Publications on Migration

This publication of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination showcases the mandates and work of 28 United Nations organizations and related entities working on international migration issues.

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The author, an anthropologist, analyzes migration and internal displacement, and the challenges and opportunities they present in an increasingly globalized society.

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This report, which was initiated by UNFPA, represents a collaboration among the member agencies of the Global Migration Group. If argues that migrants should be seen not solely as agents of development but as  human...

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Trafficking in persons, their transportation and sale for labour of any kind, whether within or outside national boundaries, is a modern form of slavery and a violation of the human rights of the victims. More than 700...

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An expert group meeting on "Female Migrants: Bridging the gaps throughout the life cycle" was organized in May 2006 by UNFPA and IOM in light of the opportunity to highlight the issue of female migrants at the High-...

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As noted at the Cairo Conference, the increase in migration, both internal and international, has important implications in terms of poverty, development, demographic and gender dynamics, national and international...

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The State of World Population 2006 report, examines the scope and breadth of female migration, the impact of the funds they send home to support families and communities, and their disproportionate vulnerability to...

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This report explores the lives of young women and young men who have ventured into new lands to chase their dreams or to escape oppression, war, poverty or misfortune.

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