic and socioeconomic profile of these diasporas in Italy. Through the collection and processing of primary and secondary data, the report outlines the current presence and the historical evolution of the... Read more