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International Dialogue on Migration No. 31: Accelerating integrated action on sustainable development: Migration, the environment and climate change
Climate change and environmental degradation are undoubtedly major concerns, and their impact on migration, health, peace and sustainable development are already manifest in all regions of the world.
The fiftieth anniversary session of the IOM Council in November 2001 offered an opportunity for the international community to reflect upon five decades of migration management and to prepare for the new challenges posed by migration at the start of the twenty-first century.
The Workshop on Migration and Development, held in Geneva on 2-3 February 2005, was organized in cooperation with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The main objectives of the workshop were to examine why migration should be… 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
International Dialogue on Migration No. 16 - Human Rights and Migration: Working Together for Safe, Dignified and Secure Migration
Human rights, as expressed in international and regional instruments, have entered all spheres of policymaking and migration is no exception. Nevertheless, migrants continue to be disproportionately affected by human rights violations. This is due principally to their status as non-nationals in the… Read More
International Dialogue on Migration No. 18 - Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration
As part of IOM’s annual International Dialogue on Migration – dedicated in 2011 to the theme The Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change – the IOM membership selected the topic "Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration" as the focus of a workshop in Geneva, Switzerland on… Read More
International Dialogue on Migration No. 21 - Protecting Migrants during Times of Crisis: Immediate Responses and Sustainable Strategies
This publication contains the report and supplementary materials of a workshop on 'Protecting Migrants during Times of Crisis: Immediate Responses and Sustainable Strategies' which was held in Geneva, Switzerland on 13 and 14 September 2012.