Disaster displacement forces millions of people away from their homes every year. Many more move in the context of environmental changes. Estimating the number of people affected remains a challenge for the international community. Atle Solberg, Head of the Platform on Disaster Displacement and Francois Gemenne, specialist of environmental geopolitics and migration dynamics, share their views on this topic.
Susanne Melde (Senior Analyst, IOM’s GMDAC) attended the 8th meeting of the Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 5–8 November.
Trends and Analysis
IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre released an edited volume of the “Data Bulletin Series: Informing the Implementation of the Global Compact for Migration.”
"Migration and the 2030 Agenda: A Guide for Practitioners" is designed to serve government actors, both national and local, involved in any process of Sustainable Development Goal implementation.
This issue of Migration Policy Practice presents how migration research and analysis can contribute to the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.
LAUNCHED: The Migration Data Portal aims to serve as a unique access point to timely, comprehensive migration statistics and reliable information about migration data globally.
The Missing Migrants Project tracks deaths of migrants and those who have gone missing along migratory routes across the globe. At least 28,000 migrants around the world have lost their lives since the project began in 2014.
The MGI is a tool developed by IOM in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit, which aims at supporting voluntary governments in taking stock of their migration governance structures.
What do we know about data on environmental migration?
Mexico-US migration: What can data tell us?
Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, shares his views on data and migration between the US and Mexico.