Thousands of African nationals leave their home country each year to pursue better economic prospects within or outside Africa, depriving the continent of its vital human resources. Despite this enormous loss, the African diaspora, equipped with their competencies, new ideas and expertise gained... Read more
The research presented in this volume was directed by Nina Nyberg Sorensen and is based on case studies from around the world to examine how migration influences development. The studies reveal that it is seldom the simple act of migrating, but rather the conditions under which migration takes... Read more
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
La relación estrecha que existe entre desarrollo económico y migración es reconocida desde hace algún tiempo. En años recientes, sin embargo, se ha producido un cambio en la forma de pensar la relación entre migración y desarrollo. Tradicionalmente, la migración era considerada como un problema con... 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
Migrations est une publication trimestrielle de l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) et présente les activités en cours de l'Organisation dans le monde entier. OIM Infos est disponible en anglais, français et espagnol.
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