What will the key migration policy challenges be in various regions of the world in the course of 2015? Are the levels and structure of migration flows likely to evolve, for example in terms of types of migration, source countries, and number and profiles of migrants? And what will be the key... Read more
For the purpose of familiarizing Georgian officials and the general public with the terminology commonly used worldwide in the sphere of migration, the Secretariat of the State Commission on Migration Issues of Georgia translated IOM’s Glossary on Migration into Georgian.
Since its publication in... Read more
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on the migration challenges facing the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The first article in this issue, by Enas El Fergany from the League of Arab States (LAS), addresses the important topic of how to promote regional... Read more
Migration Policy Practice welcomes the opportunity to publish a selection of some of the most noteworthy papers discussed at the 13th plenary meeting of the Transatlantic Council on Migration. The meeting examined the realities of the current global protection system and set out to identify gaps... Read more
La majorité des flux de populations en Afrique de l’Ouest est intra régionale. En effet, cette migration Sud-Sud est sept fois plus importante que les migrations de l’Afrique de l’Ouest vers d’autres régions du monde. La Côte d’Ivoire, le Ghana et le Nigéria sont devenus d’importants pays d’accueil... Read more
Migration Facts and Trends: South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia presents an overview of the migratory situation in South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SEEECA). This region consists of 20 countries and territories covered by the IOM Regional Office in Vienna:... Read more
The protection of Nigerian migrant workers abroad has become necessary because of their vulnerability to discrimination, extortion, arbitrary detention, hazardous working conditions, deportation, rape, violence and even murder.
In 2014, significant flows of migration to, through and from the Middle East and North Africa continued unabated. Ongoing conflict, economic stagnation, and political turmoil were main drivers of migration, though motives for movement remain complex. Irregular migration especially for vulnerable or... Read more
In West Africa, the large majority of people move in the region. Now this South–South migration is seven times greater than migration flows from West African countries to other parts of the world. Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria have become important countries of destination hosting large numbers... Read more
The first Migration Profile for Afghanistan is a tool for enhancing policy coherence, evidence-based policymaking and the mainstreaming of migration into development planning. Due to security challenges and limited institutional capacities in data collection, a lack of reliable migration data... 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 at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of... Read more