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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Monday, November 28, 2016 - 12:25
This International Rescue Committee (IRC), titled Learning from Lesbos, examines the IRC's early emergency response in the cities and towns of Lesbos, Greece during the height of the refugee crisis.  Nowadays, nore than half of the world's displaced people live in urban areas. The humanitarian sector has to adapt to the challenges of increasing urbanisation and the increasing role of cities as places of refuge as well as sites of heightened risk of crisis, marginalisation and inequality. The arrival of large numbers of people in an urban area brings challenges and opportunities for both...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 17:03
This issue paper elaborated with contributions of UNHCR, OHCHR, IOM, UNITAR, UN DESA, FAO, UN-Habitat and UNFPA in the context of HABITAT III aims to "raise awareness of how inclusive planning for rapid urbanization, migration and displacement – through improved rights and protection for migrants and refugees, access to adequate services, opportunities and space, and regulations that create an enabling environment – can maximize the skills, resources and creativity of migrants and refugees that drive sustainable development. The central pillars of the New Urban Agenda, which provide guidance...