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?
The Workshop on Migration and Development, held in Geneva on 2-3 February 2005, was organized in cooperation with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The main objectives of the workshop were to examine why migration should be... Read more
Earlier versions of the papers in this volume were presented at the "Regional Conference on Migration and Development in Asia", held in Lanzhou, China, 14-16 March 2005. The conference, hosted by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was organized by IOM and funded by Britain's Department for... Read more