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Migration and the environment - Population Bulletin special issue
J. Bremner; L.M. Hunter / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
As the evidence ofglobal climate change has accumulated, academics, policymakers, and the media have given more attention to migration as a result of environmental change. A major concern is whether climate change will displace large ...
50 years of urbanization in Africa: examining the role of climate change
J.V. Henderson; A. Storeygard; U. Deichmann / World Bank, 2014
This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa. It explains that this happens by lowering farm incomes, reduced moisture availability encourages migration to nearby cities, while w...
Refugee economies: rethinking popular assumptions
Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014
There is a lack of research that examines the economic lives of refugees and displaced  populations. The limited research that exists is mainly focused on refugee livelihoods or economic impacts on the host state.  The conce...
An exploration and critique of the use of mental health information within refugee status determination proceedings in the United Kingdom
Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014
This study seeks to understand the composition, use and cultural orientation of mental health evidence within the UK’s refugee status determination (RSD) process. It responds to an increasing importance placed on considering evi...
Economics behind forced labour trafficking: comprehensive case studies of child domestic labour and commercial sexual exploitation
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
Millions of children and young women are trafficked around the world for forced labour. Trafficking for forced labour as we define in our paper is not restricted to any particular form or industry - it takes place for commercial sexua...
Climate and Development Outlook: Bangladesh Special Edition
E. Gogoi; K. Kakakhel / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
This bulletin features a range of recent results and learning from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN’s) programme to strengthen climate resilient development in Bangladesh. CDKN is working with the Go...
The impact of Syria's Refugees on Southern Turkey
S. Cagaptay / Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2013
As of summer 2013, at least half a million Syrian refugees had flooded into southern Turkey, creating challenges on several fronts. In demographic terms, the influx could result in permanent Arab majorities in certain border provinces...
Running out of time: Survival of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon
Harvard School of Public Health, 2014
This report documents the findings of a rapid assessment of the needs of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon undertaken over 10 days in November 2013. A two-person team interviewed Syrian refugee families in Beirut, Tripoli, and the Be...
Non-Paper on the International Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
The Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, 2014
The Syrian refugee crisis represents one of the greatest humanitarian challenges the international community has faced over the recent years, prompting record-high levels of international aid. In view of the complexity of the politica...
Gender-based violence and child protection among Syrian refugees in Jordan, with a focus on early marriage
UN Women, 2013
This assessment was conducted from December 2013 to March 2013 to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of the risks that Syrian refugee families – especially women and girls – face in Jordan, and to provide a deeper u...
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Migration and the environment - Population Bulletin special issue
J. Bremner; L.M. Hunter / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
As the evidence ofglobal climate change has accumulated, academics, policymakers, and the media have given more attention to migration as a result of environmental change. A major concern is whether climate change will displace large ...
50 years of urbanization in Africa: examining the role of climate change
J.V. Henderson; A. Storeygard; U. Deichmann / World Bank, 2014
This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa. It explains that this happens by lowering farm incomes, reduced moisture availability encourages migration to nearby cities, while w...
Refugee economies: rethinking popular assumptions
Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014
There is a lack of research that examines the economic lives of refugees and displaced  populations. The limited research that exists is mainly focused on refugee livelihoods or economic impacts on the host state.  The conce...
An exploration and critique of the use of mental health information within refugee status determination proceedings in the United Kingdom
Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014
This study seeks to understand the composition, use and cultural orientation of mental health evidence within the UK’s refugee status determination (RSD) process. It responds to an increasing importance placed on considering evi...
Economics behind forced labour trafficking: comprehensive case studies of child domestic labour and commercial sexual exploitation
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
Millions of children and young women are trafficked around the world for forced labour. Trafficking for forced labour as we define in our paper is not restricted to any particular form or industry - it takes place for commercial sexua...
Climate and Development Outlook: Bangladesh Special Edition
E. Gogoi; K. Kakakhel / Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
This bulletin features a range of recent results and learning from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN’s) programme to strengthen climate resilient development in Bangladesh. CDKN is working with the Go...
The impact of Syria's Refugees on Southern Turkey
S. Cagaptay / Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2013
As of summer 2013, at least half a million Syrian refugees had flooded into southern Turkey, creating challenges on several fronts. In demographic terms, the influx could result in permanent Arab majorities in certain border provinces...
Running out of time: Survival of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon
Harvard School of Public Health, 2014
This report documents the findings of a rapid assessment of the needs of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon undertaken over 10 days in November 2013. A two-person team interviewed Syrian refugee families in Beirut, Tripoli, and the Be...
Non-Paper on the International Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
The Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, 2014
The Syrian refugee crisis represents one of the greatest humanitarian challenges the international community has faced over the recent years, prompting record-high levels of international aid. In view of the complexity of the politica...
Gender-based violence and child protection among Syrian refugees in Jordan, with a focus on early marriage
UN Women, 2013
This assessment was conducted from December 2013 to March 2013 to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of the risks that Syrian refugee families – especially women and girls – face in Jordan, and to provide a deeper u...
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United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking
The United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP) was established in 2000 with a central focus on trafficking in persons and a mandate to facilitate a stronger and more coordinated response to trafficking in persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).
Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM)
The CEDEM is an interfaculty centre which aims to carry out theoretical and empirical research in the fields of human migrations, ethnic relations and racism. Among others, the Centre is interested in the relations between migration processes and uneven development. These researches are led in a pluri-disciplinary perspective: political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, la...
Institute for Human Security
Based at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, the Institute for Human Security is a new university-wide institute, which endeavours to further interdisciplinary research on all aspects related to human security as defined by the United Nations and encourages an ongoing dialogue between academia, development agencies and policy makers.
Research and Advocacy Unit [RAU] (RAU)
The Research and Advocacy Unit [RAU] is an independent, non-governmental organisation. Its Mission is to provide high-quality research for the purposes of relevant and current policy change. RAU is run by a Management Committee composed of experienced researchers and advocacy experts.RAU’s work to date has focused on three major areas that are important in the current crisis in Zimbabwe: Wom...
African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS)
The ACMS is an independent, interdisciplinary and internationally engaged Africa-based centre of excellence for research and teaching that shapes global discourse on human mobility, development and social transformation.
INFOCON
INFOCON aims to promote a better understanding of how Civil Society Organisations representing Transnational Communities can work on preventing and resolving conflicts in Europe and worldwide. Financed by the EU under the Seventh Framework Programme, this three-year research project was launched in April 2008.
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Migration advocacy organisation
The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG)
Te Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG) is a multidisciplinary research centre on ageing at NUI Galway. ICSG focuses on research, education and training in the field of social gerontology in Ireland and internationally. There is a specific research focus on rural gerontology, the economics of ageing and on technology and ageing.
Caritas Europa
Caritas Europa brings together 48 organisations that are active in 44 European countries. It is one of the seven regions of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations. Caritas Europa focuses its activities on issues related to poverty and social inequality, migration and asylum within all countries of Europe, humanitari...
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) (CoRMSA)

Strengthening partnerships between refugee and migrant service providers

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