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MIGRATION & POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Migration and Poverty Alleviation in China

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
20 Apr 2007
China has achieved remarkable progress in poverty alleviation since the start of its reforms. Rural-urban labour migration on an unprecedented scale played a vital role in rural income growth, poverty reduction and economic development. The present publication argues that although migration in Ch...
ENGAGING DIASPORAS AS DEVELOPMENT

Engaging Diasporas as Development Partners for Home and Destination Countries

Challenges for Policymakers

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
26 Jan 2007
This publication explores different challenges posed to home and host country governments engaging with their diasporas for development purposes. How to define diasporas? How to gather data on diasporas? How to incorporate diaspora contributions into development strategies? How to identify most r...
LAT AMER CARIB DEMO OBSRVT 2006 #1

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2006, No.1

International Migration (Includes Chart and CD-ROM)

Series:
Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
15 Dec 2006
This new publication, in addition to offering the information usually published in the Demographic Bulletin, which it replaces, will contain an analytical chapter which is intended to introduce the topic to the different users. It will also include a CD-ROM with more detailed information in elect...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006 (R)

State of World Population 2006 (Russian language)

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
17 Nov 2006
Women migrants are among the most vulnerable to human rights abuses— both as migrants and as females. Their hard work deserves recognition, and their human rights, protection. Their voices must be heard. Vision and leadership can help steer public debates away from reactionary sensationalism and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006 (A)

State of World Population 2006 (Arabic language)

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
17 Nov 2006
Women migrants are among the most vulnerable to human rights abuses— both as migrants and as females. Their hard work deserves recognition, and their human rights, protection. Their voices must be heard. Vision and leadership can help steer public debates away from reactionary sensationalism and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006

State of World Population 2006

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

Series:
State of World Population
17 Nov 2006
This year’s report focuses on the lives of migrant women. Every year millions of women working overseas send hundreds of millions of dollars in remittances back to their homes and communities. These funds go to feed and educate children, provide health care, build homes, foster small businesses a...
DOMESTIC MIGRANT REMITT CHINA

Domestic Migrant Remittances in China

Distribution, Channels and Livelihoods

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
17 Nov 2006
Remittances are an integral feature of the internal migration process in China. In order to understand the contributions remittances can make to development and the ways in which potential benefits may be enhanced, there are several questions that need to be answered. For instance, how are such f...
MIGRATION HUMAN SMUGGLING NIGERIA

Migration, Human Smuggling and Trafficking from Nigeria to Europe

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
13 Nov 2006
There are several hundreds of thousands of Nigerians throughout Europe, half of whom live in the United Kingdom. According to this report, emigration has represented a considerable drain of highly qualified labour from Nigeria, while at the same time, the Nigerians abroad represent a substantial ...
MULTILAT TREATY FRAMEWORK 2006

Multilateral Treaty Framework

An Invitation to Universal Participation - Focus 2006, Crossing Borders (Treaty Event, 13-15 September 2006, United Nations Headquarters)

11 Aug 2006
The treaty event, Focus 2006: Crossing Borders, was held in conjunction with the High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, held at UN Headquarters in New York. It provided an outstanding opportunity for States to demonstrate their continuing commitment to the central role of...
YOUTH STATE WORLD POPUL 2006

State of World Population 2006 - Youth Supplement

Moving Young

Series:
State of World Population
17 Nov 2006
This publication explores the lives of young women and young men who have ventured into new lands to chase their dreams or to escape oppression, war, poverty or misfortune. It profiles the lives of young women and men from ten countries. Some have never migrated, but their lives are marked by the...
YOUTH STATE WORLD POPUL 2006 (R)

State of World Population 2006 - Youth Supplement (Russian language)

Moving Young


Series:
State of World Population
17 Nov 2006
This report explores the lives of young women and young men who have ventured into new lands to chase their dreams or to escape oppression, war, poverty or misfortune. It profiles the lives of young women and men from ten countries – Burkina Faso, Colombia, India, Kenya, Liberia, Moldova, the Net...
YOUTH STATE WORLD POPUL 2006 (C)

State of World Population 2006 - Youth Supplement (Chinese language)

Moving Young


Series:
State of World Population
This report explores the lives of young women and young men who have ventured into new lands to chase their dreams or to escape oppression, war, poverty or misfortune. It profiles the lives of young women and men from ten countries – Burkina Faso, Colombia, India, Kenya, Liberia, Moldova, the Net...
YOUTH STATE WORLD POPUL 2006 (A)

State of World Population 2006 - Youth Supplement (Arabic language)

Moving Young

Series:
State of World Population
17 Nov 2006
This report explores the lives of young women and young men who have ventured into new lands to chase their dreams or to escape oppression, war, poverty or misfortune. It profiles the lives of young women and men from ten countries – Burkina Faso, Colombia, India, Kenya, Liberia, Moldova, the Net...
MIGRATION DEV OPPORTUN CHALLENG

Migration and Development

Opportunities and Challenges for Policymakers

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
16 Jun 2006
There is growing consensus that international migration can have important impacts on development, and that it is important to develop appropriate and effective policy interventions that will help realize the full potential of international migration. This will require devising measures to harnes...
MIGRATION & DEV NEW STRATEGIC

Migration and Development

New Strategic Outlooks and Practical Ways Forward - The Cases of Angola and Zambia

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
30 Dec 2005
There is much greater awareness today that development affects migration, and that migration influences development. The challenge is to find innovative and effective ways to enhance the benefits of migration while mitigating its adverse development implications for emigration countries. This stu...
MILLENNIUM DEV GOALS & MIGRATION

The Millennium Development Goals and Migration, The

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
17 Jun 2005
There is a noticeable gap in research and analysis on how migration is linked to development. This paper identifies linkages that have the potential both to challenge and to support the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The complexities of this phenomenon need to be understo...
DYNAMICS OF REMITTANCE UTILIZATION

Dynamics of Remittance Utilization in Bangladesh

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
22 Apr 2005
More than 1 million Bangladeshis live permanently outside the country and some 200,000 or more leave the country every year to work elsewhere. Most of these migrants send part of their earnings home on a regular or irregular basis. This report takes Bangladesh as a case study and looks at the imp...
INTERNAL MIGRATION & DEV GLOBAL

Internal Migration and Development

A Global Perspective

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
22 Apr 2005
With a few exceptions, evidence suggests that internal population movements are growing. While there have been few formal efforts to estimate the economic contribution of migrant labour, this report argues that internal migration can play an important role in poverty reduction and economic develo...
DEV POTENTIAL ZIMBABWEAN DIASPORA

The Development Potential of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora

A Survey of Zimbabweans Living in the UK and South Africa

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
22 Apr 2005
This report draws on findings from a survey of 1,000 Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom and South Africa and aims to obtain a profile in terms of their skills base, transnational links and interest in contributing to development. It examines the education and employment skills base of respo...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2004 P2

World Economic and Social Survey 2004

International Migration

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
28 Jan 2005
International migration is one of the central dimensions of globalization. Facilitated by improved transportation and communications and stimulated by large economic and social inequalities in the world, people are increasingly moving across national borders in an effort to improve their own and ...
MIGRATION FROM LATIN AMERICA EUROP

Migration from Latin America to Europe

Trends and Policy Challenges

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
16 Jul 2004
Part of the IOM Migration Research Series, this study reveals various trends and policy challenges relating to migration from Latin America and the Caribbean to Europe, which has grown rapidly over the last decade. These increased flows calls for strengthened cooperation between the two regions o...
WORLD SURVEY ROLE WOMEN 2004

World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2004

Women and International Migration

Series:
World Survey of the Role of Women in Development
11 Mar 2005
A gender perspective is essential to understanding both the causes and consequences of international migration. Female migrants are increasingly part of worker flows, moving on their own to become the principal wage earners for their families. Most women move voluntarily, but women and girls are ...
IS TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS DEM

Is Trafficking in Human Beings Demand Driven?

A Multi-country Pilot Study

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
12 Mar 2004
This research paper reveals the findings of a multi-country pilot study carried out to investigate the demand side related to the trafficking of human beings. It focuses on employer demand for domestic workers in private homes and consumer demand for commercial sexual services in selected Europea...
MIGRATION & DEV PERSPECTIVE FROM

Migration and Development

A Perspective from Asia

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
16 Jan 2004
This paper discusses international migration and the impact it has, both negative and positive, on development in Asian countries. It demonstrates ways in which international migration can and does impinge on development in receiving areas. Although the paper focuses on examples taken from the As...
HACIA UNA VISION INTEGRADA PARA

Hacia una Visión Integrada para Enfrentar la Inestabilidad y el Riesgo

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
11 Jul 2003
En este trabajo se parte de la siguiente hipótesis central que plantea un desafío: hay un cambio estructural, tanto en la economía internacional como en el manejo de las políticas públicas, lo que determina, a su vez, un cambio en el funcionamiento económico y en los efectos sobre el empleo, la p...
TRAFFICKING FOR SEXUAL EXPLOITATIO

Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation

The Case of the Russian Federation

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
20 Jun 2003
Trafficking in human beings has become one of the most serious problems in the Russian Federation. Trafficking in women is now a multi-billion dollar industry and a key source of revenue for Russian organized crime groups. The study examines the patterns and growth of this illegal activity in Rus...
BORDERING ON CONTROL COMBAT

Bordering on Control

Combating Irregular Migration in North America and Europe

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
20 Jun 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 increased spending on Official Development Assistance would reduce migration flows to those coun...
IRREGULAR MIGRATION IN TURKEY

Irregular Migration in Turkey

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
9 May 2003
In recent years, illegal transit migration through Turkey, together with the use of Turkey’s territory as a transition post for onward migration towards the west, has become an issue of growing importance to the Turkish government. The government seeks to control and manage transit migration, oft...
JOURNEYS JEOPARDY REVIEW RESEARCH

Journeys of Jeopardy

A Review of Research on Trafficking in Women and Children in Europe

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
7 Feb 2003
This report by Professor Elizabeth Kelly assesses the current state of knowledge on the trafficking of women and children in Europe. It states that, despite growing interest and concern, information is still limited on the scale of trafficking, the methods it uses, and the most effective means to...