Migration is a constant and dynamic phenomenon increasingly requiring diversified policy intervention in order to maximize its potential benefits and minimize related costs for both countries of origin and destination as well as migrants themselves. Better knowledge and enhanced capacities in... Read more
This paper presents IOM’s efforts to support vulnerable and mobile communities affected by environmental hazards through disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) activities conducive to sustainable development.
This publication includes the report of a Conference on “Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration: Addressing Vulnerabilities and Harnessing Opportunities” held on the 19th of February 2008 in Geneva. The event was co-hosted by the Greek Chairmanship of the Human Security Network (... Read more
Migration offers a variety of articles presenting IOM’s current activities in the field of migration and other related topics which are implemented in various regions of the globe.
Published twice a year, Migration is an update on the Organization’s activities and international migration policy... Read more
Gradual and sudden environmental changes are resulting in substantial human movement and displacement, and the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise with unprecedented impacts on lives and livelihoods. Despite the potential challenge, there has been a lack of... Read more
The consequences of climate change for migration present humanity with an unprecedented challenge. Since the early 1990s, IOM has been active in the area of migration, climate change and the environment, and has carried out programmes to address this challenge in more than 40 countries in the... Read more
Environment and international migration and their relationship with development are among the most pressing issues on the contemporary global agenda. They have been the focus of major international attention recently with the release of the Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (... Read more
La dégradation de l’environnement, le changement climatique et la migration ne sont pas des phénomènes nouveaux pour la communauté mondiale. Cependant, leur gestion pose toujours davantage de défis et se révèle de plus en plus essentielle pour assurer la sécurité humaine et le développement durable... Read more
La degradación del medio ambiente, el cambio climático y la migración no son una novedad para la comunidad mundial. Ahora bien, la gestión de este fenómeno se ha convertido en un verdadero reto y es crucial para garantizar la seguridad humana y el desarrollo sostenible. No se trata de formas... Read more
Environmental degradation, climate change and migration are not new to the global community. However, managing these phenomena has become both more challenging and more critical to ensuring human security and sustainable development. Not only are gradual and sudden forms of environmental change... Read more