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Effects of the Syrian refugees on Turkey
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation, 2015
Turkey hosts the largest population of Syrian refugees among the countries neighboring Syria. According to the latest official numbers, Turkey hosts over 1.6 million Syrian refugees as of November 2014. However, the actual number of r...
Migration and natural resource scarcity within the context of climate variability in West Africa
S. Adaawen; V. Dreier; P. Sow / International Organization for Migration, 2015
Drawing from research in rural north-western Benin, this policy brief looks at the effect of migration on the in-land fisheries subsector. It emphasizes the need for effective participation of all stakeholders in the management...
Left behind, at risk, and vulnerable elders in rural China: what the RUMIC data reveal about the extent, causes, and consequences of being left behind
R. Connelly; M. Maurer-Fazio / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2015
Migration of any distance separates family members for long periods of time. In China, an institutional legacy continues to privilege the migration of working-age individuals who often leave children and elders behind in the rural are...
Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria
C. Orchard; A. Miller / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014
This policy note provides an executive summary of an accompanying policy briefing which considers the response of European countries to the refugee crisis in the Syrian region. Significantly expanded resettlement programmes off...
Humanitarian trends and challenges for the Pacific region
K. Peters (ed); M. Budimir (ed) / Overseas Development Institute, 2015
This briefing report sets out the current humanitarian challenges and trends for the Pacific region in the post-2015 era. It highlights some of the predictions for the Pacific and its future, including that by 2030–2040 P...
Migration and global environmental change: methodological lessons from mountain areas of the global South
A. Milan; G. Gioli; T. Afifi / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This article synthesises evidence on the relationship between migration and environmental and climatic changes, particularly in relation to mountain livelihoods in the global South. The article highlights that mountain liveliho...
The challenge of stability and security in West Africa
M. Alexandre; V. Neelam; S. Mogaka / Agence française de développement, 2015
This book seeks to critically examine the challenges of fragility and security in West Africa, along with the factors of resilience. It seeks to investigate key drivers of conflict and violence, and the way in which they impact...
A critical approach to the production of academic knowledge on refugee integration in the global North — Refugee Studies Centre
C. Kovacs / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2015
As migration from the global South to increasingly multi-ethnic global North countries has accelerated in recent decades, questions of how belonging shapes social outcomes have permeated discussions of asylum policies, service provisi...
Climate change-related disasters and human displacement: towards an effective management system
G. Sciaccaluga / International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2015
This paper aims to critically analyse the existing legal framework around human displacement as an effect of climate change, and to provide some suggestions for its reform. It highlights that human displacement is one of the mo...
Carbon intensification and poverty reduction in Kenya: lessons from the Kenya agricultural carbon project
T. Tennigkeit; K. Solymosi; M. Seebauer; B. Lager 2012
This paper focuses on the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project, implemented by the NGO Vi Agroforestry, which is designing and implementing climate finance projects in the agricultural sector. It argues that this project is doing ...
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Effects of the Syrian refugees on Turkey
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation, 2015
Turkey hosts the largest population of Syrian refugees among the countries neighboring Syria. According to the latest official numbers, Turkey hosts over 1.6 million Syrian refugees as of November 2014. However, the actual number of r...
Migration and natural resource scarcity within the context of climate variability in West Africa
S. Adaawen; V. Dreier; P. Sow / International Organization for Migration, 2015
Drawing from research in rural north-western Benin, this policy brief looks at the effect of migration on the in-land fisheries subsector. It emphasizes the need for effective participation of all stakeholders in the management...
Left behind, at risk, and vulnerable elders in rural China: what the RUMIC data reveal about the extent, causes, and consequences of being left behind
R. Connelly; M. Maurer-Fazio / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2015
Migration of any distance separates family members for long periods of time. In China, an institutional legacy continues to privilege the migration of working-age individuals who often leave children and elders behind in the rural are...
Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria
C. Orchard; A. Miller / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014
This policy note provides an executive summary of an accompanying policy briefing which considers the response of European countries to the refugee crisis in the Syrian region. Significantly expanded resettlement programmes off...
Humanitarian trends and challenges for the Pacific region
K. Peters (ed); M. Budimir (ed) / Overseas Development Institute, 2015
This briefing report sets out the current humanitarian challenges and trends for the Pacific region in the post-2015 era. It highlights some of the predictions for the Pacific and its future, including that by 2030–2040 P...
Migration and global environmental change: methodological lessons from mountain areas of the global South
A. Milan; G. Gioli; T. Afifi / Copernicus Publications, 2015
This article synthesises evidence on the relationship between migration and environmental and climatic changes, particularly in relation to mountain livelihoods in the global South. The article highlights that mountain liveliho...
The challenge of stability and security in West Africa
M. Alexandre; V. Neelam; S. Mogaka / Agence française de développement, 2015
This book seeks to critically examine the challenges of fragility and security in West Africa, along with the factors of resilience. It seeks to investigate key drivers of conflict and violence, and the way in which they impact...
A critical approach to the production of academic knowledge on refugee integration in the global North — Refugee Studies Centre
C. Kovacs / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2015
As migration from the global South to increasingly multi-ethnic global North countries has accelerated in recent decades, questions of how belonging shapes social outcomes have permeated discussions of asylum policies, service provisi...
Climate change-related disasters and human displacement: towards an effective management system
G. Sciaccaluga / International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2015
This paper aims to critically analyse the existing legal framework around human displacement as an effect of climate change, and to provide some suggestions for its reform. It highlights that human displacement is one of the mo...
Carbon intensification and poverty reduction in Kenya: lessons from the Kenya agricultural carbon project
T. Tennigkeit; K. Solymosi; M. Seebauer; B. Lager 2012
This paper focuses on the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project, implemented by the NGO Vi Agroforestry, which is designing and implementing climate finance projects in the agricultural sector. It argues that this project is doing ...
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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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