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The rapid surge in mixed migration in 2015-2016 thrust many local authorities across Europe into emergency mode, forcing them to find ways to address the needs of vulnerable groups, including refugees with a range of physical and mental-health conditions and unaccompanied children. Often,… Read More
Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration: Addressing Vulnerabilities and Harnessing Opportunities
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
This report is a collective publication comprising a review of international literature on the subject of migrant deskilling and underemployment from a gender perspective and three empirical case studies from Switzerland, Canada and the United Kingdom. It explores the disproportionate difficulties… Read More
Policy Highlights - Summary of the Research Findings of the IOM Independent Network of Labour Migration and Integration Experts (LINET)
In order to inform migration policymaking, both at European and national levels, the IOM Independent Network of Labour Migration and Integration Experts (LINET) has carried out nine studies in the EU Member States and beyond.
For 20 years, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been providing voluntary return and reintegration assistance in Switzerland. Globally, IOM assists the voluntary return of about 30,000 people in more than 160 countries every year.