General M&D Resources

General M&D Resources highlight the links between migration & development in general and how migration can be better governed to support development.

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Jan 22, 2019
Description In September 2015, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda was adopted, and for the first time, migration was included in mainstream global development policy. With the objective of communicating how IOM identifies migration in the 2030 Agenda to stakeholders and the wider...
Dec 12, 2018
link sends e-mail(link is external) MY JMDI e-TOOLBOX ON MIGRATION AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT This e-learning course is a free, flexible and comprehensive e-course for stakeholders working on migration and development at the local level (local and national authorities, civil society, migrants’...
Dec 12, 2018
The UN Joint Programme on Mainstreaming Migration into National Development Strategies jointly led by the United Nations Development Programme and the UN Migration Agency partnered with the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC/ILO) to develop this online training material on "...
Aug 24, 2015
This handbook is produced in the framework of the European CommissionUnited Nations Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI). It is a four-year, 15 million euro programme supporting small-scale organizations in their concrete efforts towards linking migration and development. The...
May 20, 2014
Factoring in the Contribution of Migration International migration is frequently discussed in association with development. There are some 232 million international migrants in the world (UN DESA, 2013), and when internal mobility is included this number jumps to one in seven people on the...
Jan 01, 2009
Overcoming barriers: Human mobility and development Migration, both within and beyond borders, has become an increasingly prominent theme in domestic and international debates, and is the topic of the 2009 Human Development Report (HDR09). The starting point is that the global distribution...
Apr 01, 2006
Description This paper is intended to guide policymakers through challenges posed by migration and development. It is intended to be an accessible guide to the policy implications drawn from the burgeoning literature on migration and development. Its primary aim is to further the important...
Jul 01, 2002
Description The Migration Research Series (MRS) presents the findings of research projects managed by IOM’s Research Unit in Geneva, and studies prepared by IOM staff and its field offices. The series is designed to bring the results of policy-relevant migration research to the attention of...