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, May 24, 2017 - 11:37
In this recent report published by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), Hanne Beirens and Susan Fratzke examine several resettlement programmes to hone in on the questions and tradeoffs that policymakers face when introducing new initiatives or scaling up existing efforts. In doing so, they are able to access some of their motivations and goals to resettle refugees, and point out gaps in data collection/analysis that ought to be remedied in order to make sure that policies are more effective.  Read the full report here.
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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:18
ACP EU Migration Action published a new report emphasising the important role of remittances in development as they are a steady, reliable source of investment that helps millions of individuals and households to raise living standards. High cost and the obstacles to access affordable formal remittance channels are few examples. By proposing solutions as to improve domestic payment infrastructures and grant migrants access to new technologies, we contribute to creating an environment that benefits the lives of migrants, their families and communities.  Formal remittances to developing...
Document type: Report
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 13:43
As a result of the “100RC Network Exchange: Cities and the Global Migration Crisis” that took place in Athens, Greece, in September 2016, a new report from 100 Resilient Cities entitled “Global Migration: Resilient Cities at the Forefront” provides practices and tools for cities - where the majority of migrants settle - to better adapt to global migration. Read the full report here.
Document type: Report
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 11:09
The 2017 Annual Report on Integration and Migration, entitled “Opportunities in Crisis: The Future of Refugee Policy in Germany and Europe”, has been published by the Expert Council of German Foundations. In the report, the proposals are made by the Council on how to further develop the refugee policy of the EU for better responsibility sharing. Additionally, an analysis on the new regulatations put in place in Germany in an effort to integrate refugees is preformed. Read about this and much more in the newly published report. The English press release and the report’s core messages are now...
Document type: Report
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:57
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) published a new report entitled “Cities of Rights: Ensuring Health Care for Undocumented Migrants”, which reveals how cities in Europe are providing access to health care to those who are not eligible to benefit from public health systems. Many cities in Europe are filling this gap because they realise the importance of good health for social cohesion and public health in general. As stated by the PICUM Director, Michele LeVoy, “In a political climate that increasingly looks for ways to shut migrants out, cities have...
Document type: Report
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 13:34
Le présent numéro de notre lettre « Diversités et Citoyennetés » détaille les initiatives du projet « Mokpokpo », une action d’autodéveloppement interculturel de longue haleine menée au Togo par l’IRFAM et ses partenaires. Cette initiative, dont on fête cette année les 20 ans, n’est pas sans impact dans plusieurs pays européens, dont la Belgique. La question qui est développée est « que peuvent nous apporter les initiatives de développement en Afrique, afin de sensibiliser, de mobiliser et de constituer, dans les pays industrialisés, des groupes de soutien et d’informer la population sur des...
Document type: Newsletter
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:30
Durante las últimas décadas, hubo un crecimiento significativo de los niveles de desarrollo humano en casi todos los países; sin embargo, millones de personas no beneficiaron de esto progreso. ¿Quién fue olvidado y por qué? El informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2016 “Desarrollo Humano para todos” se centra sobre estas dos preguntas. Reconoce que en cada sociedad hay ciertos grupos que comparado a otros sufrirán probablemente mucho más de desventajas e identifica las raíces profundas y a menudo no bastantes medidas de los obstáculos al desarrollo.   El informe también pone el enfoque sobre lo que...
Document type: Report
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:23
Durant les dernières décennies, il y a eu un accroissement significatif des niveaux de développement humain dans presque tous les pays ; seulement des millions de personnes n’ont pas bénéficié de ce progrès. Qui a été laisse derrière et pourquoi ? Le Rapport 2016 sur le Développement Humain « Le Développement Humain pour Tous » se concentre sur ces questions. Il reconnait que dans chaque société, certains groupes de personnes vont probablement beaucoup plus souffrir de désavantages que d’autres ; tout comme il identifie aussi les racines profondes, et parfois non-mesurées des obstacles qui...
Document type: Report
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:59
In past decades, there has been significant gains in human development levels in almost every country; but millions of people have not benefited from this progress. Who has been left behind and why? The Human Development Report 2016 “Human Development for Everyone” looks into these two questions. It recognizes that in every society certain groups are far more likely to suffer disadvantages than others and identifies deep-rooted, and often unmeasured, barriers to development. The report also looks to what societies should do to advance human development for everyone. It sets forward policy...
Document type: Report
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:40
In this recent report, Demetrios G Papademetriou, Meghan Benton, and Natalia Banulescu-Bodgan of the Transatlantic Council on Migration, which is a project of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), analyse how positive integration outcomes among refugees can be encouraged, while upholding the integrity of migration systems. This report is timely given that Europe is trying to balance how to prevent another 'refugee crisis' and to ensure the new arrivals integrate and that their contributions are realised. Through anaylsis, the report demonstrates how interdependent this approaches are. As such...
Document type: Report