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To understand the future migration patterns for low-skilled labour in the Asia region and the underlying causes driving these trends, the study provides a broad, regional-level analysis on the drivers of low-skilled labour migration trends in Asia and their impact on future migration trends. Each… Read More
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
The region covered by the Regional Office in Vienna features diverse economic, environmental, demographic, political, social and migration contexts and trends. Issues and challenges include demographic shifts, skills and labour gaps, human trafficking and stranded migrants, inadequate access to… Read More
The IOM Regional Strategy for Asia and the Pacific identifies the key migration trends and patterns in the Asia-Pacific region and offers comprehensive strategies to address each core issue. Recognizing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region, the regional strategy aims to cater… Read More
South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia – Regional Strategy 2020–2024 (Russian) ЮГО-ВОСТОЧНАЯ ЕВРОПА, ВОСТОЧНАЯ ЕВРОПА И ЦЕНТРАЛЬНАЯ АЗИЯ – РЕГИОНАЛЬНАЯ СТРАТЕГИЯ 2020–2024
Регион, находящийся под юрисдикцией Регионального офиса в Вене, отличается разнообразными экономическими, экологическими, демографическими, политическими, социальными и миграционными особенностями и тенденциями.
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
The study analyses the effects of visa policy on the management of migration, both in terms of facilitating legal migration and of preventing irregular migration in Austria. Visa policy is mainly an EU competence; the focus of this study lies on national visa policies regarding long-stay visas.
Drawing on examples from the global North and South, this book examines the relationship between migration, development and diaspora engagement from a governance perspective. It explores the ways that governments interact with their own extra-national diasporic populations in order to boost… Read More
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
This World Migration Report Update provides an overview of the latest data on international migrants in Asia. 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 the… 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
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
Remittances that migrants send home play an important role in boosting the home country’s development as they are a steady, reliable source of investment that helps millions of individuals and households to raise living standards, improve health and education, provide capital for entrepreneurial… Read More
South Asia, comprising eight countries including Bangladesh, Maldives and Nepal, is affected by a range of natural disasters including floods, glacial lake outburst floods, storm surges, droughts, cyclones and heavy precipitation. These disasters take a huge toll as they displace thousands of… 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
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on expected migration trends in the Global South, namely Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Gulf and Latin America. Much media and policy attention is currently focused on the rise in migration flows to Europe. But how is migration changing in the… Read More
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.
Num. 25 - Trafficking in MigrantsTemporary Resident Permits: A New Way to Protect Trafficking Victims?
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
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
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on the current migrant crisis in Europe.
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
IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 8 - Human Rights, Climate Change, Environmental Degradation: A New Paradigm
Climate change and environmental degradation are predicted to displace millions of people in the coming years, either directly or indirectly. This will lead to situations wherein the human rights of such populations could be threatened.