Connecting people interested in migration data and statistics across the globe. The GMDN responds to a growing interest expressed by participants in the International Forum on Migration Statistics (IFMS) in a platform connecting persons interested in migration data worldwide in-between the biennial editions of the IFMS. The GMDN will offer opportunities for ongoing exchanges among migration data experts and practitioners. If you wish to join the network, please sign up here.
- Frank Laczko
Frank Laczko (PhD), has over 20 years of experience working in the field of international migration. His previous posts with IOM were in Budapest, Vienna and Geneva. He has also acted as a consultant for UNHCR, ILO and OECD. He is currently the Co-Chair of the UN Expert Group on Migration Statistics and Co-Editor of Migration Policy Practice. He has published reports on a wide range of migration issues including migration and development, labour migration, irregular migration, migration and the environment and migration governance.
- Andrea Milan
Andrea Milan is the Data Manager for the Migration Governance Indicators project at IOM´s Global Migration Data Analysis Center. Prior to joining GMDAC, Andrea has worked in the field of international migration for a number of UN entities: the UN University (UNU-EHS), UN Women, the Office of the UN Special Representative (SRSG) for International Migration, and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Andrea's areas of expertise include migration governance, migration data, migration and development, gender and migration as well as migration, environment and climate change. He has published extensively on migration-related issues.
Andrea Milan holds a PhD in Governance and Policy Analysis from UNU-Merit and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (the Netherlands) as well as an MS in Economics from the University of Ferrara (Italy). During his studies, he was a scholarship-awarded exchange student at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Middlebury College (US), and a visiting scientist at Sussex University (UK).
- Blick Nuwe
Blick works as a Data Analyst at IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) in Berlin, Germany. Blick supports the review, editing and presentation of information and data on migration governance. Before joining GMDAC, Blick worked as a Migration Health Policy and Partnership intern with the Migration Health Division in Geneva and with IOM Tanzania, first as a Migration Data and Health Consultant and later on as a Displacement Tracking Matrix Coordinator. Prior to joining IOM, Blick worked as a district demographer/population officer with Bushenyi district local government in Bushenyi, Uganda.
- Ivo Radkovic
Main responsibility for Centre for Restructuring and Sales is governing of state assets and corporate governance of the Companies which are state owned by the Republic of Croatia.
- Hamida Rais
Directrice générale de coopération en matière de migration titulaire d'une maitrise en droit ,un mastère en droit privé, diplôme du cycle supérieur de l'ENA.
- Delali Freedman Woledzi
Delali Freedman Woledzi is from Ghana and based in Ghana. He hold BSc. and MSc. in Agribusiness Management and Extension in Livelihoods Studies respectively. He is currently PhD Migration Studies student at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, Ghana. His research interest is in human mobility, food security, climate change, livelihoods and agricultural value chains .
- Francesca Tosi
Trained as a population and development specialist, I hold a Ph.D. in Economics and quantitative methods. My main research areas range between migration and mobility studies to the construction of social indicators to evaluate well-being and living conditions. I am also interested in concepts and methods to rethink data science and quantitative social research with an intersectional feminist approach.
- Rui Marques Pinto
Rui Marques Pinto was a political adviser for immigration and integration between 2015 and 2020, through this involvement he founded Demokratie Cafe Reutlingen. This project is a think tank in formation that aims to bring together the private and public sectors as well as politicians and civil society to discuss the importance of democracy values in times of crisis. The project is financed by the Germany Bundesministeriums für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend. For this reason, he is serving at Board Comission of Partnerschaft Demokratie Reutlingen.
Beyound my political and social involvement I am also since 2021 a member of the research group -The International Association of Constitutional Law- IACL-AIDC.ORG.
- Francesco Iannuzzelli
Senior data scientist working for the RedFlag Accelerator project by RedCompass Labs, a consolidated and standardised toolkit of human trafficking and modern slavery indicators and alert scenarios.
- Maruja Padre Juan
A Missionary Sister of St. Charles Borromeo - Scalabrinian, currently functions as Director for University International Relations of Adamson University and Board Member of the University Mobility for Asia Pacific. Previous work on migration includes: as Executive Secretary of the Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care of People on the Move of the Mexican Bishops Conference concurrent with post as National Director for the Pastoral Care of Migrants; as National Executive Secretary of the Apostleship of the Sea Philippines under the auspices of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines; as Executive Secretary of the Latin Archdiocesan Commission for Migration of the Archdiocese of Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
- Prajeewa Hettiyani
I have 22 years working experience with field work, working in NSO and 3 years experience in Department of Immigration and Emigration. Research interesting demography and migration and SDG regarding migration
- Dr. Holger Frommert
International consultant in ID and Migration issues since 1984.
Working in ID issues from civil registry over national ID-documents till passports, migration and border security issues since 1997.
Strong experience in e-document security for verification and ID-solutions, secure data transfer, also in country and international environment. Working also in IT and energy issues.
Since 1994 also working in data mapping and country profiles.
- Marc Tilley
I am a Central Mediterranean and North African researcher, focused on irregular movement, emerging routes, agency, and human security.
I have an operational and policy background, and am currently exploring the interaction between armed groups and people on the move in Libya and the Sahel.
- Gbenga Shadare
Dr. Gbenga Shadare holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He is also an alumnus of Nottingham, Ibadan, and Lagos Universities. For over two decades, Gbenga worked as a banker/financial analyst/telecommunications analyst and successfully launched three successful businesses in Nigeria (Investment Alliance Ltd; The Watermark WA Ltd; and The Anti-Fraud Foundation). An alumnus of the Lagos Business School/Pan Atlantic University (OMP 3), Dr. Gbenga Shadare has worked in international development across several African and Asian countries where his expertise revolved around implementation of social protection/social investment systems and programmes.
- Bridget Wooding
Investigadora social especializada en género, derechos humanos, migración, desarrollo y relaciones dominico-haitianas. Experiencia laboral en múltiples niveles: con organizaciones internacionales de cooperación en varios países de América Latina y últimamente en el Caribe; con ONGs en las Américas e institutos académicos. Diez años liderando la investigación aplicada en materia de migraciones con un think tank vinculado con la sociedad civil dominicana. Fortalezas en: investigación (primaria y secundaria), análisis de género, capacitación, identificación, elaboración y manejo de proyectos. Excelente redacción en español, francés e inglés (lengua materna).
- Karel Michiels
AVRR Counselor and Project Assistant
- Loïs Willekers
Driven and enthusiastic Regional Immigration and Border Management intern at IOM's regional office in Brussels, passionate about understanding and tackling complex global security challenges with a critical, yet solution-driven mindset. Specialized in global risks, Australian/EU migration policy, and immigration and border management. Experienced in (strategic) policy research and writing, analysing humanitarian trends, risk analysis, and working cross-culturally. Obtained a Master's degree in International Security from Sciences Po Paris.
- Bubacarr Singhateh
Bubacarr is a young humanitarian and have volunteered for The Gambia Red Cross Society. A major in Development Study at the University of The Gambia (UTG). He holds a Certificate of Advance Study in Pedagogical
Approaches to Education in Humanitarian Principles and Values from the University of Teacher Education (PH Zug) in Switzerland, a Diploma in Youth Development Work from the (UTG).
Bubacarr is currently working as the EUTF Migration Project Coordinator, and the National Migration Focal Point for The Gambia Red Cross Society. He previously worked as a Regional Youth Programme Officer for the Migration Information Centre jointly established by IOM Gambia and The Gambia National Youth Council.
- Matthew Pullen
IOM Project Officer in the EURCAP facility working on readmission
- Alfredo Mosquera
Especialista en progrmas de orientacion y atencion a personas en movilidad humana
- Maria Cristina Profili
Dr Maria Cristina Profili is an Italian Medical Doctor specialized in Infectious Diseases with a Master’s Degree in Primary Health Care Management and in Health Economics.
In August 2021 she joined the IOM as Senior Regional Migration Health Advisor in Brussels. Prior she joined WHO in 1999. Her last duty stations were as WHO Representative positions in Jordan (2014-2021); Turkey (2009-2019) and Ukraine (2006). She has more than 25 years of international experience, mostly with WHO. She served 3 WHO Regions (EURO, EMRO and SEARO)of which 15 years at Country level and 7 years at Regional level, leading and managing assignments in complex duty stations. She also worked in Egypt and Bosnia and Herzegovina to manage health systems programs.
- Tarana Faroqi
Professional based in Delhi working on migration and refugee rights
- Fabio Jimenez
Expert with national and international experience in evaluating programs, projects, and public policies in migration, environmental, educational, cultural, agricultural, and trade matters, as well as in advising on decision-making and applied research. Work experience in government institutions, international organizations, and civil society organizations, as well as in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Edgar Cascante
Especialista en asuntos internacionales y brindado asesoría en temas de migraciones laborales y desplazamiento forzado.
- Carla Gerber
Antropóloga social especializada en el estudio de las migraciones internacionales en Argentina.
- Norma Constanza Velasquez Rodriguez
Docente Principal de la Universidad Católica Sedes Sapientiae (UCSS). Docente de Postgrado de la PUCP y UPT- Tacna. Investigadora, y analista de Proyectos Sociales y de Inversión con alto impacto a nivel nacional e internacional. Especializada en análisis del mercado laboral con énfasis en las políticas públicas para la generación del empleo, oferta laboral, gestión de políticas migratorias y del empleo. Consultora para Organismos Internacionales (IOM, OIT; IFC entre otras) Economista con Palmas Universitarias. Récord académico impecable incluyendo la Maestría en Gerencia de Proyectos de Ingeniería; Máster Business Administration, y el doctorado en Economía; Docente visitante Universita degli Studi di Trento-Italia
- Sergio Orlandini Cappannari
Médico Psiquiatra, Magister en Políticas de Migraciones Internacionales UBA. Presidente honorio capítulo Psiquiatría Antropológica, APSA. Docente Psiquiatría antropológica APSA. docente colaborador Curso Colef. México Diplomado en Salud Mental con personas migrantes en Latinoamérica Colef, OIM
- Tayana Nazareth Langer
I work as a data analysis/scientist consultant. I have a Ph.D. in Sociology/Demography (Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris, France), and 7 years of experience in migration studies.
- Chantal Asselin
Polyglotte, Chantal Asselin détient un doctorat en éducation de l'UQAM. Elle s’intéresse aux enjeux touchant l’intégration socioprofessionnelle des personnes issues de l’immigration dans les organisations et institutions du Québec. Elle travaille à la prise en compte du contexte interculturel dans le cadre de l'enseignement des métiers en formation professionnelle et de formations académiques. Chargée de cours et professionnelle de recherche à l’UQAR en éducation, elle agit également comme professeure associée dans trois universités haïtiennes. Elle est membre régulière de la Chaire de recherche sur l’intégration et la gestion des diversités en emploi (CRIDE, Université Laval).
- Jocelyne Fletcher
Dr. Jocelyne Clarke-Fletcher returned home to St. Lucia a little over two and a half years ago, to work with the Government of St. Lucia as the Ambassador responsible for Diaspora Affairs. Dr. Jocelyne Clarke-Fletcher is enhancing efforts of the Government to forge links with nationals overseas as well as create more dialog between the two. The role of the Ambassador is to communicate with non-resident Saint Lucians in different countries worldwide, to assist them in returning home, creating linkages for investment, trade between St. Lucia and where they reside, providing support or avenues for giving back, ensuring that country policies are approved, which makes it easier for the Diaspora to engage in the said activities.
- Marieta Valencia-Valle
Experienced fundraiser within not-for-profit sector to implement projects in different countries of Latin America. Able to draft proposals using rights-based approach and Theory of Change/Logical Framework methods. Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese
- Xiaolin Guo
Research interests: Political Economy, Agricultural Economics. Project on the progress: Understanding the driven force and consequences of hukou policy in China. Data collected: 2000-2018 county level hukou reform data in China.
- Sarda Prasad
Dr Sarda Prasad is currently working as Assistant Professor, School of Extension and Development Studies, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) New Delhi, India. He has completed Post Doctoral (PDF) research, on Impact of Migration on Socio-economic Status of households from CSRD, JNU, New Delhi. he had completed MPhil and PhD on ailing and hospitalization in India and on Migration Studies, CSRD/JNU, New Delhi. His main research interests are on Migration Studies, Rural Development, and Agriculture and Health Status in India especially rural areas. He has presented nearly 40 papers on various social issues in national and international conferences/seminars in India and in Abroad (Malaysia, China, and Egypt) and 31 research articles
- Nicoleau Hoagland
Nicole Hoagland is the Senior Advisor at the Red Cross Red Crescent Global Migration Lab.
- Jiao WENG
Working on the transnacionalism, oral history, chinese migrations of Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Charlotte Tq
Etudiante en anthropologie sociale, diplômée de l'université Paris 10 Nanterre, et actuellement en M2 Santé, Médiations, Migrations à l'université de Bordeaux, je travaille sur la prise en charge et les itinéraires de soins des MNA. Par ailleurs, je suis membre du comité d'administration de l'Association Française d'ethnologie et d'Anthropologie depuis 2019, pour laquelle je suis également secrétaire du prix de thèse Tillion-Rivière depuis 2021.
- Ulvi Aliyev
I am working as chief of the International Cooperation Department at the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan since March 2020.
Before my present position, I was acting chief of the same department for more than a year and have a 10-year of work experience in the international relations field at the State Migration Service. Before joining State Migration Service I worked at the Philosophy and Political-Legal Research Institute (at present Institute of Philosophy and Sociology) of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
I have a bachelor’s degree in Regional Studies from Baku State University and also completed a diploma programme on migration management at the Maastricht School of Governance.
- Alfonso Rodriguez Lainz
Epidemiologist with migrant heath focus
- Natalia Escoffier
Politóloga por la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Magíster en Diseño y Gestión de Políticas Sociales por FLACSO, Máster en Estudios de Género, identidades y ciudadanía por la Universidad de Cádiz (España). Cuento con una sólida experiencia en investigación y docencia en temas relacionados con perspectiva de género, derechos humanos, y migraciones.
Asimismo, fui becaria de la Fundación Carolina, y poseo una importante trayectoria laboral en el campo de los derechos humanos, la cooperación internacional en operaciones de paz y humanitarias y la transversalización de la perspectiva de género, desarrollada en distintas agencias gubernamentales de Argentina.
- Diana Rayes
Diana Rayes is a Syrian-American PhD candidate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she is researching the impact of conflict and displacement on refugee and migrant health. Diana was formerly a Non-Resident Fellow with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, focusing on public health trends and refugee issues in the MENA region and has previous affiliations with the World Health Organization, the Syrian American Medical Society, the Lancet Commission on Syria working on the humanitarian response in Syria.
- Sanushka Mudaliar
Sanushka Mudaliar is the Director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Global Migration Lab. She is a public policy and government relations expert with 20 years of experience in policy advocacy, legal research and strategic programme management roles with intergovernmental organisations, think tanks and civil society organisations.
- Johanna Springhorn
2020-now: Project Coordinator at Paderborn University in the programme "Integra" for international students with and without refugee status
2015-2020: MA Sociology, profile: Migration Sociology
2011-2015: BA Sociology/Psychology, profile: Organizational sociology and psychology, media sociology, social psychology
- Tatiana Eremenko
Tatiana Eremenko is a demographer and holds degrees from the University of Strasbourg (MSc) and the University of Bordeaux (PhD). Her main line of research is on children and youth in migration, with a focus on how their experiences are shaped by policies in destination countries. She has organized sessions dedicated to these issues (IFMS, 2018; IMISCOE, 2019) and participates in the design of surveys on children and/or migrants (French Longitudinal Study since Childhood, Elfe; Survey of Newly Arrived Immigrants in France, Elipa). Her work combines multiple data sources (census, surveys, administrative data), as well as alternative data sources allowing the study of hard-to-count migrant groups (posted workers, university graduates).
- Maarten Vink
Maarten Vink is Chair in Citizenship Studies and Director of the Global Citizenship research area within the Global Governance Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute. He is also Co-Director of the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT).
Vink currently leads the research project “Migrant Life Course and Legal Status Transition (MiLifeStatus)” funded by a Consolidator Grant of the European Research Council (2016-2021). He co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Citizenship (OUP, 2017) and has published on immigrant naturalisation, comparative citizenship regimes, dual citizenship, among others.
- Peter Sørensen
Regional migration attache
- Fela Bright
I am currently the President /Project Coordinator of Steps to Life Nigeria (STLN). STLN is an NGO whose is focused on Human Rights. My first degree is BSc Physics from University of Ibadan and later obtained Post Graduate Diploma and MSc in Social Work from Ladoke University of Technology, both universities in Nigeria. I am a senior Member of Institute of Voluntary Sector Management, member of Nigeria Association of Evaluators, first Executive Secretary and member Nigeria Association of Social Workers. An achievement is being the Project Officer and West Africa Rep of IFSW, Africa Region. Personal goal is to contribute immensely to the development of Social Work and Social Workers in West Africa. I enjoy reading, debating and mentoring.
- Daphne Heijdelberg
Daphne Heijdelberg works as Liaison & Policy Assistant at the IOM Regional Office Brussels, supporting the Regional Office's work in developing responses to EU policy processes and partnerships. She is also the focal point for Migration, Environment & Climate Change (MECC)at RO Brussels. Daphne interned at the IOM Special Liaison Office in Addis Ababa and worked at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she helped to develop policy on the link between youth unemployment and irregular migration in the MENA region. More recently, she worked on policies and programmes on labour migration, migrant and refugee inclusion and EU labour mobility at the European Commission and the European Labour Authority.
- Nosakhare Erhunmwunsee
I am a migration researcher, author, investigative journalist with over 2 decades experience, radio/television talk show host and executive director of a non-governmental organization based in Benin City, Nigeria. My experience living in Europe led to my new book - The manhandling of Edo migration: the causes and costs, published in August 2021. Also, I train voluntary returned migrants from Europe, Asia and Africa, especially the large chunk from Libya, Mali, etc in our skills acquisition centre - NAME Training Institute in Benin City.
- Juan Francisco Galvan Montero
Policy Officer at DG HOME, dealing with situational awareness and preparedness in the field of migration.
- Eniko Csontos
Formerly a national diplomat, I joined the European Commission in 2011 and worked in various positions. Since 2015, I have been working in the International Affairs Unit of the Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission, following various countries and regions, as well as multilateral cooperation on migration. I have been interested in migration and asylum since my university studies.
- Aygul Abbaszade
Aygul Abbaszade holds BA and MA in English Philology and MA in Public Policy. She also graduated from the Migration Management Diploma Programme, jointly organized by the UNU-MERIT and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance in 2018. Throughout her career at the State Migration Service since 2012, she has been involved in designing the strategic documents of Azerbaijan in the migration field, as well as analyzing international cooperation of the Service and strengthening relations with international organizations and other countries.
- André Le Doux Wamba
André Le Doux Wamba est un professionnel motivé qui se soucie du travail concret qui compte pour les pauvres, pour l'environnement et pour notre avenir commun.
Ses intérêts de recherche fondamentale portent sur l'environnement, les ressources naturelles, le développement durable et la migration.
- Rian Ederveen
Stichting LOS is the national umbrella organisation for the support of irregular migrants in the Netherlands.
- Niklas Sievers
Niklas Sievers works at IOM’s GMDAC at the intersection of international migration and digitalization. He has contributed to several research and advocacy projects exploring the potentials and challenges of using innovative data sources, tools, and methods to inform migration-related policymaking. Before joining IOM’s GMDAC, he has worked in these areas with organizations such as PwC, Refugee Law Clinics, and authorities on the federal and communal levels. He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with an MSc in International Migration and Public Policy (top of class), and he pursues a PhD degree at the Humboldt University of Berlin with recent guest affiliations at EUI, Sciences Po Paris and WZB.
- Irene Schöfberger
Irene Schöfberger is a data and policy analyst at IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre in Berlin. She has been working in research, policy advice and capacity building in several countries, including Senegal, Chile, Germany, France and Belgium. She has conducted research on EU-Africa migration and development policies, on transnational livelihoods and vulnerability at the German Development Institute (DIE) and at the University of Freiburg. She has also worked for the International Science Council, the European Parliament and different non-governmental organizations. She holds a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Freiburg.
- Julia Black
Julia Black is part of IOM GMDAC’s Strategy and Communications unit and also works on the Missing Migrants Project. Her work deals with irregular migration, migrant rights, and data collection on hard-to-reach populations. She is the author of the Global Migration Indicators 2021 report, co-editor of IOM’s recent Fatal Journeys reports on migrant deaths and disappearances, and has authored other publications on irregular migration.
Julia holds a MA in International Affairs from the Hertie School and a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
- Marzia Rango
Marzia Rango leads the work on data innovation, capacity-building and analytics at IOM's GMDAC in Berlin. She is the co-convenor of the Big Data for Migration Alliance, a joint initiative of IOM’s GMDAC, the European Commission Joint Research Centre, and the GovLab at New York University aiming to accelerate the responsible use of new data sources and innovative methods for migration analysis and policymaking. She has been supporting initiatives to strengthen migration data collection, analysis and use for policy in low- and middle-income countries, particularly across Africa. She is the co-editor of IOM’s volume Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean (2020).
- Aleksandar Kostadinov
Aleksandar Kostadinov was born in Shtip, North Macedonia. He graduated at the Faculty of Economics – Skopje in 2004 and obtained his postgraduate education from the University of Bologna (October, 2008) majoring Economics in transition countries.
Mr Kostadinov worked as an economic analyst and researcher on various national and regional projects funded by the European Commission, ILO, IOM, OECD, USAID, EBRD, the British Council-Macedonia as well as local entities.
- Roberto Georg Uebel
Professor of International Relations at Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM-POA), PhD in International Strategic Studies (UFRGS) and Researcher of the Observatório das Migrações Internacionais no Rio Grande do Sul (Observatory of International Migration in Rio Grande do Sul).
- Kristian Rose Tronstad
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, is social science research institute at OsloMet.
- Eduard Mihalas
Mr. Eduard Mihalas is leading innovative demographic and data programmes in the Republic of Moldova as part of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund. He led the process for shifting from “demographic security” to demographic resilience, that supports Moldovan Government in addressing a growing ageing population, low fertility, migration of young people and low life expectancy, by promoting rights-driven and evidence-based policies. Mr. Eduard Mihalas coordinated national efforts in aligning national population data to international recommendations and practices, that result in the revision, for the first time in 30 years, of the population number at national level and estimation, for the first time, of international migration.
- ِAyman Zohry
Ayman Zohry (Ph.D. University of Sussex) is an Expert on Population and Migration Studies based in Cairo, Egypt. He is the founding president and president of The Egyptian Society for Migration Studies (EGYMIG). Dr. Zohry is also an Adjunct Professor in the American University in Cairo (AUC).
- Wilson Fusco
Professor and researcher at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation (Brazil) and Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Researcher Collaborator at the Centre of Geographical Studies (University of Lisbon). Sociologist and Demographer. Research fields: internal and international migration; population spatial distribution; research methodology.
- Anna Sara Ligeti
As a statistician in the Migration Statistics Section of the Population Census and Demographic Statistics Department, my main task is to measure the migration of Hungarian citizens on the basis of administrative data and to supervise the related methodological developments. My specialised tasks include the preparation and analysis of longitudinal data and the development of migration-related surveys.
- ABIODUN SAMUEL ENIOLA
I am the president/CEO of the PEOPLE OF GOOD HEART INITIATIVE, Non Governmental organization in special consultative status with Economic and Social Council Organs of United Nations since 2017.
- Seher OZTURK
I graduated from Ege University Psychology Department in 2014 and I did my master degree at Hacettepe University Social Services Department. My master thesis’ name is ‘The Evaluation of Psychological Adjustment & Acculturation Process of Syrian Adolescents in Turkey’. I work as a specialist psychologist at Republic of Turkey Ministry of Family and Social Services. I mainly work with refugee children and also their families.
- Emunah Spira
I am a part of CIMI's research, evaluation, and development team. My responsibilities include coordinating CIMI's information and databases within and outside the organization, as well as mapping the needs for future development and research.
I have a background in qualitative and quantitative research in the field of social sciences, and professional experience as a spokeswoman, content writer, journalist, editor, and digital platforms manager. I am pursuing a master's degree in the Global Migration and Policy Studies program at Tel Aviv University and hold a bachelor's degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Tel Aviv University.
- Noor Elkholi
Currently Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer in the Strategy, Knowledge, Evaluation and Impact Unit at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development.
- Danan Gu
My research covers social and environmental determinants of health/longevity, population aging, family demography and its applications, urbanization, population spatial analysis, and population estimation and projections.
- Roland Marc Moodjom
- Arkadiusz Wiśniowski
Arkadiusz Wiśniowski is a Senior Lecturer in Social Statistics, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. His interests are in integrating traditional and new forms of data to better measure international migration. He also has general interest in statistical modelling and forecasting.
- Catarina Reis Oliveira
Catarina Reis Oliveira is the Director of the Portuguese Observatory for Migration and is Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon - ISCSP.
Since 2014 is the scientific coordinator and author of the series Immigration in Numbers, that publish annually the Statistical Reports on Indicators of Immigrants Integration. She was part of a working group designated to work with the National Statistical Institute (INE) on the feasibility to collect ethnic and racial data in population Census in Portugal.
She holds a PhD on Sociology and a MA in Statistics. In 2000 she received an academic award on Multiculturalism and Ethnicity in the Contemporary society by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. She has published extensively on migration issues.
- Youssoufou DAOUDA LABOT
Passionate about conducting research and administrative work, I am very engaged in working with children, women, refugees, migrants, and other vulnerable people with a focus area in the field of Education, Policy, Governance, Entrepreneurship, Humanitarian assistance, and Emergencies. My main goal as a change-maker, bright and enthusiastic leader, is to contribute to impacting human beings by working successfully in an interdisciplinary environment.
- Wei Li
Wei Li received her Ph.D. in geography at the University of Southern California. She is a Professor at the Asian Pacific American Studies / School of Social Transformation, and School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning in the Arizona State University, USA. Her foci of research are migration and integration, and transnational connections, focusing on the Indo-Pacific Region. She was Vice Chair (2004-2010) & the Chair (2010-2012) of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Race and Ethnic Advisory Committees (REAC) on the Asian Population; a member of the International Steering Committee for the International Metropolis Project since 2008; & a National Councilor of the American Association of Geographers (2019-2022).
- Stefano Maria Lacus
Professor of Statistics at University of Milan (1999-2019), R Core Team Member (1999-2014), Officer at the Joint Research Centre - European Commission (2019-present), R Foundation member. Research interests span the fields of computational statistics, simulation and inference for stochastic processes, causal inference in observational studies, numerical methods for finance, sentiment analysis, forecasting, migration and demography.
- Goran Miladinov
Ph.D in Demography from Faculty of Economics at ''Ss Cyril and Methodius'' in Skopje, Macedonia. Research interests include Demography, Applied Econometrics, Statistics for business and economics, Development economics.
- Bethany Donithorn
Ms. Donithorn has more than 15 years’ experience working on knowledge management, migration and sustainable development with the United Nations. She currently supports GMDAC’s Global Migration Data Portal, which aims to enable a better understanding of international migration data. She also supports the UN Network on Migration’s new Migration Network Hub, a virtual “meeting space” where governments, stakeholders and experts can access and share migration-related information in support of implementation of the Global Compact for Migration.
- Oluwaseyi Olawuyi
Oluwaseyi OLAWUYI is an independent migration consultant , working as an independent Migration consultant with the Migrant Project , Lagos , Nigeria. His activities focus on counseling on regular path way , data collection , community sensitization and research work. Besides, I work as researcher working on climate change and migration , the nexus. I am the founder and CEO, World Ecological Concepts Ltd- an environmental research and consulting firm.
- Pam DeLargy
Practitioner turned academic, worked for 20 years in international development (USAID and UN) on issues related to public health, humanitarian response, population policy, migration and refugees, gender, and environment. Training in international relations, African studies, demography and public health. Specialist on the Horn of Africa.
- ANTÔNIO TADEU RIBEIRO DE OLIVEIRA
Estadístico, Maestro en Planificación Urbana y Regional, Doctor en Demografía.
Invetigador en el Instituto Brasileño de Geografía y Estadística -IBGE
Coordinador Estadísitico en el Observatorio de las Migraciones Internacionais - OBMigra
- Padma Prasad Khatiwada
Social and Political Demographer, Dr. Padma Prasad Khatiwada, is a Faculty/Instructor for PhD with Coursework in Tribhuvan University. Appointed by the Government of Nepal as a Vice Chairperson of Social Welfare Council in 2020, Dr. Khatiwada has contributed as Team Leader over 100 research studies on social sciences (more than 30 on migration), presented papers in more than 100 national and international event venues. Worked for IOM as National Consultant for Nepal's Migration Profile, Dr. Khatiwada is an Advocate of 2030 Agenda for SDG (SDG 10.7)and GCM. Core Committee Member of South Asia Network, SAAPE, Dr. Khatiwada has contributed on South Asia's poverty, inequality, human rights and social justice.
- Mary Muyonga
Mary Muyonga is a Doctoral student completing her studies at the Department of Economics, Population and Development studies. Her thesis focuses on the nexus between migration and inequality in Kenya. She has a Master of Arts in Population Studies from the same University. Her research interests are on Population Policy, Migration, Urbanization, Mortality, and Population Research Analysis.
Mary is a recipient of the Andrew Mellow Fellowship for the ARUA research project on ‘Mobility and Sociality in Africa’s Emerging Urban'. She is a member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population IUSSP), the Union of African Population Studies (UAPS)and the Population Association of Kenya.
- Adrien Vandenbunder
Adrien Vandenbunder is a PhD Candidate in economics at Paris-Dauphine University (LEDa-DIAL) and the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED). His thesis focuses on return migrations, with the case study of Senegal. He was previously data manager on the TEMPER project.
- Mohamed Ghaith Saleh Jawish
Responsible for providing a full range of support to the Programs Coordinators, especially in compiling, drafting, and editing reports and funding applications. The Programs Officer is further responsible for assisting programs in developing and updating program manuals and other tools that detail the functioning of each program and articulate systems within them.
- Ronald Skeldon
Ronald Skeldon is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Sussex. (BSc Hons Glasgow) and (MA; PhD Toronto). After doctoral research on Peru, he joined the New Guinea Research Unit of the Australian National University before working throughout the Asia and Pacific region for the United Nations. He was on the faculty of the University of Hong Kong for 14 years before returning to Bangkok as an independent consultant working primarily for international organizations. He joined the University of Sussex in 2000 and was later seconded to the Development (DFID). He was a Professor at Maastricht University 2013-18. He has published widely on issues of migration and development. He continues as consultant to international organizations.
- Amira Shaher
Amira Shaher, Statistician
- Irudaya Rajan
S Irudaya Rajan is Chairman of the International Institute of Migration and Development (IIMAD), India and chair of the KNOMAD (the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development) thematic working group on internal migration and urbanization, World Bank. Earlier, he was Professor and Chair, Research Unit on International Migration (RUIM) , funded by the erstwhile Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India (2006-2016) at CDS. Dr Rajan is the Founding Editor in Chief of Migration and Development (Taylor and Francis) and the editor of two Routledge series - India Migration Report and South Asia Migration Report. Rajan has coordinated eight major large-scale migration surveys in Kerala since 1998 with K C Zachariah.
- Chris Murray
Migration Policy manager for Scotland’s 32 local authorities
- Alberto Baltazar
Sociocultural anthropologist and culturologist | Social Data Analyst | Migration and Displacement Expert
- Jean-Christophe DUMONT
Jean-Christophe Dumont has been the Head of the International Migration Division in the Direction for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD since 2010. He joined the OECD Secretariat in 2000 to work on international migration issues. He oversees the OECD annual flagship publication on migration International Migration Outlook and of numerous publications on the economic impact of international migration as well as on migration management and the labour market integration of immigrants and their children in OECD countries. He has also worked on migration and development issues and on the international mobility of health workers. He holds a PhD in development economics from the University Paris IX-Dauphine.
- Tuba Bircan
I currently work as an assistant professor at the Department of Sociology and the research coordinator of the Interface Demography research group at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. I am also affiliated as a senior research associate at HIVA (KU Leuven). I am working as an external expert for the European Commission, Belgian and international funding institutes. My scholarly interests cover a wide range from migration, refugees, gender, inequalities, equal opportunities, social and public policies to new methodologies and the use of Big Data and AI for studying societal challenges. I have more than 15 years of experience in quantitative and mixed research methods and empirical evidence-based policy-making.
- Leila Mandou Ngouonji
Je me nomme Mandou Ngouonji Leila, et je suis étudiant chercheur à l'Institut des relations internationales du Cameroun. Mes travaux de recherche porte sur la migration clandestine. Raison de mon intérêt pour les problématiques qui y sont rattachés
- Giampaolo Lanzieri
Education: Master in Statistical and Economic Sciences, Specialization in Methods and Techniques of Social Research, Ph.D. in Statistics.
Work experience: over 20 years as official statistician at Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Union, mostly on demographic, migration and projections matters. Previously independent consultant in statistics and lecturer at university in econometric/statistical topics.
- Jason Gagnon
Jason is a development economist with the OECD Development Centre and leads its work on migration and development, producing empirically-based policy reports, coordinating its Policy Dialogue on Migration and Development and co-chairing a KNOMAD thematic working group (on special issues). He has worked at the OECD since 2007 in a variety of subjects related to both migration and development, and is an expert on the links between these two policy fields. In addition to international migration, he has led, drafted and published reports on informality, internal migration, urbanisation, social cohesion, well-being, and development strategies. He holds a PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics (PSE).
- Itani Ntsieni
Current Director for Migration statistics in the Demography and Population statistics Chief Directorate. My main responsibilities include the publication of research output related to migration. I previsiously worked as Chief Demographer for mortality, and have great interest in SDGs and how census and survey data can be disaggregated by migratory status. Recent projects are the production of a Migration profile report for South Africa; and the evaluation of administrative data sources for measuring migration.
- Atefeh Ramsari
Atefeh Ramsari is a researcher at the Bielefeld Graduate school of History and Sociology in Germany. The focus of her project is on citizenship and ethnic conflicts in Middle Eastern societies.
- Ariane Gordan
My main research interests are labor migration and development. I currently work on the effects of migration on the household left behind. I am keen on exploring new and alternative migration data sources.
- Henny Rosalinda
Research interest on gender and migration
- Juliana Fornasier
Juliana works as Data and Knowledge Officer at IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre in Berlin. Her work centers around supporting the management of the Knowledge Platform and the Connection Hub as part of the capacity-building mechanism of the Global Compact for Migration. Before joining GMDAC, Juliana worked for the International Centre of Migration Policy Development – focusing on border management in Silk Routes countries – and different non-profit organisations working with migrants. Juliana holds a Master degree in Immigration Management from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, where she also contributed to the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration.
- Choo Chin Low
Choo Chin, Low is a senior lecturer in the History Section, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include comparative citizenship, migration and diaspora studies. She was a visiting fellow at Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University (2016). She currently serves as a country expert at the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT), European University Institute.
- Lillian Frost
Dr. Lillian Frost is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech. Her broad research interests include citizenship, forced migration, law and society, gender, and Middle East politics. Currently, her research focuses on the legal and practiced dimensions of citizenship as well as variations in citizenship policies toward migrant groups and women. (For more details see: https://lillianfrost.weebly.com/ or https://liberalarts.vt.edu/departments-and-schools/department-of-politic...)
- Nkiru Duru
Nkiru Perpetua Duru holds a BSc in Sociology and an MA in Development Studies and an MBA. She is a highly skilled professional with experience of over 9 years in multi-disciplinary programmes, whose focus is on migration and youth engagement. She has built a strong record of achievements in migration policy advocacy in Nigeria. Nkiru’s experience greatly increased and developed working in this area as the Program & Research Manager of Centre for Youth Integrated Development (CYID). She has been involved in various targeted high-level advocacy efforts on migration in Nigeria, which led to the adaptation and implementation framework of the first National Migration Policy by the Federal Executive Council on May 13th, 2015.
- Elvino Nhantumbo
- Participation in the First International Forum on Migration Statistics as a presenter, Paris 2018
- Participation in the second International Forum on Migration Statistics as a panelist, Cairo 2020
- Participation in the sixth OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy: The Future of Well-being as a VIP guest, Incheon 2018
- Participation in the Regional Capacity Building Training Workshop on Migration Data Management, Pretoria 2021
- Participation in the Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa as a moderator, Maputo 2021
- Anja Slany
Anja Slany is Associate Expert in the Africa Section in the Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries, and Special Programmes (ALDC) at UNCTAD.
- Susanna Ghosh Mitra
I have completed Ph.D. from the University of Manchester UK. My work is interdisciplinary in nature and primarily focused on policy processes. I am interested in developing a research agenda on evidence-based policymaking with critical overviews. My research areas include public health, health governance, migration policy and development, and internal displacement.
- Michael Ewers
I am a human geographer and interdisciplinary social scientist. My research examines the migration and human capital dimensions of economic development, and the welfare of migrant workers. While all of my research is situated in a global context, my regional specialization is in the Middle East, where I have conducted empirical and theoretical research on the contemporary societies and economies of the Arab Gulf States.
- Sebastian Palmas
Migration and displacement data analyst for UNICEF. Working developing children on the move indicators
- Douglas kwasi Appiah
A passionate graduate student who is interested in researching support systems that impact migrants and implementing support, services, policies and procedures to improve and strengthening livelihoods.
- Mayra Abril Vázquez Cuéllar
Mayra Abril Vázquez Cuéllar holds a BA degree in European Languages from the Dante Alighieri Institute in Mexico. She is a MA final year student currently enrolled in the Erasmus Mundus MITRA (Transnational Migrations) program. She has intercultural experience as an Au pair in the United States and Belgium. She has also completed courses on migration and intercultural studies from IOM and the European University Institute. Her current research focuses on the political populist discourse regarding immigration and its effects on public opinion.
- Diego Iturralde
Over 20 years in the field of migration statistics and analysis. I currently head up the demography unit at Statistics SA which also includes other demographic processes. Co-chair of UN expert group on international migration statistics, advisor to GMDAC, member of the STG on migration to the African Union as well as structures within SADC in Southern Africa. Main interest is in the measurement of different forms of migration and statistical systems.
- Simonas Schreier
I am currently a PhD student in migration studies. My research centres on return and reintegration with a focus on Europe and Nigeria. I also hold a master's degree in criminal justice from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Through my work for international organizations during the last years I have developed extensive experience on trafficking in persons, smuggling of migrants, return migration, reintegration practices.
- Maria lujan LEIVA
Docente investigador Universidad de Buenos Aires.PHD en Estudios del Desarrollo (Universidad de Zacatecas,México) Master Políticas de Migraciones Internacionales,Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Especialización Migraciones de Exilio y Refugio. Estudios y publicaciones en Migraciones y Desarrollo.
- Jisu Kim
I hold a Ph.D in Data Science, a joint program with Scuola Normale Superiore, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, IMT School for Advanced Studies, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), and University of Pisa.
- Buba Jadama
I have been working at the national statistical office in the Gambia for more than a decade now. My work domain is centred on social science research composed of population housing census and specicialised household surveys.
I have graduated from the university of the Gambia with a bachelor of science of science degree in mathematics. I have also studied abroad with a post graduate qualification in demography ( I.e population and sustainable development) at the Cairo demographic centre in 2019.
I am currently pursuing a masters degree in public administration at my alma mater that is the university of the Gambia school of business and public administration.
I've done research publications in reproductive health and internal migration
- Louise Kanza
Louise is the founder of Fugee Assist, a mobile app that provides reliable information, services and safety alerts to migrant groups. Fugee Assist is also a platform for small business development and employment opportunities. Louise led an advocacy campaign for the Sexual Reproductive Health Rights of Refugee/Asylum seeker women in Southern Africa, which led to her being chosen as one of the 100 most influential people in South Africa by Advance Media. Louise was headhunted to lead a research project titled African Youth Perceptions: Understanding and Apathy on Xenophobia and Racial Intolerance by the UNAOC.
- Oliyad kamsur chibsa
I'm working as a Data registration and reporting assistant at IOM Ethiopia. My duty relies on collection of data from deportees from KSA and providing a lot of operational works like facilitating on ward transportation, distributing NFI and so on and also preparing a lot of forms or questionnairs using KoBoToolBox and having full knowledge of data collection and analysis using KoBoToolBox and other tools like Power bi, ArcGis and Excel pivot tables and creating d/t visualizations
- Ahmad Walid Barlas
Ahmad Walid Barlas is a PhD candidate at Greifswald university, Germany. He worked as a lecturer and head of BBA department at Samangan university, Afghanistan. His interested area is migration, remittances and development. He has published a number of papers in leading journals.
- Jacqueline Owigo
Return and reintegration specialist
- Solomon Tesfay Ghebrehiwet
Solomon Tesfay is a Senior Lecturer in Ethiopian Civil Service University
- Tibebu Getiye Assefa
My name is Tibebu and I am a Bio-Statistician. I graduated from Addis Ababa University in 2011 with a MSc. in Statistics ( Bio-Statistics). I have more that 10 years of experience in lecturing and doing research in statistics at higher institutions. Currently I am doing my PhD in population studies in Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. I am interested in research related to population process.
- Dante Sanchez
I am a Ph.D. candidate in Development Economics at The Graduate Institute-Geneva. Previously, I worked for the Mexican government and UN development agencies. My research interests cover economic history, education, and violence. Passionate about data science but especially the joint field of machine learning and economics.
- Vanina Modolo
Currently, I am working for the Office of the Special Envoy-IOM as Information Management Officer in Panama. OSE covers the Venezuelan regional coordinated response. Prior to joining OSE, I worked at IOM Regional Office in Buenos Aires. I hold a PHD in Social Sciences -UBA/Argentina- and a MA in Development and International Aid -UCM/Spain.
- Temesgen Yaecob
I am Temesgen Yaecob from Ethiopia. I have BSc degree in Statistics and MSc in Biostatistics from Arba Minch university and Addis Ababa University receptively. I am Biostatitics Lecturerin Wachemo University Ethiopia.
During my 10 years work experienceI was Joined different Governmental, nongovernmental and research consulting firms. I was involved near to 20 projects as Research assistant, data assistant or clerk, Field coordinator, filed supervisor, market data provider, enumerator and record officer. I have one publication on modeling time to recurrent relapse inpatient with Bipolar disorder in International journal of data science. I am working with MIDEQ research team as a quantitative researcher in peace and development center.
- Benjamin Schraven
Dr. Benjamin Schraven is an independent consultant and an Associate Fellow of the German Development Institute (DIE), the Center for Development Research (University of Bonn) and the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement (University of Cambridge). He has worked intensively on various migration related issues for - among others - the Worldbank, UNESCWA, IOM and several development cooperation agencies. Benjamin Schraven holds a PhD in development studies from the University of Bonn. His work focuses mainly on the climate-migration-nexus.
- THEODORA SKOURA
EU Commision Health Expert DG Sante Projects Funding,Researcher Medical School, Global Infodemic Manager WHO,Global Burden of Disease Collaborator Greece Institute of Health Metrics George Washington University,Ambassador iCare Survey Montreal Medical School,ECDC health expert-external
- Fabiana Pineda
Fabiana is a visionary and committed professional recently graduated from the MSc in International Development and Management at Lund University in Sweden. She has over two years of experience working in Latin America, North America, and East and Southern Africa in project management and development research. In recent years, her interest in humanitarian work has increased after completing an internship with the UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) on the prevention/mitigation of GBV, FGM, and other harmful practices, as well as writing her thesis on the forced migration of women and girls from Honduras. She is also a new member of the South American Network on Environmental Migrations (RESAMA).
- Alice Fritze
“Moving Cities Map” is a mapping exercise that provides in-depth research about 28 progressive solidarity cities and their strategies to welcome migrants and refugees in ten European countries. It examines 50 of their most inspiring and successful local approaches and gives an overview over all active European cities and their most progressive networks supporting solidarity-based migration policies.
- Agelina Sora
Senior investigator at the Human rights department
- Saeede Mokhtarzade
Saeede Mokhtarzade has studied Law and Islamic Jurisprudence at Kharazmi University, International Law in IAU in Tehran, Iran. Her research focus is on Human Rights, Migration Law, Climate Change and Gender-sensitive study.
Moreover, she is an expert on Afghan forced migration in Iran and the region by profession. She has more than six years of working experience in educational legal institutions and NGOs working in the field of Refugee Law and Advocacy. Further, she was a volunteer teacher for Afghan refugee students and teachers in Iran. Writing frequently to the Iranian newspapers including 'Etemad' and 'Shargh' on multiple international legal topics is one of her recent activities regarding advocacy and raising public awareness.
- Tiziana Torresi
Dr Tiziana Torresi is Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Adelaide, School of Social Sciences. She received her Doctorate in Politics and International Relations from the University of Oxford, where she also held a Lectureship in Politics at Worcester college. Her research interests are mainly in contemporary political theory and normative international theory. She has written extensively on migration, membership, integration, citizenship, and temporary migration and published on these topics in journals such as Journal of Political Philosophy, International Migration Review, Critical review of Social and Political Theory, Contemporary Political Theory and many others.
- Karolina Fabirkiewicz
LLM Public International Law student specializing in international refugee law and human rights. Areas of interest include refugee protection, climate change forced migration, human rights of migrants.
- Thu Hien Dao
I am a development economist, currently working for ADA - a Luxembourg-based NGO in the microfinance sector. Prior to joining ADA, I worked for the FAO in the areas of social protection and rural migration. I hold a PhD in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain and Bielefeld University, within the European Doctorate in Economics - Erasmus Mundus program. My work covers the topics of rural development, microfinance, social protection, migration, poverty and inequality.
- Melissa TORNARI
Dr. Melissa E. Tornari
Economist and Social Scientist (Human Geography) - Ph.D(s) MPhil MRes PgCert MSc MA BSc Dip(s)
Research Fellow (Postdoctoral) - University of Luxembourg
- Max Brem
Writer and researcher
- So Young Chang
So Young Chang works as Data and Knowledge Officer at IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre in Berlin. Her primary responsibility is supporting the Migration Connection Hub as part of the capacity-building mechanism of the Global Compact for Migration.
So Young holds a Master’s of Development Studies from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and a Bachelor’s of Arts in International Relations from the University of British Columbia. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Sociology on the topic of policies regarding domestic worker migration.
- Asmelash H Tsegay
I have over a 20-years track record in design, implementation, monitoring, & evaluation of development projects in Africa, including a deep understanding of research questions and a wealth of practical field experience. I am currently co-founder of impact and learning and Impact evaluation lead, where my work focuses on designing impact evaluation methodologies, managing quantitative surveys and data quality supervisor. I have managed multiple international research projects on Migration and Mobility; impact evaluation studies in Africa as well as multiple large-scale and multi-disciplinary surveys. I have 1st degree in finance & Master’s degrees in development Studies from the Addis Ababa University.
- Martin Schmitt
Martin Schmitt has been with IOM since 2016 and currently works as Regional M&E Officer at the Regional Office in San José, Costa Rica. He holds a B.A. in Socio-Economics and a M.A. in Development Economics and International Studies with a focus on empirical, mostly quantitative research methods. Before his current position he worked for around 3 years as Head of IOM Germany’s research and monitoring team in various thematic areas among others AVRR, resettlement and diaspora engagement in Germany. In the time before IOM, Martin participated in a large panel study on educational outcomes of adults at the German Federal Employment Agency and conducted various internships, among others at the German Development Institute and UN ECLAC.
- Andrea Tomaso Torre
Independent Research Center based in Genoa create in 2003. We deal with migration studies with researches that start from the local and national context. We realize since 2007 Mondi Migranti. Journal of studies and researches on international migrations. Since 2005 we organize a summer school of sociology of migrations. The scientific responsible of Medì is Prof. Maurizio Ambrosini (University of Milan).
- Sabahat Hussain
Sabahat Hussain works for the Population Council’s Pakistan office as Program Officer. He is a demographer and conducts research on various demographic and public health topics, such as fertility, migration, reproductive health, family planning, and linking these topics with climate change. Hussain is also involved in the research advocacy activitiesSabahat Hussain works for the Population Council’s Pakistan office as Program Officer. He is a demographer and conducts research on various demographic and public health topics, such as fertility, migration, reproductive health, family planning, and linking these topics with climate change. Hussain is also involved in the research advocacy activities.
- Skylar Joseph
Skylar is currently working as the Forensic Associate for the ICRC at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Her current projects include assisting with the creation of Virtual Reality training scenarios, developing and implementing the African Isotope pilot project, assisting with the updating of the rapid deployment procedures for the Forensic Unit, as well as assisting with the 3D printing of training materials. Skylar has two MS degrees in Forensic Anthropology and Human Rights, with particular research specialties focused on Migration issues, racial violence, bioarchaeology, human skeletal analysis, and forensic entomology. Skylar is also the Lead Bioarchaeologist for the Tell Timai Archaeological Project in the Egyptian Delta.
- Lahu Rathod
Seasonal Migration and Child protection Researcher
- Vida Razavi
As a project officer I specifically work on policy and practices about women with migration background from a gender perspective. I am a sociologist and I currently study for a master in governance and policy. I am myself a refugee from Iran living in Belgium for the last 8 years.
- Mariyana Radeva
Mariyana is an experienced multilingual professional with a keen interest in international security, border management, migration, and combating cross-border crime. She has a track record as a resourceful project manager and skilled communicator across different industries and cultures. Mariyana has published on different aspects of combating trafficking in human beings and most recently wrote about the possibility of a paradigm shift in border management. Educated in the US, Germany and Austria, Mariyana is a curious life-long learner and strategic thinker.
- Lamin Kanteh
I am of middle age man, born in 1973 on 12 November. I have a master degree in Sectoral Analysis and a postgraduate diploma in Population and Policy Analysis. I have more than 10 years experience as statistician and with at least m5 years work experience on migrated and related field.
I have produced a scholarly article on A study of employees' attrition in public and private institutions in the Gambia 2007-2017, published on Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review, now available in the website.
- Mulbah Kpadeh Amara Kromah
Name : Mulbah K.A. Kromah
Place of birth: Lofa county, Liberia
Education: Bsc and Msc in Statistics
- Elisabeth Waagensen
Elisabeth Waagensen is a Medical Doctor and a Master in Disaster Management from the School of Global Health at the University of Copenhagen. Currently a Technical Officer for the Migration and Health Programme in the Country Support for Impact Unit at the WHO Regional Office for Europe.
Focal point for the WHO Collaborating Centers in Refugee and Migrant health, and for administrating the production of publications from the programme, ensuring consistent and respectful representation of refugees and migrants in all outputs. Focal point in the Incident Management Support Team (IMST) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Particular interest in data collection issues.
- Ganiyu Azeez
I hold a first degree in geography from the University of lbadan, Nigeria and a second degree in migration and refugee study at the American University in Cairo Egypt.
My research interests focus on migration issues including asylum seekers, refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), economic migrants, and remittances.
- Bishawjit Mallick
Bishawjit Mallick is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS) at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA, and holds a researcher position at Chair of Environmental Development and Risk Management at TU Dresden, Germany. His current research focuses on the historical grounding of non-migration (the reasons why people voluntarily remain in place, how the social, environmental and political regime contributes to staying put).
- Froilan Malit Jr
Froilan T. Malit, Jr. is the managing director and founder of Rights Corridor, who specializes in international relations, migration, foreign policy, labour rights, and the Asia-Gulf corridor. He has previously worked as technical migration policy consultant and project manager for a number of regional and international organizations, including the Abu Dhabi Dialogue, International Labour Organization, and International Organization for Migration. He holds degrees in international relations, migration studies, and labour relations from Cambridge, Oxford, and Cornell. He regularly provides expert opinions on migration diplomacy and politics issues in the Asia-Gulf migration corridor in various regional and international media.
- Lynn Thiesmeyer
Dr. Lynn Thiesmeyer specializes in Upper Mekong regional development. She is Professor Emerita of Environmental Information at Keio University, where she was Professor since 1995. She has worked as an advisor and co-researcher with the Asia-Pacific Economic Commission, the United Nations Development Programme, the World Bank Gateway for Gender and Development, and the Mekong Institute. She has also lectured for the United Nations Global Seminars in Japan and the Graduate Program of Health Social Sciences at Mahidol University. Her publications include Informal and Illegal Movement in the Upper Greater Mekong Subregion (IRASEC, 2010). She received the Career Award for Socio-economic impacts of Regional Development Projects in Southeast Asia.
- Charles Ogolla
Charles Ogolla is currently the Statistician at the Health and Social Development Division at IGAD Secretariat, where he coordinates and provides leadership in migration statistics activities in the IGAD region. His main responsibilities include; contributing to the formulation and implementation of the statistics programme on migration, including improving the coverage, quality and harmonization of migration statistics in the IGAD region. Furthermore, he is involved in providing substantive technical assistance, knowledge, and capacity development to implement the best practices for improving migration data in the IGAD Member States. Mr Ogolla is a member of the Expert Group on Refugees and IDP Statistics (EGRIS) and IGAD Region Migration
- Tehseen Islam
I work at Stats NZ, which is the National Statistical Office of New Zealand. For the past 2 years I have been managing the team that produces migration and travel statistics.
- Kim Dunstan
Kim Dunstan has worked in the population area for over 30 years, including stints with the United Kingdom and Australian national statistical agencies. Particular areas of expertise include population projections, life tables, ethnic populations, international travel and migration.
- Joshua Fairless
I am an experienced design analyst working at Statistics NZ where my focus is on designing and implementing systems to measure international travel and migration flows in and out of New Zealand.
- Brooke Theyers
Senior Manager of our Population Statistics unit, which includes producing the international travel and migration data for New Zealand.