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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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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 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...
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...
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 16:59
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission to Nicaragua is proud to present the result of a two years work in the field of migration and development data collecting and analysis in Nicaragua - the Migration Profile of Nicaragua 2012, developed in context of the EU-funded project “Strengthening the Dialogue and Cooperation Between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean”. The Profile, the first to be released in Central America, is made up of four parts: A) Migration trends and characteristics of this segment of the population; B) The consequences of migration,...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 18:21
This guide gives some knowledge on how to instil in Filipino migrants the concept of managing remittances by asserting their development perspectives. This intervention complements the CFMW strategy of resourcing the migrants as a pillar towards advocating the rights of migrants and to increase migrant capacities to contribute to social and economic development of their communities/countries of origin.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 15:11
1ère partie Thème : Développement – Investissement – Emploi La matinée a été consacrée au thème « Développement – Investissement – Emploi ». Différents intervenants ont fait part de leur expérience dans le domaine du développement solidaire. Ils ont insisté sur les moyens mis en place afin de valoriser le rôle et les compétences des migrants pour qu’ils contribuent chacun pleinement au développement de leurs pays d’origine et d’accueil. Ouverture du séminaire par Madame Samia KHOUAJA-SNOUSSI, directrice de l’Association Jasmin d’Orient Samia KHOUAJA-SNOUSSI a remercié toutes les...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 19:50
This situational diagnosis intends to depict the everyday life realities of families affected by migration resident in the region Chimborazo (Ecuador) and simultaneously allow room for dialogue, think about alternatives and take expedient measures aiming at humanizing processes of migration. We understand migration as an opportunity and challenge. We work for making dreams of migrants and their families come true in order to establish a life in dignity. This can only be achieved by creating employment and projects which help improving the quality of life of the social groups concerned. It is...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 17:17
The Seminar “Algerian immigration in Europe: opportunities and recognition of skills in France and Italy” took place in the Italian city of Lecce and involved local authorities and civil society organizations. Mr Giuseppe Naccarelli, Head of International relations of Municipality of Lecce, opened the Seminar followed by the Councillor Mr Alfarano delegated to international affairs underlying the opportunities that this kind of initiative gives to the civil society. Followed Mr Jlenia Destito, responsible for international affairs and migration research department at IPRES institute...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 14:54
The prevalent estimate is that about 700,000-1,300,000 people have migrated from Armenia since the first intensive wave of migration that started back in 1991. During this period the migration processes in the country were driven by socio-economic causes and no sufficient attention was paid to human development objectives. An overview of causes of migration shows that many of them are work-related problems, such as the lack of employment, obstacles to doing business and the insufficient conditions for people to realize their potential and to be appreciated adequately. Reportedly, emigration...

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