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Authored by Sarah Zingg, this Migration Research Series paper aims to improve the understanding of the interlinkages between climate change and conflict by providing a synthesis analysis of research on the topic. It more particularly explores four main factors identified as mechanisms through which… Read More
Authored by Martina Belmonte and Simon McMahon, this Migration Research Series paper offers a review of the available evidence and data on youth migration in order to take a step towards greater clarity in research and policymaking. A review of the available research on youth migration is… Read More
MRS No. 58 - Determinants of Internet Use Among Migrants in South-East Asia: A case study of internal migrants in Thailand and Viet Nam
Authored by Rasadhika Sharma and Ulrike Grote, this publication in the Migration Research Series analyses what determines Internet usage among internal migrants in two countries in South-East Asia. The paper is based on data collected under the Thailand Viet Nam Socio Economic Panel migrant… Read More
MRS No. 53 - International Migration, Internal Migration, Mobility and Urbanization: Towards More Integrated Approaches
“The idea that most people do not move or are fixed at a specific location might be appealing but it is wrong. Mobility is an inherent characteristic of all populations unless specific policies or other factors are in place that limit or control that mobility.”
Este informe se centra en los posibles futuros escenarios de cambio climático y desastres naturales así como de migración y desarrollo, en un empeño por concienciar sobre la situación y encontrar respuestas a los desafíos que ello plantea.
Le présent rapport met essentiellement l’accent sur les scénarios futurs possibles de changements climatiques, de catastrophes naturelles, de migrations et de développement, dans l’espoir de susciter une prise de conscience accrue et de trouver des réponses aux problèmes qui se profilent à l’… Read More
This report focuses on the possible future scenarios for climate change, natural disasters and migration and development, looking to increase awareness and find answers to the challenges that lie ahead.
Despite the growing awareness of the nexus between climate change and migration, the subject has not yet been explored empirically in a way that generates conclusive results. Climate change might increase migration as people need to search for a living elsewhere, but migration might as well… Read More
Environment and international migration and their relationship with development are among the most pressing issues on the contemporary global agenda. They have been the focus of major international attention recently with the release of the Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (… Read More
The US Trafficking in Persons Report (July 2001) included South Korea among 23 countries that, in the eyes of the US State Department, failed to meet minimum standards in attempting to stop the trafficking in human beings (mostly women and children) who are exploited as prostitutes or placed in low… Read More
This report reviews the available scholarly reporting on climate change, migration and security and describes the legal and policy challenges facing the international community. While there is indeed considerable evidence that climate does influence migration, future estimates are hampered by a… Read More
MRS No. 46 - Migration and development within the SouthNew evidence from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP Observatory on Migration)
South–South migration is a traditional livelihood strategy for millions of people in the global South. Despite its importance, mobility between developing countries has only recently been targeted by researchers and policymakers.
Dialogue international sur la migration No. 10 - Séminaire d'experts: sur la migration et l'environnement
La dégradation de l’environnement, le changement climatique et la migration ne sont pas des phénomènes nouveaux pour la communauté mondiale. Cependant, leur gestion pose toujours davantage de défis et se révèle de plus en plus essentielle pour assurer la sécurité humaine et le développement durable… Read More
La degradación del medio ambiente, el cambio climático y la migración no son una novedad para la comunidad mundial. Ahora bien, la gestión de este fenómeno se ha convertido en un verdadero reto y es crucial para garantizar la seguridad humana y el desarrollo sostenible. No se trata de formas… Read More
Environmental degradation, climate change and migration are not new to the global community. However, managing these phenomena has become both more challenging and more critical to ensuring human security and sustainable development. Not only are gradual and sudden forms of environmental change… Read More
MRS No. 51 - Vulnerability to Environmental Stress: Household Livelihoods, Assets and Mobility in the Mekong Delta, Viet Nam
Climate change negotiations have put migration, displacement and planned relocation as a direct or indirect result of climate change in the spotlight. The Cancun Agreement in 2010 called for enhanced understanding of human mobility and climate change, and, more recently, the Intergovernmental Panel… Read More