Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development
The Global Migration Group (GMG) produced this publication to provide guidance to producers and users of international migration data. It includes detailed accounts of changes in the field of migration data, thorough explanations of key definitions and concepts, and strategies to bolster migration statistics (e.g., administrative data and 'big data'). Readers will find the notes on 'good practice' to be of particular practical value.
Data Collection and Analysis, Chapter 2 of the Ten Point Plan in Action 2016 Update
The chapter within a larger UNHCR work The 10 Point Plan in Action addresses the management of mixed migration, or migratory movements where migrants travelling along the same route have different motives (such as seeking better economic opportunity or fleeing persecution).
Monitoring the Situation of Children and Women for 20 Years
This UNICEF paper discusses Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and their positive impact on ensuring data collection on women and children in low to middle income countries or helping countries measure attainment of Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). While explaining the development process and accomplishments of MICS, the paper does not offer explicit instructions for completing these surveys.
UNHCR Resettlement Handbook
The handbook serves as a reference for NGOs and governments of resettlement countries on good practice and methodologies for effective resettlement of refugees. Besides defining key terms and outlining important legal frameworks such as the 1951 Geneva Convention, the handbook offers sections on the specific needs of refugees and, most important for data capacity builders, how to properly collect and store data on refugees and resettlement.
Migration and Remittances Household Surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa: Methodological Aspects and Main Findings
The report lets readers look at the sources, content, methodology, fieldwork practices, and data processing used to complete a World Bank household survey accessing the importance of remittances in eleven Subsaharan African countries. The topics covered by the survey include return migration, the type and amount of remittances generally sent, the motives for migration, and more. Readers might be interested in how the survey also took into account the gender and education level of migrants.
IOM Data Protection Manual
Anti-Trafficking Data Collection and Information Management in the European Union – a Handbook
The manual goes through, step by step, various aspects of human trafficking data, whether that be data collection methodology, data collection processes, or procedures for reporting. This manual also helps educate readers on the levels of skill, training and sensitivity needed to complete this work in the best way possible.
ASEAN and Trafficking in Persons
The report explores how proper data collection and use can combat trafficking. It defines relevant terms and how country case studies (Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Cambodia) highlight concepts, successes and missteps in practice.