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Monday, November 6, 2017 - 13:12
This report by UNHCR explains the circumstances of stateless people who are not recognised citizens of any State. As result of this lacking recognition, an unnecessary burden is placed on ethnic groups which furthers their exclusion and discrimation.  By drawing on the experiences of stateless minority groups, this report highlights the importance of upholding the right to nationality since statelessness placed an unnecessary burden on ethnic groups which furthers their exclusion and discrimination. The chapters of the publication are organised by: Key findings  The Karana of Madagascar The...
Document type: Report
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 09:24
The ILO has developed training modules on "Promoting the Integration of Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe". The aim of these modules is to provide social partners, labour market actors and local authorities in Europe with targeted capacity buidling so that they may implement effective policies and programmes to enhance the socioeconomic integration of migrant domestic workers. The eight modules include: Module I: Overall Framework on Domestic Work Module II: International Labour Standards relevant to Domestic Work and Migration Module III: European Union Framework on Labour Migration Module...
Document type: Training Material
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:38
In this case study entitled "Specialised Foster Care for Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Serbia", the Save the Children project "Appropriate care and protection for unaccompanied refugee and migrant children (UASC): Building capacities for specialised fostering of UASC in Serbia" is highlighted.  Building on the lessons learned and good practices of this project, they have developed a specialised foster care training package in collaboration with relevant insitutions. This training package is oriented towards professionals and foster families who are interested in providing care for...
Document type: Case Study
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 09:53
Issue #56 of the Forced Migration Review looks at the Latin America and Caribbean responses and realities of protection. In a time of heightened gang violence, this review looks at how these countries are adapting their laws and mechanisms related to protection to reflect this context and thus better address the needs of displaced populations. The notable amount of solidarity that the region has shown is affirmed by the High Commissioner for Refugees in the forward, as he refers to the Brazil Declaration and Plan of Action of 2014 as “an important model of honest, transparent and dedicated...
Document type: Article
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 13:02
KNOMAD of the World Banks has released its Migration and Development Brief #28 which has a specifc focus on return migration.  While reading this brief, you can learn more about the global trends and policy developments related to mobility and remittances. Notably, this series of briefs endeavours to reflect the advancements made to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and in particular the SDG targets related to reducing the cost of remittances and safe and regular migration. Read the newly launched brief here.
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Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:14
Commission internationale catholique pour les migrations (CICM) a publié une nouvelle publication intitulée «Protéger les enfants! Les garçons et les filles qui migrent sans accompagnement du Salvador, du Guatemala et du Honduras», qui met en évidence le mouvement et la protection des enfants migrants non accompagnés des Amériques qui se déplacent à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur d'El Salvador, le Guatemala et le Honduras, à travers le Mexique pour rejoindre des membres de la famille aux États-Unis. Lisez la publication ici.
Document type: Paper
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:11
The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) released a new publication entitled "Protect the Children! Boys and girls migrating unaccompanied from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras," which highlights the movement and protection of unaccompanied migrant children from the Americas moving within and from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, through Mexico to rejoin family members in the US. Read the publication here.
Document type: Paper
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:14
The organisation Mixed Migration Platform has published a new paper that explores the “politics of labelling” in the UK, focusing on the terms “refugee” and “migrant”. This publication argues that every term used when talking about migration has an eventual people on migrants’ lives, since they shape the public discourse and the perceptions of the society. Media in the West has often classified people on the move in two big boxes: refugees, who seek asylum due to armed conflicts in their home countries; and migrants, who travel through choice for economic reasons. According to Ben Whitham,...
Document type: Report
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 12:49
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have published a new report that investigates the challenges of labour migration from China to Europe. Chinese migration in Europe is increasingly important. By the end of 2015, there were 260,000 migrant workers from China legally residing in the 28 EU Member States. Due to the size of this flow of people, it is necessary to discuss the challenges and opportunities that it represents for both China and Europe, as well as their citizens. This report, which was conducted under the EU-China...
Document type: Report
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 17:06
  Migrants are suffering appalling violations of their rights when trying to reach Europe through the Mediterranean route. Children are especially vulnerable to these abuses, being often trafficked and exploited. UNICEF and the International Organization for Migration released a new study that analyses the journeys of some 11,000 young refugees and migrants attempting to go to Europe seeking better futures. The report finds out that those children from sub-Saharan Africa, those travelling alone, those with low levels of education and those undertaking longer journeys are the most exposed to...
Document type: Report

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