M4D Library

 

The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

The e-Library is searchable by keyword, document type, thematic area, focus area and year of publication. Being a member of the M4D Net Community also allows you to upload documentation that you wish to share with others through the e-Library.

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Monday, February 22, 2016 - 11:38
'Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation' is a working paper carried out by multiple institutions and coordinated by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). Trafficking in human beings covers various forms of coercion and exploitation of women, men and children. Responses to trafficking have traditionally focused on combating the criminal networks involved in it or protecting the human rights of victims. However, European countries are increasingly exploring ways in which to influence the demand for services or products involving the use of trafficked...
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 11:37
'Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation' is a working paper carried out by multiple institutions and coordinated by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). Trafficking in human beings covers various forms of coercion and exploitation of women, men and children. Responses to trafficking have traditionally focused on combating the criminal networks involved in it or protecting the human rights of victims. However, European countries are increasingly exploring ways in which to influence the demand for services or products involving the use of trafficked...
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 13:39
This paper, authored by S. Premchander V. Prameela and M. Chidambaranathan of the Indian NGO SAMPARK, documents the learning processes of the NGOs and microfinance organizations that experimented with different approaches to microfinance and bonded labour. It highlights the importance of adopting a holistic and integrated approach, including social, economic, political and judicial interventions at individual, household, community and higher levels. In making the paper available to a wider audience, we hope to stimulate broader debate and experimentation on how microfinance can most...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 10:18
  This assessment considers the work of Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in the context of Round Table 2, “Migrant integration, reintegration and circulation for development”, of the 2009 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Athens. MRCs are defined here as physical structures that provide services to migrants which facilitate and empower them to migrate in a legal, voluntary, orderly and protected fashion. In connection with the work of 17 different MRCs around the world, this assessment aims to provide an overview of good practices in empowering migrants to facilitate...
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 12:23
The presentation describes how the four organizations work together. AGAR runs a shelter for female returnees from the Middle East, EOC-DICAC-RRAD provides them with psycho-social support and reintegration assistance, AFM facilitates the skill trainings and Stichting Dir is responsible for the research on illegal migration and trafficking of Ethiopian women.
Friday, April 2, 2010 - 17:34
The research report is based on the HelpAge International short-term project of UNICEF in Moldova "Building capacity of volunteer networks to support older people caring for grandchildren to prevent institutionalization and reintegrate children with their families”. if you plan to work with multigenerational families where older people care for children left behind by migrant parents, you can learn the findings and recommendations of the above-mentioned project. The contect gives: - an overview of migration in Moldova; - remittances: good or bad; - methods to support older persons caring for...