Quantifying global international mobility patterns can improve migration governance. Despite decades of calls by the international community to improve international migration statistics, the availability of timely and disaggregated data about long-term and short-term migration at the global level is still very limited. In this study, the authors investigate the feasibility of using non-traditional data sources to fill existing gaps in migration statistics.
Policy Brief - SDG indicator 10.7.2: Number of countries with migration policies to facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people.
This policy brief focuses on 22 countries in Northern and Western Africa, discussing their migration data challenges and opportunities. The brief also suggests concrete ways forward to improve the availability and use of migration data in order to bring about safer migration in the region.
The new edition of Migration Policy Practice focuses on four relatively diverse migration policy areas: the possible establishment of a European Union framework for the provision of humanitarian visas; the need for participatory resettlement policies involving municipalities and international organizations; key findings of an independent end-term review of the United Kingdom’s Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF) and new approaches to evaluating online migration campaigns.
'Migrants as Messengers' - The Impact of Peer-to-Peer Communication on Potential Migrants in Senegal - Impact Evaluation Report
The report presents key results from a rigorous impact evaluation that assessed the impact of the Migrants as Messengers (MaM) information events in Dakar, Senegal.
In the context of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the GCM and GCR have identified as a priority the need to develop the collection, analysis and dissemination of data to improve governance and develop policies and programs specifically tailored to the need for protection of children on the move.
This report analyses good practices in migration data capacity building by looking at recent efforts by international organizations to enhance the capacity of National Statistical Systems (NSS) and other national agencies to collect, manage and disseminate official statistics on migration, thereby providing a basis for sound policymaking.
The new edition of Migration Policy Practice focuses on three key and diverse migration topics: measuring the extent of migration in the Global South; comparing immigrant students' integration; and migration and identity management questions in asylum cases.
This is the fourth in IOM’s series of annual global reports on the deaths and disappearances of migrants around the world. Since 2014, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded globally the deaths of more than 32,000 people.
Analysis of Best Practices in the Identification of Missing Migrants: Implications for the Central Mediterranean
This report focuses on the challenges faced in identifying dead migrants on the Central Mediterranean route and informing the families of the deceased.