Training of Trainers Manual: National Labour Migration Management: Ethiopia
This manual responds to the demand to provide trainers with a comprehensive, interactive, practical and flexible training guide for effective labour migration management in Ethiopia (as a country of origin), as well as how to ensure protection of migrant workers in the destination countries. The manual's target is to help policymakers and practitioners in designing, revising and implementing more effective labour migration policies and programmes.
Migration Health Research to advance evidence based policy and practice in Sri Lanka
IOM's Migration Health Research Series aims at sharing high-yield scientific papers and analytical commentaries aimed at advancing migration health policy and practice at national, regional and global levels. The first book of the series is a two-part volume profiling the development of the National Migration Health Policy and intervention framework in Sri Lanka, which to a large extent was driven by an evidence-informed, multisectoral approach.
Guidelines on mainstreaming migration into local development planning
These guidelines from the UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) are targeted at policy coherence in migration and development at the local level. They provide good practice examples of the topics discussed, and useful tools, handbooks and training materials.
Panel discussion on unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents and human rights
This report presents the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) discussion, of which the objective was to identify challenges and best practices by countries of origin, transit and destination, as well as possible joint efforts to protect the human rights of unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.
Measuring international migration in the context of the 2030 Agenda
Infographic explaining which indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are directly related to migrants or can be disaggregated by migratory status. Includes a list of migration-relevant SDG indicators.
Source: Recommendations of the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Improving Migration Data in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 20-22 June 2017, New York (https://goo.gl/XAKG26)
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.
Information Revolution from Data to Policy Action in Low-Income Countries: How Can Innovation Help?
This report examines how policymakers might harness technological trends emerging from the 'data revolution' in order to better various aspects of data analysis and use in lower income countries. Also included are anecdotes of how various programs and countries have used 'big data' to further national development. Africa is looked at particularly closely.
Obtaining representative data on IDPs: challenges and recommendations
The paper briefly outlines the technical prerequisites for obatining representative data in IDP contexts; it also highlights some of the challenges encountered when attempting to get these data. Food for thought and recommendations follow with suggestions on how to reconsider the types of data and processes for obtaining it when working within IDP contexts.