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Within the framework of the project, Understanding and Managing Internal Migration in Mongolia (UMIMM), a study on employment was conducted to improve evidence-based policymaking on internal migration.
Research Study on Assessing the Effectiveness of Migration Restrictions in Ulaanbaatar City and Migrants’ Vulnerability
Within the framework of the project, Understanding and Managing Internal Migration in Mongolia (UMIMM), a study on the effectiveness and impacts of internal migrant registration restrictions in Ulaanbaatar was conducted to provide evidence for advocacy groups and policymakers to advocate for… Read More
This report is part of the outputs under the regional initiative “Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on migrants and their families from Central Asia” produced with the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and implemented by IOM.
Regional Assessment: Key Informant Survey on the Socioeconomic Effects of COVID-19 on Returnees and Stranded Migrants in Central Asia
This report is part of the outputs under the project "Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on migrants and their families from Central Asia" produced with the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Editorial support was provided by IOM’s Global DTM Support… Read More
This study gathered evidence on the migration dynamics, COVID-19 impacts, and livelihood situation of host communities, returnees, and stranded migrants living in Kyrgyzstan. The country office of IOM in Kyrgyzstan surveyed 885 returned migrants. Survey was conducted in Bishkek and Osh cities in… Read More
In 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and accompanying 169 targets designed to guide development initiatives until 2030. For the first time, migration has been… Read More
Migration Data in the Context of the 2030 Agenda: Measuring migration and development in Armenia (Armenian)
On 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and accompanying 169 targets designed to guide development initiatives until 2030. For the first time, migration has been… Read More
The Integrated Location Assessment (ILA) – Round IV, conducted from 1 May to 30 June 2019, provides an in-depth look into both displacement and return movements in Iraq, with a special focus on profiling the displaced and returnee populations and the social dynamics they are immersed in. This… Read More
This report focuses on the specific displacement and return dynamics of four ethnoreligious groups in Iraq – Shabak Shia, Turkmen Shia, Christian and Yazidi – and identifies the socioeconomic characteristics of returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) within these groups. A face-to-face… 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
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 by Carleton University and published and distributed by Wiley… Read More
The Integrated Location Assessment (ILA) – Round III provides an in-depth look into both displacement and return movements in Iraq, putting a special focus on profiling the locations these groups live in and the social dynamics they are immersed in.
Migrant Smuggling Data and Research: A global review of the emerging evidence base (Volume 2) presents a unique review of what is being collected and what can be done to further build the evidence base on migrant smuggling globally. The second volume on the topic, and building on the 2016 report,… Read More
In 2013, massive labour migrants were deported from Saudi Arabia as a consequence of the Nitaqat programme, which aimed to increase job opportunities for Saudi citizens. Neighbouring Yemen has been most affected by the programme, with almost 600,000 Yemenis crossing the border back into Yemen.
Migration Policy Practice "Special issue on Afghan displacement" (Vol. VI, Number 3, June-September 2016)
Welcome to the new issue of Migration Policy Practice, a special edition on recent and ongoing trends on Afghan displacement. Guest edited by Marie McAuliffe, Head of Migration Policy Research at IOM Headquarters in Geneva, this special issue examines some of the key underlying Afghan displacement… Read More
Returnees at Risk: Profiling Lebanese Returnees from the Syrian Arab Republic Four Years into the Crisis
Given the unique profile of Lebanese returnees, it is critical to obtain an overview on their numbers and living conditions. Accordingly, from 20 April to 31 May 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Lebanese High Relief Commission (HRC) conducted the second Lebanese… Read More
With questions on integration of foreigners, border security and international migration flows topping the international policy debate and daily media broadcasts, there is widespread awareness of an urgent need to have credible, comprehensive and timely statistical data on migration. Lack of such… 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
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on a broad range of national, regional and global migration policy areas.
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.
“In Europe, we need to get on urgently with the process of managing migration as best as we can, in accordance with clear principles, so that migration can benefit our societies and our economies.” In his lead article for this issue of MPP, Martin Schulz, former President of the European Parliament… Read More
Migration and development within the South: New evidence from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries
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.
Policymakers throughout the world have increasingly recognized the development potential of migration as well as the related need for timely and reliable data on migration that can inform evidence-based policymaking and planning in this area. Yet, often there is a lack of adequate data and/or… Read More
Migration Profiles provide a means to identify information gaps and to develop strategies to enhance data collection and data-sharing through the analysis of information and data available on immigration, emigration, irregular migration, labour market conditions, skills shortages, diasporas and… Read More
Guidelines for the Collection of Data on Trafficking in Human Beings, Including Comparable Indicators
The lack of reliable and comparable data on trafficking in human beings remains one of the main obstacles in effectively preventing and combating trafficking in human beings as well as protecting and assisting victims.
This publication is a compilation of technical papers from independent experts who participated in the two-day expert group meeting entitled “Female Migrants – Bridging the gaps throughout the life cycle,” in May, 2006 in New York. Jointly organized by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and IOM, this… Read More
Migration Patterns Survey and HIV Vulnerability Assessment Mapping in Selected Districts of Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste, the world’s newest democracy, has extremely poor health indicators and high levels of endemic poverty. Information about migration patterns, mobility and HIV prevalence and knowledge in the country are limited. This study attempted to identify migration patterns and HIV vulnerability… Read More
Enhancing Migration Data Collection, Processing and Sharing in the Republic of Armenia: Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis Report (Armenian)
It is vital that migration policy is based on credible and comprehensive data and statistics.
Enhancing Migration Data Collection, Processing and Sharing in the Republic of Armenia: Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis Report
It is vital that migration policy is based on credible and comprehensive data and statistics.
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