Keiko Osaki-Tomita, President of Tokiwa University in Japan, shares her views on migration data, the Sustainable Development Goals and the Global Compact for Migration.
International migration and sustainable development are deeply intertwined, as migration and migrants can shape development outcomes and vice versa. How to measure, monitor and report these linkages was the focus of a three-day training workshop facilitated by GMDAC in Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania from 15-17 April 2019.
A national consultation on data on migrant and forcibly displaced children took place on 4-5 April 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
GMDAC and IOM Germany launched a joint briefing series called “Berlin Migration Talks” on 13 March 2019. The inaugural briefing focused on GMDAC’s work on assessing the impact of information campaigns in the field of migration.
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 seeks to present challenges, opportunities, existing practices and policy implications in the field of return and reintegration.
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.
Migration data for global processes
Data on African migration to Europe
Rainer Münz, Special Adviser on Migration and Demography at the European Commission, shares his view on data and migration between Africa and Europe.