Vivimos en un mundo cada vez más urbano. En 2014, más del 54% de los habitantes del planeta residía en zonas urbanas. Es de prever que para 2050 la población urbana, que actualmente asciende a 3.900 millones de personas,alcance unos 6.400 millones. La migración propulsa la creciente urbanización,... Read more
Nous vivons dans un monde qui ne cesse de s’urbaniser. En 2014, plus de 54 % de la population mondiale habitait dans des zones urbaines. D’ici à 2050, la population urbaine devrait passer de 3,9 milliards de personnes aujourd’hui à quelque 6,4 milliards de personnes. La migration est un moteur... Read more
We live in a world which is becoming increasingly urban. Over 54 per cent of people across the globe were living in urban areas in 2014. The current urban population of 3.9 billion is expected to grow to some 6.4 billion by 2050. Migration is driving much of the increase in urbanization, making... Read more
The Return Migration booklet includes publications about the topic in selected countries, related migration policy and practices in Europe, as well as summary reports on IOM assisted voluntary return and reintegration activities globally.
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
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