Watch the explainer video of the recently launched Migration Data Portal.
Susanne Melde (Senior Analyst, IOM GMDAC) spoke at the panel on migration and climate change at the second Impacts World conference on climate change in Potsdam on October 12.
Frank Laczko (Director, IOM GMDAC) stressed the data challenges in the field of migration at the annual International Metropolis conference organized in The Hague on 18-22 September. Presenting in
OECD, IOM and UNDESA will jointly organize the first International Forum on Migration Statistics in Paris from 15-16 January 2018.
Trends and Analysis
Fatal Journeys Volume 3 – Part 2 focuses on regional perspectives, taking an in-depth look at the quantity and quality of data on missing migrants in six different regions: (a) Middle East and North Africa; (b) sub-Saharan Africa; (c) Asia-Pacific; (d) Central America; (e) South America; and (f) Europe and the Mediterranean.
The report reviews available evidence on trans-Mediterranean irregular migration to Europe along various routes going back to the 1970s.
Analysis of the data shortfalls on migrant childs in Europe is the focus of Issue 10 of GMDAC's Data Briefing Series. This briefing was written by the Associate Director of Research at Eurasylum, Dr Joanne van Selm.
Coming soon: the Migration Data Portal is designed to gather, in the form of an online query database, key information about global migration from a variety of agencies and national statistical offices, in addition to providing trend analysis.
Managed at GMDAC, this project contributes to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change, including climate change.
What is the Migration Data Portal?
How does the UN calculate the number of migrants globally?
Bela Hovy, Chief of Migration Section at UN DESA, is talking to GMDAC on how the United Nations (UN) calculate the total number of migrants around the world.