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A New Global Partnership for Development

Factoring in the Contribution of Migration

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( PDF: August 2014 )

Part A of this report provides a systematic update of the evidence base regarding migration’s relevance to and impact on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In doing so, it...

Part A of this report provides a systematic update of the evidence base regarding migration’s relevance to and impact on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In doing so, it...


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A Review of Data on Trafficking in the Republic of Korea

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( Print: January 2003, PDF: September 2002 )

The US State Department included South Korea among its list of twenty-three countries that failed to meet minimum standards in attempting to stop the trafficking in human beings, primarily women and...

The US State Department included South Korea among its list of twenty-three countries that failed to meet minimum standards in attempting to stop the trafficking in human beings, primarily women and...


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A Study of Migrant-sending Households in Serbia Receiving Remittances from Switzerland

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( PDF: March 2007 )

This report specifi cally presents the results of IOM’s mandated work, in particular, the volume, frequency, transfer mechanisms, use, determinants, and impact of remittances on transnational Serbian...

This report specifi cally presents the results of IOM’s mandated work, in particular, the volume, frequency, transfer mechanisms, use, determinants, and impact of remittances on transnational Serbian...


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An Assessment of Principal Regional Consultative Processes on Migration

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( Print: July 2012, PDF: April 2012 )

The present study considers fourteen of the principal Regional Consultative Processes on Migration, spanning most regions of the globe. Based primarily on interviews with government officials and...

The present study considers fourteen of the principal Regional Consultative Processes on Migration, spanning most regions of the globe. Based primarily on interviews with government officials and...


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Analysis of Institutional and Legal Frameworks and Overview of Cooperation Patterns in the Field of...

Research Report

( Print: March 2004 )

This publication contains an analysis of institutional and legal frameworks in place to combat trafficking of human beings in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). It is comprised...

This publication contains an analysis of institutional and legal frameworks in place to combat trafficking of human beings in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). It is comprised...


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Angola: A Study of the Impact of Remittances from Portugal and South Africa

A Study of the Impact of Remittances from Portugal and South Africa

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( Print: July 2012, PDF: May 2012 )

This study sheds some light into the kinds of relationships that Angolans living in Portugal and South Africa keep with their country of origin, focusing on the financial remittances that they send...

This study sheds some light into the kinds of relationships that Angolans living in Portugal and South Africa keep with their country of origin, focusing on the financial remittances that they send...


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Arab Migration in a Globalized World

( Print: July 2004 )

This book, written by some of the leading experts on Arab migration, provides a wealth of information, policy analysis and data, relating to migratory flows in the Arab region and neighbouring...

This book, written by some of the leading experts on Arab migration, provides a wealth of information, policy analysis and data, relating to migratory flows in the Arab region and neighbouring...


Archives of Memory

Supporting Traumatized Communities through Narration and Rememberance

Series: Psychosocial Notebook
( Print: February 2002 )

This notebook is a compilation of essays based on papers presented at the Second International Seminar on Psychological and Trauma Response in Kosovo. In the experience documented in this volume...

This notebook is a compilation of essays based on papers presented at the Second International Seminar on Psychological and Trauma Response in Kosovo. In the experience documented in this volume...


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Assessing the Costs and Impacts of Migration Policy

An International Comparison

( Print: June 2008 )

Issues related to international migration now confront policymakers throughout the world. There have been few comparative studies of national policy evaluation approaches, methodologies and...

Issues related to international migration now confront policymakers throughout the world. There have been few comparative studies of national policy evaluation approaches, methodologies and...


Baltic Route, The

The Trafficking of Migrants through Lithuania

( Print: October 1998 )

Sharing a border with Poland and Belarus, Lithuania has become a transit zone for irregular migrants heading towards the West. Based on interviews with non-CIS migrants apprehended while transiting...

Sharing a border with Poland and Belarus, Lithuania has become a transit zone for irregular migrants heading towards the West. Based on interviews with non-CIS migrants apprehended while transiting...


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Binational Study

The State of Migration Flows between Costa Rica and Nicaragua - Analysis of the Economic and Social...

( Print: May 2003 )

This paper examines the social and economic impact of migration between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Its objective is to aid the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan governments formulate policies promoting...

This paper examines the social and economic impact of migration between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Its objective is to aid the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan governments formulate policies promoting...


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Biometrics and International Migration

Series: International Migration Law
( Print: December 2005 )

This publication focuses on the impact of the rapid expansion in the use of biometric systems in migration management on the rights of individuals. It seeks to highlight legal issues for consideration...

This publication focuses on the impact of the rapid expansion in the use of biometric systems in migration management on the rights of individuals. It seeks to highlight legal issues for consideration...


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Bordering on Control

Combating Irregular Migration in North America and Europe

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( Print: June 2003, PDF: April 2003 )

This publication evaluates the cost-effectiveness of both external and internal migration-control instruments in the USA, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It discusses whether...

This publication evaluates the cost-effectiveness of both external and internal migration-control instruments in the USA, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It discusses whether...


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Children on the Move

( Print: July 2013, PDF: May 2013 )

Millions of children are on the move, both within and between countries, with or without their parents. The conditions under which movement takes place are often treacherous, putting migrant children...

Millions of children are on the move, both within and between countries, with or without their parents. The conditions under which movement takes place are often treacherous, putting migrant children...


Chinese Migrants in Central and Eastern Europe

The Cases of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania

( Print: March 1995 )

Chinese migration to Central and Eastern Europe represents a rather new pattern, distinctive from some other forms of migration to the region. This publication offers an assessment of this issue...

Chinese migration to Central and Eastern Europe represents a rather new pattern, distinctive from some other forms of migration to the region. This publication offers an assessment of this issue...


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Climate Change and Migration

Improving Methodologies to Estimate Flows

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( Print: June 2008, PDF: October 2008 )

Recent empirical studies have found that climate variability and migration are characterized by a non-linear relationship. This study explores the climate change impacts on migratory processes. It...

Recent empirical studies have found that climate variability and migration are characterized by a non-linear relationship. This study explores the climate change impacts on migratory processes. It...


Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration

Addressing Vulnerabilities and Harnessing Opportunities

( PDF: April 2012 )

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Climate Change, Migration and Critical International Security Considerations

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( PDF: April 2011 )

This report reviews the available scholarly reporting on climate change, migration and security and describes the legal and policy challenges facing the international community. While there is indeed...

This report reviews the available scholarly reporting on climate change, migration and security and describes the legal and policy challenges facing the international community. While there is indeed...


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Combating Trafficking in South-East Asia

A Review of Policy and Programme Responses

Series: IOM Migration Research Series
( Print: January 2003, PDF: January 2000 )

At least two hundred thousand women and children from South-East Asia are trafficked annually. This figure represents nearly one third of the global trafficking trade. This study reviews what is...

At least two hundred thousand women and children from South-East Asia are trafficked annually. This figure represents nearly one third of the global trafficking trade. This study reviews what is...


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Conflict Resolution, Confidence-building and Peace Enhancement among Somali Women

( Print: April 2003 )

This report is based on the Hargeisa workshop, organized in Somalia by the International Organization for Migration in March 2001. The conference brought together a group of women primarily from...

This report is based on the Hargeisa workshop, organized in Somalia by the International Organization for Migration in March 2001. The conference brought together a group of women primarily from...