Migration Initiatives 2009 outlines IOM's planned activities for which financial support is needed. The 2009 appeal totals some 870 million US dollars for activities in nearly 400 locations. The appeal covers a range and diversity of projects as varied as migration itself. Labour migration,... Read more
This assessment involved a survey of 819 migrant workers in 12 factories through a questionnaire, ten focus group discussions with male and female migrant factory workers, and six focus group discussions with migrant female sex workers in 2006. The study focused on both migration patterns and... Read more
Prepared by IOM in collaboration with the Thai Ministry of Public Health, this report summarizes the structure and management modality of the five-year pilot programme on migrant health in five priority provinces in Thailand. Also included in the report are good practices for different migrant... Read more
Launched at the turn of the millennium, Thailand’s Universal Health Coverage Scheme has also been applied for labour migrants from neighboring countries. However, the scheme only addresses the health needs of registered migrants, leaving out more than three quarters of the total migrant population... Read more
In 2007-2008 IOM, in coordination with UNICEF, a handful of International NGOs, the Jordanian Women Union and the Iraqi Youth League conducted an assessment on the psychosocial needs of Iraqis displaced in Jordan and Lebanon. The assessment included mapping, structured interviews with stakeholders... Read more
Directed at a diverse audience of policymakers and practitioners, as well as the larger public interested in contemporary transnational issues, this book captures the context in Finland and Somalia which has led to the very first MIDA (Migration for Development in Africa) project for Somalia.
Integration is key to effective and comprehensive migration management approaches. It intersects with a number of other major policy areas, including human rights protection and non-discrimination, employment policy, public security, social stability, public health, education, foreign affairs,... Read more
Migrant’s right to health in Southern Africa traces some of the relevant constitutional, legislative and international standards that are applicable in each of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member
states regarding migrants’ right to health.
This “baseline paper” investigates current “psychosocial” intervention measures, while focusing on the mental and emotional well-being of trafficked persons, examining interpretations of “psychosocial” support and constructively critiquing the efficacy and breadth of such interventions. Moreover... 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 study aims at providing a legal perspective on migration health in Europe through a review of European Community Law and Council of Europe instruments. As will be seen, numerous instruments exist at the European level recognizing that the right to health is a fundamental human right for... Read more