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.

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:51
The Department of the Interior and Local Government of the Philippines issued a memorandum directing all local government units covered by the JMDI to support and participate in its activities. Said memorandum also mentioned that these initiatives can serve as "best practices" on local governance that can be replicated in other regions, and can be included or translated into policies relative to local development planning as well as its consideration in the Seal of Good Local Governance. The memorandum also covers Region VI through the Migration and Development Initiative in Western Visayas...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 00:55
La presente política refleja los compromisos del Estado costarricense para los próximos 10 años (2013-2023) a fin de gestionar y controlar los flujos migratorios y procurar una adecuada integración de las personas migrantes, así como la promoción del desarrollo nacional mediante el ordenamiento y articulación de las acciones interinstitucionales en materia migratoria. Ha sido elaborada por el Consejo Nacional de Migración, que es el órgano encargado de recomendar al Poder ejecutivo la política migratoria y las medidas y acciones necesarias para su ejecución. Estas deben estar orientadas a la...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 06:02
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 14:59
On 19 June 2012, the European Commission adopted the "EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016)”. The Strategy is a set of concrete and practical measures to be implemented over the next five years. It is based on five key priorities: Identifying, protecting and assisting victims of trafficking; Stepping up the prevention of trafficking in human beings; Increased prosecution of traffickers; Enhanced coordination and cooperation among key actors and policy coherence; Increased knowledge of and effective response to emerging concerns...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 15:56
The below decision can be found in the DECISIONS, DECLARATIONS AND RESOLUTION document of the 17th Afican Union Summit which took place in Malabo, EQUATORIAL GUINEA 23 June 2011 to 01 July 2011 - see attached. Please click here to find the dedicated website for the AU's 17th Summit entitled 'Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development.'   Doc. EX.CL/686(XIX) The Assembly, 1. TAKES NOTE of the Progress Report on the Roadmap and the preparations for the Global African Diaspora summit scheduled in South Africa in 2012; 2. RECOGNIZES the efforts and progress made by the Republic of South...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 09:21
In the past decade, observers have noted a new phenomenon in migrant remittances that many, including the World Bank, hope can address the downside impact of intra-family transfers and lead to a sustained increase in productivity. These transfers are called communal or collective remittances and are aimed at benefiting the broader community back home. The purpose of this white paper is to examine such transfers, the impact they are having and what can be done to make them more effective.