IOM rose from the ashes of World War Two 65 years ago. In the battle-scarred continent of Europe, no government alone could help survivors who wanted no more than an opportunity to resume their lives in freedom and with dignity. The first incarnation of IOM was created to resettle refugees during... Read more
In the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, this report presents the findings of the household survey conducted in Viet Nam.
Guatemala is the country of origin of sizeable migration flows. Most Guatemalan migrants move North and settle temporarily or permanently in Mexico, or transit through Mexico on their way to the United States of America. Their lives, integrity and assets are threatened by a variety of factors, both... Read more
En el presente documento se exponen los resultados de la investigación sobre migraciones y medio ambiente en República Dominicana, uno de los países comprendidos en el proyecto: “Migración, Medio Ambiente y Cambio Climático: Datos empíricos para la formulación de políticas” (MECLEP). Esta... Read more
Myanmar is the largest migration source in the Greater Mekong Subregion, sending an estimated 10 per cent of its 50-million population abroad, mainly to Thailand and Malaysia, as well as other destinations in Asia and beyond. Limited formal opportunities for safe migration from the country force... Read more
Due to increasing implications of climate change and other environmental degradations on the livelihoods of people, it has become significantly important to consider migration as an adaptation strategy. In the case of Turkey, one of the main economic sectors affected by climate change is... Read more
It is estimated that between 6 –10 million migrants and refugees are disabled, although accurate figures are difficult to obtain. Whatever the exact number, it is known that there is a substantial minority of people with disabilities in the population of migrants globally. The challenges imposed... Read more
Although human trafficking has gathered momentum and several international organizations have developed approaches to address it, the phenomenon remains a serious crime, with grave human rights concerns, that is largely overlooked in crisis situations. In addition, human trafficking is typically... Read more