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The Association Malienne des Expulsés (AME) was created in 1996 by Malian migrants who were forcibly returned from different countries, including France, Uganda, Saudi Arabia and Liberia. Since then, we have been working on return and expulsion, focusing on migrants’ rights and humanitarian… Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Migration and Development Introduction
The relationship between migration and development is complex. While rich regions tend to attract immigrants, the poorest regions are not those with the highest emigration. Indeed, individuals need to own a certain degree of resources to finance international migration and a certain level of… Read More
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
This World Migration Report update provides an overview of the latest data on international migrants in Africa. It is based on the most recent estimates from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA). Released in December 2017, the international migrant stock datasets… Read More
The International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Missing Migrants Project has recorded more than 7,500 people who lost their lives or went missing in the course of migration in 2016, a 30-per cent increase over the number recorded in 2015. More than 5,000 migrant deaths and disappearances were… Read More
In the framework of its activities, the ACP Observatory on Migration has prepared a list of indicators of the impact of migration on human development. The indicators also explore the impact of human development on migration flows. Drawing upon the experience gathered by other institutions, the ACP… 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
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
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses broadly on three main themes – public perceptions of migration, analysis of irregular migration and return trends, and measuring the impact of migration policies.
Migration Initiatives 2010 outlines IOM’s proposed activities for which funding is needed. The 2010 appeal totals approximately 1.2 billion US dollars for various projects in areas such as emergency and post-crisis operations, migration health, economic/community stabilization and development,… Read More
Migration Initiatives 2008 outlines IOM’s planned activities for which funding is required in the coming year. Since the publication of last year’s edition, new migration challenges have arisen in various areas of IOM operations.
Migration and International Legal Norms provides a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the source and scope of international law on migration. Chapters written by experts from around the world explore international norms on state authority to regulate migration, freedom of movement, forced… 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
The close relationship between economic development and migration has been recognized for some time. In recent years, however, there has been a shift in thinking about the relationship between migration and development. Traditionally, migration was seen as a problem with negative implications for… 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
This book encapsulates the law of international migration by examining developments first addressed in the volume on Migration and International Legal Norms (edited by T.A. Aleinikoff and V. Chetail; T.M.C. Asser Press, 2003) and by discussing wholly new themes.
If you believe that States have complete discretion in handling migration matters and that migrants are not protected under international law, read this book! You will be amazed by the wealth of international instruments, treaties, standards and principles existing in international law. Rights and… Read More
The IOM African Capacity building Centre Annual Report is the main repository and record of the Centre’s work during a one year period. It covers the activity undertaken by the ACBC in close coordination with IOM country and Regional offices and as an interlocutor on Capacity building and Training… Read More