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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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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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,...
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...
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...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 16:54
Les migrants subissent des violations épouvantables de leurs droits lorsqu'ils essaient d'atteindre l'Europe par la voie de la Méditerranée. Les enfants sont particulièrement vulnérables à ces abus, souvent victimes de la traite et de l'exploitation. L'UNICEF et l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations ont publié une nouvelle étude qui analyse les voyages de quelque 11 000 jeunes réfugiés et migrants qui tentent d'aller en Europe à la recherche d'un meilleur avenir. Le rapport découvre que ces enfants d'Afrique subsaharienne, ceux qui voyagent seuls, ceux qui ont un faible niveau d'...
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 13:14
Le système des centres de détention des migrants en Libye fournit des conditions inhumaines aux migrants, selon un nouveau rapport de Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Dans ces installations, les gens sont souvent mal nourris et exposés à la violence. Les femmes enceintes doivent accoucher sans assistance médicale. Chaque mois, les équipes médicales fournissent environ 100 consultations médicales et font environ une douzaine de références dans des établissements de soins de santé secondaires et tertiaires afin que les détenus qui en ont besoin puissent recevoir une assistance médicale...