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The Abu Dhabi Declaration, which was adopted by ministers from 20 countries of origin and destination recognizes that properly managed temporary contractual mobility will benefit both countries of origin and destination and improve the well-being of temporary contractual workers.
IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 9 - The Global Forum on Migration and Development:Perspectives from Asia and the Pacific
During the last seven years, many governments in the Asia-Pacific region have actively engaged in the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) as participants as well as leaders, driving its direction and continuity. The region’s engagement has clearly had an effect, judging on the themes… Read More
IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 10 - Integrating migration into the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda
By September 2015, the Member States of the United Nations will have negotiated a set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and subsidiary targets and indicators. These goals will frame a new international development agenda to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire at the… Read More
Migration Initiatives 2009 outlines IOM's planned activities for which financial support is needed. The 2009 appeal totals some 870 million US dollars for activities in nearly 400 locations. The appeal covers a range and diversity of projects as varied as migration itself. Labour migration,… Read More
Human trafficking has become a global business, reaping huge profits for traffickers and organized crime syndicates, generating massive human rights violations, and causing serious problems for governments. Despite the magnitude of the problem, however, it has only recently seized policy makers’… Read More
Les processus consultatifs régionaux sur la migration (PCR) sont d’importants mécanismes de dialogue informel et non contraignant destinés à favoriser la coopération et les partenariats sur des questions de migration entre les Etats. La présente fiche d’information présente succinctement leurs… Read More
The Berne Initiative Process was launched by the government of Switzerland in 2001. The International Agenda for Migration Management is a product of the Berne Initiative Process designed to assist government migration practitioners in developing effective measures for the management of migration.… Read More
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
In the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, this national assessment brings together existing evidence on the migration, environment and climate change nexus in Papua New Guinea (PNG).