International migration and development in Africa

financial crisis, human rights, and regional integration
  • 128 Pages
  • 1.81 MB
  • English
United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa , Addis Ababa]
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With maritime migration the subject of significant policy and public focus in Europe, Australia, and beyond, this timely volume reviews the policy responses to irregular maritime arrivals at regional, national, and international levels.

International migration and development in Africa book book includes case studies of the major global hotspots—the Mediterranean, Gulf of Aden, Bay of Bengal.

1 International migration and development: A review in light of the crisis José Antonio Alonso 1. Introduction One of the most conspicuous signs of the process of globalisation is.

The International Migration Institute (IMI) aims to advance new thinking of migration as an intrinsic part of global change and development.

This is achieved through promoting research, generating new data, and publishing IMI’s working paper series. IMI is based at the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) and regroups a network of.

More specifically, the book seeks: (a) to examine the impact of international migration on key development indicators, including poverty, investment, labor force participation, labor productivity and wages; (b) to evaluate current government structures and institutions for managing migration, with a view to identifying future policies for.

Data and research on international migration including migration stocks and flows, immigrants in the labour market, integration and discrimination., The edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-OECD economies.

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It also examines the evolution of labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD. The impact of international migration, both South-South as well as South-North, on the economic, social and political life of the people in Eastern and Southern Africa [was] not well documented and studied,î and ìthe evidence-base for policy on migration and development [was] very weak.î With this in mind, OSSREAís invitation to conduct a study on international migration in Africa.

Book Title: International Migration and National Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Viewpoints and Policy Initiatives in the Countries of Origin. Language: English. Publication Date: 15 Dec Publisher: Brill.

Edited by: Aderanti Adepoju, Ton Van Naerssen and Annelies Zoomers This book focuses on achieving a better understanding of the.

International migration has profound implications for human welfare, and African governments have had only a limited influence on welfare outcomes, for good or ill. Improved efforts to manage migration will require information on the nature and impact of migratory patterns.

New Perspectives on International Migration and Development offers fresh insights from contributors using different lenses to analyze the nexus between migration and development, illustrating how conventional assumptions need to be reexamined.

Many essays also contain surveys of relevant literature, which makes the book a handy reference, especially for those.

Emanating from an international conference on migration and development convened by the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon, the UNDP and the Royal Netherlands Embassy, this collection of papers considers topics such as: patterns of migration in West Africa; the Dutch perspective on contemporary migration; the macroeconomic impact of Format: Paperback.

The surge in international migration within Africa is due in part by the efforts of African states and international institutions to enhance regional integration. Regional migration in the African continent is also largely facilitated by the development of infrastructure and diffusion of western languages and culture.

International migration is a critical concern for the implementation of the Agenda for Sustainable Development.

On 19 Septemberthe General Assembly adopted the New York Declaration for. The impact of international migration, both South-South as well as South-North, on the economic, social and political life of the people in Eastern and Southern Africa [was] not well documented and studied,- and 'the evidence-base for policy on migration and development [was] very weak.'.

Migration is most often seen as a negative phenomenon, a result of increased poverty and the failure of development. More recently, the positive relationship between migration and development has been emphasised by agencies such as the Global Commission on International Migration, the Global Forum on Migration and Development, the United Cited by: International migration and development in sub-Saharan Africa.

Washington, D.C.: World Bank, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Stanton Russell; Karen Jacobsen; William Deane Stanley. Developing a Road Map for Engaging Diasporas in Development: A Handbook.

The user-friendly guide, a project of MPI and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), offers a strategic road map for governments to build a constructive relationship with diasporas and examines the success and failure of policies, programs, and initiatives undertaken to date.

International Organization for Migration. About Us. Established inIOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. International Migration and Development is an opportunity for Member States to lay the foundation for improved local, regional and international migration policies and to highlight the importance of migration in preparing the post development agenda.

This publication details how the United Nations system supports migrants, societiesFile Size: 2MB. Timothy J. Hatton, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Introduction. International migration has been a key element in the development of the Western world since the industrial revolution.

Its most profound influence has been on the peopling of the continents of North and South America and Australasia with emigrants of. This book focuses on achieving a better understanding of the implications of international migration for national development from the perspective of the sending countries (with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa).

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international migration for the twenty-first century. The initiation of intemational migration A variety of theoretical models has been proposed to explain why international migration begins, and although each ultimately seeks to explain the same thing, they employ radically different concepts, assumptions, and frames of reference.

International Migration within, to and from Africa in a Globalised World addresses the main issues concerning international migration from an African perspective.

This timely book encompasses migration as a global phenomenon and considers African migration in all of its dimensions: within, from and to Africa.

and RECs in the management of migration, reflecting the current migration dynamics in Africa. It is the result of an inclusive and participatory process involving different departments at the AUC.

The revised MPFA takes into account AU priorities, policies, Agendathe. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and international migration.

This book explores key dynamics of migration and development in a small states setting. It includes case studies from small states in Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific that will help policy-makers to embrace migration as an inevitable phenomenon and devise policies that will maximise the benefits from migration at a minimal cost.

This Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) profile presents a summary of well-developed areas of migration governance in the Republic of Panama as well as areas with potential for further development, as assessed through the MGI. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in close coordination with the Government of Bangladesh.

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In migration studies, the nexus between migration and development in the global South has been meticulously debated.

However, a unanimous resolution to this debate has not been found, due to the ever-changing nature of international migration.

This book. Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development provides an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting survey of the fields of migration and development, bringing together over 60 expert contributors from around the world to chart current and future trends in research on this topic.

The links between migration and development can be traced back to. More than twenty million migrant workers send $40 billion to their countries of origin each year, making labor second only to oil as the most important commodity traded internationally. The essays contained here deal with this unsettled sociopolitical issue--international labor migration and its relationship to economic development--seeking to determine the effects of recruitment.

Africa is a region of considerable, essentially intra‐continental migration, consisting of regional movement by refugees, undocumented migrants, and seasonal labour migrants.

Emigrants to northern countries include skilled workers, students, semi‐skilled and unskilled workers and recently autonomous female migrants. The trends and patterns of international migration in and from Africa.

The edition of International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries, with a focus on the migrants’ job quality and on the sections and occupations in which they are.

The SAGE Handbook of International Migration provides an authoritative and informed analysis of key issues in international migration, including its crucial significance far beyond the more traditional questions of immigrant settlement and incorporation in particular countries.

Bringing together chapters contributed by an international cast of leading voices in the field, the .From the book Urban Geography in South Africa.

Forced Migration. Free to access until Decem From the book International Handbook of Migration and Population Distribution. From the book Global Perspectives on Migration and Development.International migration, despite its growing scope and magnitude, does not feature prominently in the original framework of the MDGs, although both the migration and development communities have become increasingly aware of the close relationship between international migration and development, and official UN documents and reports on the MDGs have started to reflect this .