Migration and the 2030 Agenda: A Guide for Practitioners
A new guide from IOM for government actors involved in implementing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as they relate to migration. The guide aims to help policymakers integrate migration into local and national development planning.
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.
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.
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.
Realising the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development: Towards Capacity Development 4.0
SUMMARY FROM PAPER: This paper presents dedicated reflections on improving statistical capacity development. Whereas international commitments emphasise the need for more resources and investments, they only stand to benefit statistical systems if they are guided by a fundamentally new vision guiding concerted action by all relevant stakeholders.
Handbook on Measuring International Migration through Population Censuses
This handbook explores how population censuses can be manipulated in order to extract international migration figures. There are not only sections that present relevant definitions needed to harmonise migratory data, but also examples of questions that help users capture the sought-after data. Anecdotes from the national level are included to show concepts put into action. Potential pitfalls and common practices are also covered in detail.