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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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:05
On 15 June Professor Iván Martín, presented a study by the Migration Policy Centre on Exploring New Avenues for Legislation for Labour Migration to the European Union at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament (LIBE Committee). The Study, commissioned in 2015, provides a comprehensive analysis of EU labour migration policy, its development, its impact and future policy options. It was presented just after European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, presented the newEuropean Commission’s proposals on...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:14
With the increase of migrants and refugees reaching Europe in 2015, a rising number of myths and prejudices around the topic of migration and asylum has been circling around Europe. As a response, the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) Europe and the Forum des Organisations de Solidarite Internationale issues des Migrations (FORIM), in collaboration with CONCORD, have developed an awareness-raising tool to debunk common and persistent myths regarding migration. You can download the tool here.
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:57
This synthesis report by the European Economic and Social Comittee presents the results of 11 fact finding missions to different EU countries on the situation of refugees as seen by civil society organizations. A particular emphasis is put on policy recommendations to address the challenges of the current refugee crisis and the long-term integration of beneficiaries of international protection. To read the full study, click here.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 13:41
A new report by the Migration Policy Institute analyzes the Canadian Expression of Interest System (EIS) that is designed to facilitate permanent immigration for highly skilled migrants and explores whether and how elements of the programme could be applicable in the European Union in order to meet Europe’s growing needs for skilled labour. "With the European Commission looking for ways to reach its overarching goal of boosting growth and competitiveness across the European Union, policymakers have been focused on how to better attract global talent and improve upon earlier policies,...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:02
This new report by the Migration Policy Institute examines the factors behind an increasingly complex migration between Germany and Turkey. It focuses on the development of German-Turkish migration over the last decades, explores the reasons for this development and discusses possible policy implications. "Who is moving, and why? How have the labor market, German immigration policy, and Turkish diaspora policy affected (or been affected by) migration movements of nationals between the two countries? What could both countries do to take better advantage of the unique resources of this...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 17:24
The Migration Policy Institute, together with the Asian Development Bank, has released a report that shows a series of key barriers that need to be overcome in order to ensure free movement in the ASEAN member states and to reduce the risk of falling behind in a competitive and skills-driven global economy. "The challenge ASEAN Member States face is threefold. First, the complexity of the qualifications recognition process essentially discourages professionals who move within the region from having their professional and academic credentials assessed and recognized. Second, professionals face...
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:03
This study was conducted to generate information about Overseas Filipinos and their families, as well as various government programs and services for the benefit of overseas Filipinos. Socio-demographic and psycho-graphic characteristics of Overseas Filipinos and their families were described. Issues and concerns confronting the return migrants in Western Visayas were also presented. The migration situationer covered all 6 provinces of Western Visayas especially where there are many Overseas Filipinos. The majority of the households with migrants have only one migrant. The majority of...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 10:30
On 27 September 2015, the international community agreed on an ambitious agenda comprising 17 goals and 169 targets to reduce poverty and inequality, and achieve social, economic and environmentally sustainable development by the year 2030. An important innovation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) is that migration has been incorporated into mainstream global development policy, rectifying the omission made 15 years earlier in the Millennium Development Goals. In the lead-up to the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, IOM strongly advocated the inclusion of migration into...
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 07:26
The M&D Mainstreaming Guide primarily aims to help the local governments of CALABARZON (Laguna, Batangas, Cavite, Rizal and Quezon) in integrating M&D into their local planning, and provide them with a sample menu of services that their localities can provide for the migrants and their families. It will also provide pertinent information on international migration, issues of migrants and the national government agencies involved in M&D initiatives so the LGUs could link up with them. It will serve as practical reference to essential steps in building local institutional capacities...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:51
The Department of the Interior and Local Government of the Philippines issued a memorandum directing all local government units covered by the JMDI to support and participate in its activities. Said memorandum also mentioned that these initiatives can serve as "best practices" on local governance that can be replicated in other regions, and can be included or translated into policies relative to local development planning as well as its consideration in the Seal of Good Local Governance. The memorandum also covers Region VI through the Migration and Development Initiative in Western Visayas...

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