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Migration en Afrique de l´Ouest et du Nord et à travers la Mediterannée - Chapitre 30Politiques de libre circulation et contrôles aux frontières : les systèmes régionaux de gouvernance des migrations en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Nord et en Europe, et leurs interactions
La majorité des États d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Nord ainsi que des États d’Europe appartiennent à des zones de libre circulation. La tendance à lever les contrôles aux frontières intrarégionales s’est toutefois accompagnée d’une tendance au renforcement des contrôles aux frontières extérieures. Le… Read More
Migration en Afrique de l´Ouest et du Nord et à travers la Mediterannée - Chapitre 20Gestion de l’information sanitaire dans le contexte de la migration forcée en Europe
Le présent chapitre fournit une vue d’ensemble des données sur la santé des migrants le long de la route de la Méditerranée centrale en adoptant une approche fondée sur les cas. Il décrit comment les données sont actuellement recueillies et quels sont les points forts et les points faibles de ces… Read More
Le présent chapitre fait le bilan de l’état des connaissances sur la migration internationale en provenance, à destination et le long de chacun des 12 pays de la route de la Méditerranée centrale, en portant une attention particulière aux vingt dernières années. Il s’interroge essentiellement sur… Read More
Le présent chapitre vise à répondre aux questions suivantes : a) pourquoi fautil mesurer la migration ? et b) que devons-nous attendre de données de qualité sur les migrations ? Deux outils de collecte de données y sont analysés en détail, à savoir : la Matrice de suivi des déplacements (MSD) de l’… Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Chapter 20Health information management in the context of forced migration in Europe
This chapter provides an overview of health data among migrants on the Central Mediterranean Route, using a case-based approach. It outlines how data are currently collected and what are the strengths and weaknesses of these health information systems. Examples from Libya, Italy, Germany, the… Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Chapter 30Free movement policies and border controls: regional migration governance systems in West and North Africa and Europe, and their interactions
Most States in West and North Africa and in Europe are part of free movement areas. The trend towards lifting intraregional border controls has, however, unfolded in parallel with a trend towards tightening external border controls. This chapter analyses how the two trends have shaped regional and… Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Chapter 2Focus on operational data: the International Organization for Migration’s Displacement Tracking Matrix, and the Mixed Migration Centre’s Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism initiative
This chapter aims to answer the questions: (a) Why do we need to measure migration? and (b) What should we expect from good data on migration? It analyses two data collection tools in detail: IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism initiative (4Mi).… Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Chapter 1Migration measurement along the Central Mediterranean Route: sources of data
This chapter inventories the state of knowledge on international migration from, to and through each of the 12 countries of the Central Mediterranean Route (CMR), with a focus on the last two decades. What national statistics tell us bout numbers and profiles of international migrants in West… Read More
The Future of Migration to Europe: A systematic review of the literature on migration scenarios and forecasts
Effective migration management requires some degree of anticipation of the magnitude and nature of future flows. In response to these needs, two types of approaches have emerged in the literature in recent years: (a) migration forecasts, which provide quantitative estimates of future migration, and… Read More
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
Les fiches d’information sur le Rapport État de la migration dans le monde 2020 donnent un aperçu succinct de chacun des onze chapitres du Rapport. Elles permettent de se faire facilement et rapidement une idée des questions et des sujets examinés dans l’ouvrage.
This report gives a comprehensive overview of the key messages, discussion points and conclusions articulated during the Regional Conference on Counter Migrant Smuggling: Innovative Ideas and New Models of Cooperation, and extends it with the authors’ analytical reflections. The conference was held… Read More
This World Migration Report Update provides an overview of the latest data on international migrants in Europe. It is based on the most recent estimates from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Released in December 2017, the international migrant stock data sets estimate… Read More
The new edition of Migration Policy Practice focuses on issues of refugee resettlement. These have ascended the international policy agenda considerably over the past few years, with a number of new schemes that draw on the principle of regional or international responsibility-sharing, and are… Read More
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2016 and presents key achievements in the three main migration health programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-… Read More
The report reviews available evidence on trans-Mediterranean irregular migration to Europe along various routes going back to the 1970s, particularly on the magnitude of the flows, the evolution of sea routes to Southern Europe, the characteristics of migrants, the extent to which one can separate… Read More
Diálogo Internacional sobre la Migración No. 26: Seguimiento y Evaluación de los Aspectos Referentes a la Migración en los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible
La presente publicación contiene el informe y el material complementario de los dos talleres celebrados en 2016 bajo el tema general “Seguimiento y Evaluación de los Aspectos referentes a la Migración en los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible”, en el marco del Diálogo Internacional sobre la… Read More
International Dialogue on Migration No. 26 : Follow-up and review of Migration in the Sustainable development Goals
This publication contains the report and complementary materials of the two workshops held in 2016 under the overarching theme “Follow-up and Review of Migration in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” within the framework of the International Dialogue on Migration (IDM), IOM’s principal forum… Read More
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses primarily on issues of labour market integration of migrants in Europe. In particular, this special issue summarizes a selection of presentations from the recent “Integration through Qualification (IQ)” symposium on labour market integration of… Read More
During the first five months of 2016, 1 in every 23 migrants has died attempting to journey across the Central Mediterranean to Europe. This represents a drastic worsening of an already high death toll. Since the beginning of 2014, the overall ratio of deaths to numbers of migrant crossings has… Read More
This edition of Migration Policy Practice focuses on a range of themes, namely, migration and IT connectivity, the labour immigration system of Sweden, new migration and development strategies, and migration trends in the Arab region. The first article describes the ways in which information and… Read More
L'impact psychosocial du sous-emploi sur la vie des femmes migrantes qualifiées travaillant à Genève (Suisse)
Pour conférer une plus grande visibilité à la question du sous-emploi des femmes migrantes, ce rapport vise à faire le point des ouvrages internationaux consacrés à ce sujet ; présenter les résultats de l’impact psychologique et social du sous-emploi chez les femmes migrantes de la ville suisse de… Read More
Published by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Migration and Health informs about current mobile populations and health issues around the world. In addition to an in-depth editorial, Migration and Health includes book reviews, notes on meetings, and summaries of recently published… Read More
Compiling and analysing information from the media, governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, Trafficking in Migrants aims at improving the exchange of information on migrant trafficking. Published quarterly by the International Organization for Migration (IOM),… Read More
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on the current migrant crisis in Europe.
Le potentiel de développement des migrants transnationaux d'Afrique subsaharienne, dans le secteur de la santé à Genève
Cette étude s’inscrit dans la thématique “ migrations-développement-santé”, en portant sur le potentiel de développement de migrants transnationaux dans le secteur de la santé.
Migration from Nigeria to Europe has attracted considerable attention from governments and the media. This is partly because some elements of this migration flow are related to trafficking in persons and other criminal activities, and also because Nigerians have become prominent among sub-Saharan… Read More
Long-standing transnational relationships between Serbian households and their migrant relatives living in Switzerland have facilitated a large and ongoing flow of remittances and other forms of material support over the last several decades.
Migration to Europe from Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) has grown rapidly over the last decade. Most of the flows are directed towards southern European countries, although other European countries have also seen significant increases. Widespread poverty and economic hardship caused by the… Read More
MRS No. 13 - Bordering on Control: A Comparison of Measures to Combat Irregular Migration in North America and Europe
The objective of this monograph is to review the costeffectiveness of both external and internal migration control instruments in selected countries. In 2002, five industrial countries - the US, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK - spent about USD 17 billion to enforce immigration laws and… Read More
MRS No. 11 - Journeys of Jeopardy: A Review of Research on Trafficking in Women and Children in Europe
In this report, Professor Elizabeth Kelly assesses the current state of knowledge on the trafficking of women and children in Europe. She concludes that despite the growing interest and concern, information on the scale of trafficking, the methods used, and the most effective means to counter it,… Read More
The June 2000 Dover tragedy, in which 58 Chinese nationals died while being smuggled into the United Kingdom, alerted the general public, as well as policy makers, to issues relating to Chinese migration into Europe. However, the fact that over one million Chinese nationals already live in Europe,… Read More
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on a broad range of national, regional and global migration policy areas.
This first ever study on the Nigerian diasporas in Ghana and South Africa highlights that the profile of these diasporas is similar to that of Nigerians in Europe and North America in terms of migration push and pull factors, remittance behavior and identification with ‘home’.
International Migration Law N°12 - Migration and the Right to Health: A Review of European Community Law and Council of Europe Instruments
This study aims at providing a legal perspective on migration health in Europe through a review of European Community Law and Council of Europe instruments. As will be seen, numerous instruments exist at the European level recognizing that the right to health is a fundamental human right for… Read More
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice covers a range of policy areas, including on child migration, regional policy initiatives in the field of environmental migration, mixed migration flows into Libya, the challenge of counting and documenting lives lost during attempts by migrants to cross… Read More
The State of Environmental Migration series gathers the expertise of researchers, students and professionals to provide an annual assessment of the changing nature and dynamics of environment- and climate-related migration throughout the world.
Migration Policy Practice "Special issue: Migration Outlook for 2015" (Vol. IV, Number 5, December 2014-January 2015)
What will the key migration policy challenges be in various regions of the world in the course of 2015? Are the levels and structure of migration flows likely to evolve, for example in terms of types of migration, source countries, and number and profiles of migrants? And what will be the key… 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 online by Wiley. The… Read More
Migration Policy Practice welcomes the opportunity to publish a selection of some of the most noteworthy papers discussed at the 13th plenary meeting of the Transatlantic Council on Migration. The meeting examined the realities of the current global protection system and set out to identify gaps… Read More
The yearly Migration Initiatives (MI) reflects IOM's planned responses to migration needs in a calendar year. It also serves as a tool to engage counterparts in discussions on migration, issues and possible concrete measures and to seek support for our programme priorities.