Our latest blog and opinion pieces on migration
New neighbours, new citizens: migrant integration in Altena, Germany
Behind every migration statistic, there are individuals or families starting a new life in a new place. Local authorities, in co-ordination with all levels of government and other local partners, play a key role in integrating these newcomers and empowering them to contribute to their new communities. Integration needs to happen where people are: in their workplaces, their neighbourhoods, the schools to which they send their children and the public spaces where they will spend their free time.
A portrait of family migration
As a category, family migrants are all too often overlooked. Yet with migration comes family! This is a simple fact of life and it is time to give family migration more attention.
Gender and skilled immigration: challenges and recommendations
While women comprise an equal proportion of migrant stock globally, they are underrepresented within skilled immigration flows, despite the increasing educational achievements of women globally. Why is this the case? And why should policy makers care?
Human migration, environment and climate change
Environmental migration is a fact, yet making sense of the debate and current evidence about environmental migration and finding solutions is challenging. So what is needed to link human mobility, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and development to address environmental migration?