The new issue of Migration Policy Practice (MPP) focuses on children in the current Central America–Mexico–United States context. It identifies critical blind spots of child-related migration data and sheds light on aspects that have gotten lost in the noise generated by graphic depictions of child migration in the Central America–Mexico–United States pathway.
Migration, Environment, Disaster and Climate Change Data in the Eastern Caribbean: Regional Overview
The reports entitled Migration, Environment, Disaster and Climate Change Data in the Eastern Caribbean are based on a regional study assessing the national and regional data systems on migration, environment, disasters and climate change across the Eastern Caribbean.
This report synthesizes the main findings of qualitative research conducted between April 2019 and March 2021 by IOM’s Missing Migrants Project about the challenges and experiences of families of missing migrants in Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Zimbabwe.
Understanding the many positive links between migration and the SDGs can be complex, yet is necessary to create migration governance that boosts development. Data disaggregation is key to this. The objective of this guide is to provide user-centric guidance on disaggregation of SDG indicators by migratory status.
Irregular maritime migration to Europe, contrary to popular conceptions, is less an issue of migrant arrivals and is rather a challenge of humanitarian dimensions. This background paper provides context on the main maritime routes to Europe, describing the three main trans-Mediterranean routes in brief before describing key trends on the overseas route to the Canary Islands.
IOM has developed a comprehensive strategy – the Migration Data Strategy – to frame, focus and further amplify its existing robust engagement on the issue of data.
Migration Policy Practice (Vol. XI, Number 1, January–February 2021) Special Issue on Global Mobility 2021
Looking to 2021, with the pandemic far from receding, and with lingering unknowns about the efficiency and equity of the unfolding vaccination efforts, it appeared fitting for Migration Policy Practice (MPP) to reflect on some of the key COVID-19-related and non-COVID-19-related features of international migration in the past year and to anticipate key global mobility trends in 2021.
https://publications.iom.int/system/files/pdf/mpp-43.pdfThis special issue of Migration Policy Practice discusses global migration forecasting, which was the topic of the 2020 Austrian European Migration Network (EMN) Conference, organized in partnership with the Austrian Ministry of the Interior and IOM GMDAC.
Assessing the effectiveness of online Facebook campaigns targeting potential irregular migrants: A pilot study in three West African countries
Studies have shown that many irregular migrants embark on journeys without accurate or complete information about migration. IOM and other organizations run information campaigns intended to educate potential migrants of the dangers of irregular migration. The use of online social media platforms for these campaigns has become popular due to their potential to reach millions of people and at low cost. This report presents results from a pilot impact assessment of an online campaign based on Facebook posts in September 2019 and February 2020.
IOM Ireland carried out a rapid policy survey in May 2020 in partnership with the Irish Department of Justice and Equality with the objective of gaining a comprehensive view of policy measures which were taken in Ireland in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from a migration governance lens. This report examines the extent to which migrants and asylum seekers in Ireland were included in the Government of Ireland’s policy responses to COVID-19 from a migration governance lens.