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, April 12, 2018 - 15:33
The Migrants’ Rights Network published a report on its Route to Your Rights project, based on research conducted from August 2017 until March 2018. The project explored the barriers migrants in the UK are facing in integrating the labour market, in finding adequate housing and in accessing services. This report presents how these barriers affect their well-being, their social inclusion, and their ability to contribute to their host community. Barriers include “lack of familiarity with the UK employment, housing and health system; high concentration of precarious employment contracts; poor...
Document type: Report
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 13:38
The Mediterranean City-to-City Migration (MC2CM) project released a document featuring policy recommendations to address the gap between potential opportunities and challenges diversity can bring about in terms of access to rights and services, as well as in term of the governance of migration and to enhance multilevel governance mechanisms in order to strengthen dialogue between spheres of government and improve the inclusion of migrants. The document presents as main premises the importance of the local level and the central role of cities and local governments, then provides a few...
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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 15:22
This paper has been released by the International Centre for Migration Policy development. It builds on the European Union (EU) launched ‘Migrants in Countries in Crisis: Supporting an Evidence-based Approach for Effective and Cooperative State Action’, a four year project and a contribution to the global Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) initiative. It highlights the most common cross-cutting issues that arise when dealing with migrants in countries in crises, and provides guidances and recommendations for adressing these issues.
Document type: Paper
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 15:07
The UN-Habitat Regional Office of Arab States released an operational Guide to support Arab city leaders in responding to migration related issues in their cities in an inclusive manner and in leveraging the capacities & know-how from a wide range of actors, including migrants & host communities, to address crucial urban development needs. The Guide builds on the “Cities for all” concept – that is, a collective right that seeks “to promote inclusivity and ensure that all inhabitants, of present and future generations, without discrimination of any kind, are able to inhabit and produce...
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:27
This updated version of Immigration Data Matters, a guide created by the Migration Policy Institute and the Population Reference Bureau, is organized in two sections: data sources for the U.S. and international resources. It links users directly to the most credible, high-quality data on immigrants and immigration trends, with more than 220 data resources compiled. The guide covers a wide range of topics, among them foreign-born population stocks and flows, humanitarian and labor migration, naturalization, education and language attainment, labor force participation, income and poverty rates...
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:20
Les flux migratoires ont profondément transformé la composition des classes. Les résultats du Programme International pour le Suivi des Acquis des élèves (PISA) de l’OCDE révèlent qu’en 2015, au moins un élève de 15 ans sur quatre dans les pays de l’OCDE est né à l’étranger ou possède au moins un parent né à l’étranger. Entre 2003 et 2015, la proportion des élèves qui avaient émigré ou dont l’un des parents avait émigré à l’international a augmenté en moyenne de six points de pourcentage dans les pays de l’OCDE. La résilience des élèves issus de l’immigration : Les facteurs qui déterminent le...
Document type: Report
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:17
Migration flows are profoundly changing the composition of classrooms. Results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal that in 2015, almost one in four 15-year-old students in OECD countries reported that they were either foreign-born or had at least one foreign-born parent. Between 2003 and 2015, the share of students who had either migrated or who had a parent who had migrated across international borders grew by six percentage points, on average across OECD countries. The Resilience of Students with an Immigrant Background: Factors that Shape Well-being...
Document type: Report
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:36
Le premier numéro trimestriel 2018 de Gouvernance Territoriale, une publication gouvernementale sénégalaise, porte sur la démarche et les outils de la planification territoriale, ainsi que sur l’intégration harmonieuse des dimensions transversales dans les processus de planification du développement territorial. Ce dossier inclus une partie sur les migrations comme un facteur affectant la planification territoriale et étant impacté par elle. Ce volet migration a été développé en collaboration avec l’OIM. Il souligne l’intérêt du profil migratoire territorial, un outil développé et expérimenté...
Document type: Article
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:33
The first 2018 issue of Gouvernance Territoriale, a trimestral publication from the Senegalese government, has been released. This edition focuses on territorial planning and how to integrate cross-cutting issues into territorial development planning, including a piece specifically on migration as an important phenomenon which affects and is affected by territorial planning. This section was developed in collaboration with IOM. It explains the value of developing territorial migration profiles, a tool developed and tested in Senegal by the UN Joint Development and Migration Initiative, and...
Document type: Article
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:58
ILO released a White Paper presenting promising practices and innovative models that could be useful for policymakers in developing regulations and enforcement mechanisms for a productive working relationship between domestic workers and employers in the Arab States. While important progress has been made in a number of countries in the Middle East toward better legal protection for migrant workers, which make an important part of domestic workers, enforcement remains a challenge, especially as the domestic work sector is constantly evolving. The ILO White Paper is accessible here
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