In the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, this report analyses the case of Manam islanders in Papua New Guinea. Approximately 9,000 people were evacuated to the north coast of Madang Province due to volcanic... Read more
In the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, the Republic of Kenya (hereafter Kenya) is one of the six pilot countries. The country was selected as it is prone to extreme events. In fact, since 1964, a total of 58.66... Read more
IOM’s partnerships with the private sector are diverse in thematic focus and recognize the active participation of the private sector in tackling today’s pressing migration opportunities and challenges. Leveraging the expertise, innovation and networks of the private sector is crucial to advancing... Read more
As a country of origin, transit and destination, migration dynamics in Namibia are complex, and the country is in need of a comprehensive national migration policy to be developed by the government. However, due to lack of relevant data across ministries and agencies, the International Organization... Read more
International Migration is a refereed bimonthly 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 by Carleton University and published and distributed by Wiley... Read more
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission to the Republic of Moldova presents the third edition of the Extended Migration Profile (EMP) of the Republic of Moldova for 2008–2013. This report is edited and published under the project “Supporting the implementation of the migration... Read more
A survey of G20 governments – the club of major economies – prepared by IOM at the request of the 2015 Turkish presidency – shows that 15 out of 19 G20 countries want immigration levels increased or maintained at the same level.
The survey, part of a broader forthcoming IOM’s report “How the World... Read more
As numbers of temporary labour migrants have rapidly increased over the past four decades, facilitating international migration has become a highly profitable and multi-faceted business. Human rights defenders, civil society organisations, journalists and academics have consistently exposed... Read more
There has been increased interest in migration and migration policies in the last decade. Several developments at global, regional, subregional and national levels have raised migration issues to the forefront of the political and policy arenas, emphasizing the need for legal frameworks to curtail... Read more
Sweden and IOM’s partnership dates back to 1954. Today, our joint efforts cover almost all aspects of migration governance, including resettlement, family reunification, humanitarian assistance, migration and development, return and reintegration and assistance to victims of trafficking. This... Read more
Canada and IOM’s partnership is global in focus, diverse in thematic focus, and inclusive a growing number of Canadian stakeholders. This publication offers an overview of major areas of cooperation, and highlights key achievements and landmark steps in the evolution of our joint work. From... Read more
The Arab region, lying at the crossroads of Africa, Asia and Europe, has long witnessed the ebb and flow of international migration, one of the main factors driving social and economic changes in the Arab region.
The 2015 Situation Report on International Migration is published by the United... Read more