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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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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 16:32
This study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung identifies the policies and practices being implemented in different EU Member States to facilitate the labour market integration of recent refugees and asylum seekers who have arrived in the respective country in the last year. It carries out a comparative perspective that focuses on nine EU member states, namely Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. More specifically, the study aims to review the legal and policy framework concerning labour market access of recent refugees and asylum seekers; ...
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...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:31
This report by the TENT Foundation focuses on the economic impact of refugees on their host societies. As the author Philippe Legrain, a former economic adviser to the president of the European commission, highlights as the key finding, "investing one euro in welcoming refugees can yield nearly two euros in economic benefits within five years". Download the full report here.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:26
This study by the Migration Policy Institute focuses on the importance of early childhood education, especially for refugees. "The current research on the benefits of high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) leaves little doubt that early interventions have both short- and long-term advantages. Quality ECEC can have substantial positive impacts on young children’s social, emotional, cognitive, and language development, with long-term effects on educational achievement, occupational success, and health. These advantages are particularly critical for children with certain risk...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 14:27
A recent publication by the Migration Policy Centre sheds light on the current flow of Syrian asylum seekers to Europe. With data and information collected from Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon and along the Balkan route, it analyzes push and pull  factors,  protection  risks  and  threats,  and  the  availability  of  information  before  and  during  their journey to Europe. Abstract: "This research report seeks to shed more light on the current flow of Syrian asylum seekers to Europe. Since the outbreak of the conflict in Syria, it is estimated that millions of people have fled their...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 17:50
The report released by Versik Maplecroft analyses the 10 most significant human rights issues impacting business. As it shows, abusive and unethical recruitment of migrants and refugees is the most pressing risk for the reputation of global companies and claiming ignorance about recruitment practices along the supply chain will no longer serve as an excuse. To find more details about the study, please click here. The full report can be requested by sending an email to info@maplecroft.com  
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 15:35
This study, published by IOM and produced within the Research and Policy Dialogue Initiative on Migration and Remittances in Ukraine project, presents a broad view on migration and remittances in Ukraine. "The main objective of the research is [...] to provide accurate estimates of the number of international migrant workers (short-term and long-term), returned migrant workers, potential migrant workers, and international migrant workers, as well as overall volumes of migrant worker remittances, savings and investment. Last, but not least important, the study aims to assess the impact of...
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 10:59
After reaching record high levels during the spring and summer of 2014, the flow of Central American unaccompanied children (UACs) and families arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border declined sharply. Data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show a resurgence in the numbers of child migrants and families from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras arriving in the United States in the summer and fall of 2015. What caused the sharp drop in Central American child and family migration flows in summer 2014, and why have the numbers begun to climb once again? Undoubtedly, numerous factors...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 13:59
This study by IDMC aims to support the ongoing efforts of the institutions and civil society of Kenya in translating supranational standards into the national framework for IDP protection and in detecting areas where interventions, including legislative action and additional implementation measures, are still needed to guarantee the alignment and application of the normative instruments relevant to displacement. In this review of the framework of Kenya, particular attention is paid to the standards set out by the Kampala Convention, and on the measures that would be required to ensure Kenya’s...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 18:03
Peu de phénomènes ont façonné l’histoire humaine de manière aussi décisive que les migrations. Leur influence s’incarne dans le dynamisme de nos sociétés multiethniques – qui nous rappellent à chaque instant qu’il y a chez l’homme un besoin profondément enraciné d’aller chercher ailleurs une vie meilleure. L’immigration apporte de nouvelles idées, une nouvelle énergie, de nouveaux liens, dont notre vie quotidienne nous donne des milliers d’exemples concrets : nous mangeons des pizzas italiennes, des currys indiens et des sushis japonais ; nous faisons nos courses le soir dans des magasins de...

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