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Tackling the global refugee crisis: from shirking to sharing responsibility
Amnesty International 2016
There are 193 countries in the world. And 21 million refugees. More than half of these refugees - nearly 12 million people - are living in just 10 of these 193 countries. This is inherently unsustainable. Countries hosting such high n...
Does international migration help them marry earlier? A hazard model for the case of Egypt
A. David; R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Marriage represents an important step of entering adulthood in the Egyptian society and its delay often results in tensions and frustration among youth. Considering migration as a predetermined strategy to reach a targeted lev...
Climate change and migration: a CGE analysis for two large urban regions of Latin America
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2016
Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors and on the health of the population...
Using migration to develop resilience against climate change in Mauritius
International Organization for Migration 2015
Among the extreme weather occurrences in Mauritius, there are three that have directly impacted communities: tropical cyclones, flash floods and sea-level rise. Other related observed phenomena are droughts, landslides, forest...
Uprooted: the growing crisis for refugee and migrant children
United Nations Children's Fund 2016
Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents comprehensive, global data about these children - where they are born, where they move and some of the dangers ...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 2
The Nansen Initiative 2015
Companion for volime of annexes to accompany Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1. Annex I Regional Dynamics of Disaster-Related Human Mobi...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1
The Nansen Initiative 2016
Forced displacement related to disasters, including the adverse effects of climate change (disaster displacement), is a reality and among the biggest humanitarian challenges facing States and the international community in the...
The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
Old-Age pension and extended families: how is adult children's internal migration affected?
X. Chen / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2016
Old-age pension programs targeting the elderly may eventually benefit their extended families. However, no consensus has been reached on the growing body of literature that examines the potential impact of old-age pension on migration...
Return To violent conflict? Challenges of sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons to and within South Sudan
H. Bohnet / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2016
The case of South Sudan shows that peace on paper does not necessarily mean peace on the ground. Many displaced persons are sceptical of the peace process and the commitment of their leaders, in particular as nothing has chang...
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Tackling the global refugee crisis: from shirking to sharing responsibility
Amnesty International 2016
There are 193 countries in the world. And 21 million refugees. More than half of these refugees - nearly 12 million people - are living in just 10 of these 193 countries. This is inherently unsustainable. Countries hosting such high n...
Does international migration help them marry earlier? A hazard model for the case of Egypt
A. David; R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Marriage represents an important step of entering adulthood in the Egyptian society and its delay often results in tensions and frustration among youth. Considering migration as a predetermined strategy to reach a targeted lev...
Climate change and migration: a CGE analysis for two large urban regions of Latin America
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2016
Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors and on the health of the population...
Using migration to develop resilience against climate change in Mauritius
International Organization for Migration 2015
Among the extreme weather occurrences in Mauritius, there are three that have directly impacted communities: tropical cyclones, flash floods and sea-level rise. Other related observed phenomena are droughts, landslides, forest...
Uprooted: the growing crisis for refugee and migrant children
United Nations Children's Fund 2016
Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents comprehensive, global data about these children - where they are born, where they move and some of the dangers ...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 2
The Nansen Initiative 2015
Companion for volime of annexes to accompany Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1. Annex I Regional Dynamics of Disaster-Related Human Mobi...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1
The Nansen Initiative 2016
Forced displacement related to disasters, including the adverse effects of climate change (disaster displacement), is a reality and among the biggest humanitarian challenges facing States and the international community in the...
Old-Age pension and extended families: how is adult children's internal migration affected?
X. Chen / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2016
Old-age pension programs targeting the elderly may eventually benefit their extended families. However, no consensus has been reached on the growing body of literature that examines the potential impact of old-age pension on migration...
Return To violent conflict? Challenges of sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons to and within South Sudan
H. Bohnet / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2016
The case of South Sudan shows that peace on paper does not necessarily mean peace on the ground. Many displaced persons are sceptical of the peace process and the commitment of their leaders, in particular as nothing has chang...
No safety for refugee women on the European route: report from the Balkans
Marcy Hersh; Katharina Obser / Women's Refugee Commission 2016
As part of a multi-stage assessment of the protection needs of women and girls in the flow of refugees through Europe, the Women’s Refugee Commission recently visited Serbia  and  Slovenia. They found  that  t...
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The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) (CoRMSA)
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), formerly known as the National Consortium for Refugee Affairs, is a registered non profit organisation tasked with promoting and protecting refugee and migrant rights. It is comprised of a number of member organisations including legal practitioners, research units, and refugee and migrant communities.  The Consortium&rsquo...
UN global initiative to fight trafficking
The United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) was conceived to join forces and coordinate the global fight on human trafficking, on the basis of foremost international agreement reached at the UN. UN.GIFT provides a framework for all stakeholders governments, business, academia, civil society and the media - so that they can support each other, work in partnership, a...
Global Union Research Network (GURN)
The GURN is a cooperation project of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) , the Global Union Federations (GUFs), the ILO's International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS) and the ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV). Currently, the ITUC, TUAC and ILO/ACTRAV form the steering committee of the GURN. The aim of...
Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
The Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981 the Institute has provided timely and objective analysis of, and concrete solutions to, a wide range of international economic problems. It is one of the very few economics think tanks that are widely regarded as &qu...
FeMiPol
The European Commission has highlighted the contribution that immigrants could make to the Lisbon Strategy objectives, by acknowledging that the integration of migrants serves to enhance the potential of European societies for competitiveness, sustainable economic growth and greater social cohesion. In the Communication to the Council (2003) the EC lists, alongside young migrants, migrant women as...
Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House), University of Oxford (QEH)
The Department of International Development (QEH) is the University of Oxford's centre for development studies and forms part of the Social Sciences Division of the University. It provides a focus for the University's research and teaching on development studies. Their objective is to conduct high level research which advances understanding of the complex economic, social and political...
Pew Hispanic Center
Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organisation supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Its mission is to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos' growing impact on the U.S. nation.
The Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand (FMSP)
The Forced Migration Studies Programme (FMSP) at the University of the Witwatersrand is a centre for academic research and teaching on migration, aid, and social transformation. Since its foundation in 1998, it has become a key reference point for academics, service provides, and policy makers. Its staff and associates conduct innovative, empirically grounded research and training on migration and...
Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population (SEDAP)
SEDAP is a multi-disciplinary research programme centered at McMaster University. It involves 46 academics from fourteen universities in Canada and 3 abroad - UK, Germany, Denmark. The programme runs from Jan 1, 2005 to Mar 31, 2010.  It is concerned with how population ageing will affect the labour force and the economy, with differences across ethnic groups, with internal and external...
Vox
VoxEU.org is a policy portal set up by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (www.CEPR.org) in conjunction with a consortium of national sites, including the Italian site LaVoce (which provided inspiration for the idea and help from the start, www.LaVoce.info), the French site Telos (www.telos-eu.com), and the Spanish site Sociedad Abierta. Vox aims to promote research-based polic...
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