Migration topics
Data source
Type of tool
Region of focus (UN regions)

GFMD Migration Profiles Repository

GFMD Migration Profiles

Migration Profiles are defined as frameworks for aggregating, in a structured and systematic manner, existing data and information on migration and development and other related policy fields.

This GFMD's Migration Profiles Repository was created in the framework of the GFMD Platform for Partnerships, by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and in close cooperation with the European Commission (EC). The MPs Repository offers key information on the Migration Profile (MP) and Extended Migration Profile (EMP) concept and methodology for policymakers, gathers existing country profiles in one central location and provides a useful guidance tool and background information on MPs for governments, international organizations, civil society and other stakeholders interested in developing and implementing MPs. It is important to note that the different MPs/EMPs collected in this repository significantly differ in terms of format, content and objectives. Extended MPs emphasize the importance of national ownership and sustainability of the MP exercise by engaging in consultations with a broad range of stakeholders including the civil society.

The MP repository aims to promote the discussion on the MP approach and a common understanding of the MP concept, highlight good practices and common challenges, avoid overlapping of MP exercises in the same country, encourage the sharing of MP experiences, and enhance the potential for collaboration with civil society.

The MPs Repository is structured into three parts:

  1. Concept and Methodology
  2. Migration Profiles Repository
  3. Guidance and Tools




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