This special issue of Migration Policy Practice discusses the emerging effects of COVID-19 for migrants and migration policy worldwide from a range of perspectives including the humanitarian, economic and data-related implications of the new pandemic.
This special issue of Migration Policy Practice focuses on the linkages between migration, the environment and climate change.
This Data Briefing produced by the Missing Migrants Project is looking at the mortality rates, also known as “death rates,” which measure the number of deaths in proportion to the size of a particular population over a specific period of time.
From 19 to 21 January 2020, the second International Forum on Migration Statistics (IFMS) took place in Cairo, Egypt. As the only global meeting focusing specifically on how to improve data and statistics on migration, the Forum promotes dialogue across a range of actors. The meeting summary highlights key messages from the Forum and the way forward in view of the IFMS 2022.
The Policy Paper "Jobs and Migration: An African Perspective" was authored by the Global Perspectives Initiative in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
The Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) process has been rolled out in 50 countries, more than a quarter of UN Member States and almost a third of IOM Member States. This report uses data collected through the MGI to analyse trends and identify areas with potential for further development in migration governance worldwide, as countries gear up to achieve their national and international commitments related to migration.
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.