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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.
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.
De l'évidence à la mise en oeuvre Faciliter la migration de travail pour le développement: Opportunités et défis des migrations de travail sud-sud
Human mobility is an age-old phenomenon that has become an important issue in political and development debates. However, the focus is biased towards South-North movements of migrants, while South-South migration stocks are about as numerous. This document was prepared by the ACP Observatory as the… Read More
Human mobility is an age-old phenomenon that has become an important issue in political and development debates. However, the focus is biased towards South-North movements of migrants, while South-South migration stocks are about as numerous. This document was prepared by the ACP Observatory as… Read More
Labour migration within the Pacific region has not been studied in depth despite the existing arrangements promoting the temporal movement of workers. Evidence suggests that there is a shortage of skilled and semi-skilled labour force in the region in particular professional areas, which has led to… Read More
IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 12 - Women's Labour Migration from Asia and the Pacific: Opportunities and Challenges
In an era of unprecedented human mobility, migration from and within the Asia-Pacific region has assumed gendered dimensions, with implications for migration flows, trends and patterns. While gender roles, inequalities and relations affect who migrates, it also has significant implications for… Read More
International Migration is a refereed quarterly 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 at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of… Read More
This volume examines key aspects of the migration process that are particularly relevant in the Asian context. It looks into established concepts and theoretical propositions that have found application in other areas, particularly in the West and explores their validity and relevance in… 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
Media coverage of armed civil conflict rarely highlights the fact that temporary migrant workers often are among the innocent civilians who suffer, as occurred during the Libyan civil war. That conflict, which began in February 2011, resulted in the displacement and evacuation of migrants on a size… Read More
IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 4 - Regulating Private Recruitment in the Asia-Middle East Labour Migration Corridor
The Middle East represents one of the most sought-after and competitive labour markets in the world, with an estimated 10 million contract workers in the Gulf states alone – 70 per cent of whom are Asian.
IOM TCC, with the support of the US Department of State’s Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), has recently published the report on "Migration Perspectives in Eastern Europe and Central Asia".