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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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 15:19
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the World Food Program (WFP) released in August 2018 this technical report on The Linkages between Migration, Agriculture, Foor Security and Rural Development.   Understanding contemporary migration, both international and internal, remains a challenge. The decision by people to migrate either within their own countries or across borders is influenced by an intricate set of factors. This report examines the...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 17:13
The OECD released the 2018 edition of International Migration Outlook, which analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries, with a focus on the migrants’ job quality and on the sections and occupations in which they are concentrated. It includes two special chapters on the contribution of recent refugee flows to the labour force and on the illegal employment of foreign workers. It also includes country notes and a statistical annex. You...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 14:38
Title Global Report on Internal Displacement 2018   The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) released the Global Report on Internal Displacement 2018 (2018 GRID). It provides the latest trends and updates on internal displacement caused by conflicts and disasters. The 2018 GRID features figures on internal displacement globally, but also presents regional overviews and special focus on local and national events that have triggered displacement. Celebrating its 20th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, this year’s GRID also details...
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:41
Title World Happiness Report 2018 This year’s World Happiness Report focuses on the linkages between happiness and migration. It investigates the role of both international migration and internal rural-urban migration in increasing happiness. It also explores the impacts of migration on families left behind. It finally explains how migrant acceptance level of a country affects migrants’ happiness, especially in the long term. You can access the full report here and the executive summary here.
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:23
Title European Migrations: Dynamics, Drivers, and the Role of Policies The European Commission released a report on the dynamics and drivers of European migrations, and the role of policies. This study draws policy implications from the analysis of the evolution of European post-war migrations. It examines the effects of internal border opening combined with the ongoing convergence of immigration rules and visa requirements in Europe. Based on the insight that migration is driven by structural factors that often lie beyond the reach of migration policies, the second part of the study looks...
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:21
Title More than numbers: How migration data can deliver real-life benefits for migrants and governments The Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with McKinsey & Company, produced the report More Than Numbers to illustrate the potential value of migration data. The report shows that better data could boost benefits of migration by at least USD 35 billion based on a number of case studies. It also illustrates how data enables policymakers to protect migrants in vulnerable situations, fill labour market...
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:19
Title How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economies The OECD Development Centre released a report on migrants’ contributions to developing countries’ economies, which is the result of a joint project with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the support of the European Union. The report covers ten countries as countries of destination: Argentina, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa and Thailand. The report shows that labour migration has a relatively positive yet limited impact on native-born workers’...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 15:36
Le Centre de développement de l’Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Economique (OCDE) et l’Organisation Internationale du Travail (OIT) ont publié un nouveau rapport sur la contribution économique des migrations de travail en Côte d’Ivoire comme pays de destination. Ce rapport présente les résultats d’une étude débutée en 2015. Le rapport examine l’impact de l’immigration sur l’emploi et les revenus du travail de la population autochtone, sur la croissance économique, et sur la contribution aux finances publiques. Il montre que l’immigration a des effets plutôt neutres sur la...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 15:33
The Migrants’ Rights Network published a report on its Route to Your Rights project, based on research conducted from August 2017 until March 2018. The project explored the barriers migrants in the UK are facing in integrating the labour market, in finding adequate housing and in accessing services. This report presents how these barriers affect their well-being, their social inclusion, and their ability to contribute to their host community. Barriers include “lack of familiarity with the UK employment, housing and health system; high concentration of precarious employment contracts; poor...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:20
Les flux migratoires ont profondément transformé la composition des classes. Les résultats du Programme International pour le Suivi des Acquis des élèves (PISA) de l’OCDE révèlent qu’en 2015, au moins un élève de 15 ans sur quatre dans les pays de l’OCDE est né à l’étranger ou possède au moins un parent né à l’étranger. Entre 2003 et 2015, la proportion des élèves qui avaient émigré ou dont l’un des parents avait émigré à l’international a augmenté en moyenne de six points de pourcentage dans les pays de l’OCDE. La résilience des élèves issus de l’immigration : Les facteurs qui déterminent le...

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