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Towards Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region

Challenges and Opportunities

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: January 2018
  • Page count: 64
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 18.II.F.3

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ISBN: 9789211207637
ISBN: 9789213628874

About the product

International migration is a structural feature of an interconnected Asia-Pacific. The number of migrants to and from the region continues to grow, reflecting factors such as changing demographics, economic transformations, and increased connectivity, as well as showing the influence of instability and conflict in the region; meanwhile, the impacts of migration in all countries have grown to become more important; and the means adopted by countries have adapted to try to address these impacts in a positive manner. This report draws from existing research and provides information on the key trends in migration in the region; the drivers of migration; the impacts of migration; and policy responses at national and multilateral level and concludes with recommendations.