• Desperation leaves Syrian refugees open to exploitationWhich impact do the Syrian war and refugee crisis have on trafficking in persons in the region? ICMPD is currently carrying out an assessment which will form the basis for well-informed responses  in the future, with the aim of reducing the likelihood of trafficking cases.  Preliminary research  findings show that low-level forms of trafficking are more common in Syria and the surrounding region than trafficking committed by organised criminal groups.read more

    Desperation leaves Syrian refugees open to exploitation

    Which impact do the Syrian war and refugee crisis have on trafficking in persons in the region? ICMPD is currently carrying out an assessment which will form the basis for well-informed responses in the future, with the aim of reducing the likelihood of trafficking cases. Preliminary research findings show that low-level forms of trafficking are more common in Syria and the surrounding region than trafficking committed by organised criminal groups.read more
  • “Governments in West Africa continue to make progress towards an area of free movement”  New publication analyses current policies, practices and trends in the area of migration in the fifteen ECOWAS Member States, and makes recommendations aimed at overcoming the obstacles faced in promoting free movement in West Africa. read more

    “Governments in West Africa continue to make progress towards an area of free movement”

    New publication analyses current policies, practices and trends in the area of migration in the fifteen ECOWAS Member States, and makes recommendations aimed at overcoming the obstacles faced in promoting free movement in West Africa. read more
  • EU Neighbourhood Policy should focus more on migration and mobilityThe European Union should use the ongoing revision of the European Neighbourhood Policy to build one single, coherent policy framework for migration and mobility for all neighbouring countries in the East and South, ICMPD recommends in a new Consultation Paper feeding into the current ENP review.read more

    EU Neighbourhood Policy should focus more on migration and mobility

    The European Union should use the ongoing revision of the European Neighbourhood Policy to build one single, coherent policy framework for migration and mobility for all neighbouring countries in the East and South, ICMPD recommends in a new Consultation Paper feeding into the current ENP review.read more

ICMPD Events

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31 Aug– 4 Sep
Tbilisi, Georgia:
ENIGMMA: Training on the protection of victims of trafficking
7 Sep–11 Sep
Sweden:
ENIGMMA: Study visit on residence rules
14 Sep–18 Sep
Islamabad, Pakistan:
Silk Routes Partnership: Training of Trainers session on Border Management and Trafficking in Human Beings

News

Who are the diaspora entrepreneurs in Austria?
Diaspora can be a huge resource for developing countries and emerging markets. As India exemplifies, its technological leap can be traced back to the 25 million strong diaspora, some of which work in Silicon Valley, who have invested back home and have spurred the development in India.

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International migration & development experts share first-hand experiences with Turkey’s administration
The second in a series of workshops on the migration and development nexus, organised by ICMPD for the Directorate General of Migration Management, took place in Ankara on 4-5 August.

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Improving skills and knowledge to better fight trafficking in West Africa
With a fast-growing, young and increasingly urban population, West Africa is undergoing rapid changes in population dynamics, which affect migration patterns. Mobility - which remains predominantly internal and within the region - and its associated benefits, such as access to employment and rem

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Customs officers from Belarus and Ukraine advancing techniques to search goods and means of transport
The PRINEX project, implemented by IOM and ICMPD, is in its final stage, and one of its elements, an electronic system of pre-arrival information exchange between the customs authorities of Belarus and Ukraine, will be in operation by August 2015.

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