Migration Textbook

Working Paper

Published May 2024


#Cross Cutting Topics


The present migration textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the migration field, exploring its historical roots, current trends, and future prospects. It covers a wide range of issues from across the migration spectrum, including the causes and consequences of migration, the experiences of migrants, the social and economic impacts of migration on sending and receiving countries, and the policies governing migration.

Temporary protection for Ukrainians in Moldova: Achievements and challenges

Released 04 July 2023

The Russian attempt at outright invasion of Ukraine has caused huge loss of life and led to levels of forced displacement unprecedented in recent history. Over six million people from Ukraine have sought protection abroad, with a significant proportion crossing into neighbouring Moldova. Currently hosting more Ukrainian refugees per capita than any other state, Moldova has shown remarkable resilience in accommodating Ukrainians, now hosted under a temporary protection regime.

Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia have their European prospects confirmed. What does it mean for migration policies?

Released 05 August 2022

Ukraine presented its application for EU membership on 28 February 2022, five days after Russia’s military aggression. Moldova and Georgia followed suit on 3 March 2022, both applications being tabled in the context of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. These developments bring important implications for the region’s migration policies, practices, and prospects.

Establishing a Credible Narrative on Migration and Migration Policy

Policy Brief

Published July 2020

Migration and Mobility in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: What to expect in times of Covid-19?

Policy Brief

Published May 2020