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.

The e-Library is searchable by keyword, document type, thematic area, focus area and year of publication. Being a member of the M4D Net Community also allows you to upload documentation that you wish to share with others through the e-Library.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:09
The sudden high arrivals of migrants and refugees in Europe in 2015 saw cities directly confronted with the challenge of reception and quick integration, in the context of a difficult political debate and lack of funding. City authorities found themselves on the frontline of the refugee situation, and had to quickly adapt to strengthen their reception, social cohesion and integration policies.  To cope with this challenge, cities introduced innovative, practical and effective initiatives. The refugee situation affected and reshaped local integration policies, leading cities to focus on...
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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:45
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 "Mainstreaming Migration into Policy Development". Because the Migration & Development nexus is multifaceted and multilevel, it is important to integrate migration into policy planning and therefore promote policy coherence in the field of M&D. To guide you through the different mechanisms involved in...
Document type: Training Material
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...
Document type: Report
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 16:42
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) published a new policy brief in the series "Toward a Global Compact for Migration: A Development Perspective", a series to inform the current debate on the GCM. This new brief by Kathleen Newland, Co-Founder of the MPI, and Kate Hooper, Associate Policy Analyst, focuses on the need to integrate migration into development partnerships and vice versa. You can access the press release here. Below is a brief presentation on the brief.   In recent years, spikes in irregular migration have prompted policymakers in the European Union, United States, and other...
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:18
The JMDI has created two e-learning courses to help enhance the capacities of actors working in migration and development: (i) My JMDI e-Toolbox on migration and local development and; (ii) Running your M&D project successfully. Both of these courses are outlined in more detail below. Through these self-guided courses, users can learn about the linkages between migration and development and how these can be harnessed to foster development, how to implement a project or initiative based on project cycle management, and specifically how local authorities, in partnership with other local...
Document type: Training Material
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 17:36
L’ouvrage propose une série de synthèses évaluant les instruments socio-économiques et formatifs voués à l’insertion professionnelle de travailleurs issus des migrations, dans les pays de l’OCDE. A travers la littérature scientifique et institutionnelle mondiale, une vingtaine de types de dispositifs comme des programmes de formation, d’orientation ou d’accompagnement de chercheurs d’emploi d’origine étrangère sont observés. L’approche a pour objectif d’identifier les dispositifs les plus efficaces de formation et d’accès au travail. Quels sont-ils ? Quels sont les points communs et les...
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Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 17:28
When people are forced to leave their homes, they usually also leave behind their means of economic activity. In their new location, they may not be able, or permitted, to work. This has wide-ranging implications. This issue includes 22 articles on the main feature theme of Economies: rights and access to work. It also includes two ‘mini-features’, one on Refugee-led social protection and one on Humans and animals in refugee camps. It investigates especially modalities and examples of economic (re)integration and the role of rights and access to work in overall social and economic (re)...
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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...
Document type: Report
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...
Document type: Report
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.
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