IOM and the African Capacity - building Foundation (ACBF) organized a workshop in Dakar on Migration, Development and Poverty Reduction, attended by representatives of over 20 countries. The discussions centred on the potential contribution of migrants to development and various ways to strengthen... Read more
This paper is intended to guide policymakers through challenges posed by migration and development. It is intended to be an accessible guide to the policy implications drawn from the burgeoning literature on migration and development. Its primary aim is to further the important and timely process... Read more
Migration in the Americas is a quarterly newsletter that provides insight to IOM activities in the Western Hemisphere. This publication includes articles written in both English and Spanish.
Immigration debates should not demonize migrants; UN High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development; XI... Read more
The close relationship between economic development and migration has been recognized for some time. In recent years, however, there has been a shift in thinking about the relationship between migration and development. Traditionally, migration was seen as a problem with negative implications for... Read more
International Migration is a refereed quarterly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of... Read more
This book presents the findings from selected studies published in IOM's Migration Research Series during 2005-2006. Migration for Development: Within and Beyond Frontiers has been published to coincide with the High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD) that will take... Read more
This study is a follow-up activity to the MIDSA Workshop on Migration and Development in Southern Africa, held in Zanzibar, Tanzania, in 2004. It assesses and analyses the migration and development situation of Angola and Zambia, with a special focus on skills migration and a review of government... Read more
This paper discusses the linkages between migration and the Millennium Development Goals, with specific focus on poverty alleviation, gender, health, environmental sustainability and global partnerships.
There is a noticeable gap in research and analysis on how migration is linked to attaining the... Read more
The report argues that internal migration can play an important role in poverty reduction and economic development; internal migration should therefore not be controlled or actively discouraged. Policy should instead concern itself with ways of maximizing the potential benefits of migration to the... Read more
Where are people migrating today and why? What are the implications for the world's developing and industrialized economies? And what are the key issues facing policy makers in migrant origin, destination, and transit countries?