International migration

Measuring the SDG indicator on countries with well-managed migration policies

Overview

 

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Organization for International Migration (IOM) have been collaborating in the development of the methodology and measurement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicator 10.7.2 on well-managed migration policies, to inform the global evaluation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

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Expert group meeting on international migration and development in the Arab region: Challenges and opportunities

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on challenges and opportunities of international migration for development in the Arab region. The meeting was held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut, Lebanon from 15 to 17 May 2006.

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Expert group meeting on international migration and development in Asia and the Pacific

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on international migration and development in Asia and the Pacific. The meeting was held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand from 20 to 21 September 2008.

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Twelfth coordination meeting on international migration

Overview     

International migration is a global phenomenon that is growing in scope,complexity and impact. Today, virtually all countries in the world are simultaneously countries of destination, origin and transit for international migrants. Traditional migration patterns are complemented by new migratory flows, fuelled by changing economic, demographic, political and social conditions. Changing migration patterns affect the size and composition of migrant populations as well as economies and societies in countries of origin and destination.

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Tenth coordination meeting on international migration

Overview     

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations is organizing the Tenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration. The meeting is being held in response to General Assembly resolution 58/208 of 13 February 2004, which requests the Secretary-General to continue convening meetings to coordinate international migration activities.

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Ninth coordination meeting on international migration

Overview     

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations is organizing the Ninth Coordination Meeting on International Migration. The Meeting is being held in response to General Assembly Resolution 58/208 of 13 February 2004, which requests the Secretary-General to continue convening meetings to coordinate international migration activities.

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