New regional office in Central Asia opened for new border management project
To increase the effectiveness and efficiency of border management in five Central Asian countries, ICMPD is engaging in a new phase of the programme BOMCA.
Integration does not imply cutting ties to the country of origin
A new study demonstrates the diversity of cross-border economic, cultural and political activities of migrants. However, these activities are often blocked by government policies.
Better responses to help migrants caught in crisis-stricken countries
With the attention of the media concentrating on the waves of refugees coming from Syria to Europe, a group of people is not being noticed: the ones who came to Syria as migrant workers or refugees before the conflict started.
Returning rejected asylum seekers will be the next big challenge
Recent figures show that in 2015 close to one million migrants will apply for asylum in the EU. While many of them will get the protection they need, probably several hundred thousand will need to be returned, in an orderly manner respecting their rights.