Resources

A selection of resources including papers, proposals, projects +  UN and government policy developments all surrounding issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement. (see also Further Reading, StatsLinks).

 


Africa (general)

Reveal Africa (general) Resources

Uganda | Global Focus   key figures and latest updates

UNHCR CONGOLESE SITUATION 2018 SUPPLEMENTARY APPEAL

Africa The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Refugee Markets Brief: The power of markets to support refugee economic opportunities in West Nile, Uganda 

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)Bridging the Humanitarian-Development Divide for Refugee Children in Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes Region, May 2018

Human Rights Watch- Uganda: Attacks on Opposition Figures, Media Widespread Protests Over Security Force Brutality During Campaign

Cameroon   The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

South Sudan: No Amnesty for War CrimesSouth Sudan: No Amnesty for War Crimes

South Sudan  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

Niger The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Somalia The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Norwegian Refugee Council: East Africa and Yemen -Uganda Operations Report 2018

NRC gives both life-saving and long-term support to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

REACH Uganda: Using data to understand the needs of the displaced in the largest refugee host in Africa

Mixed Migration Centre : RESEARCH PAPER Protection concerns of people on the move across West Africa and Libya MAY 2018

OECD (2017), “Aid, Trade and Development Indicators for Uganda”, in Aid for Trade at a Glance 2017: Promoting Trade, Inclusiveness and Connectivity for Sustainable Development, OECD Publishing, Paris,

OECD (2015), Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Peer Reviews: Uganda 2015: Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework, Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, OECD Publishing, Paris,

OECD (2017), Social Protection in East Africa: Harnessing the Future, OECD Publishing, Paris

Responding to Refugee Crises: Lessons from evaluations in Ethiopia and Uganda as countries of destination

Permanent immigrant inflows -Permanent immigrant inflows cover regulated movements of foreigners considered to be settling in the country from the perspective of the destination country. They cover regulated movements of foreigners as well as free movement migration.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissione

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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China

Reveal China Resources

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

OECD (2018), Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2018 – Update: Promoting Opportunities in Ecommerce, OECD Publishing, Paris,

Westmore, B. (2017), “Sharing the benefits of China’s growth by providing opportunities to all”, OECD Economics Department Working Papers, No. 1409, OECD Publishing, Paris,

IEA (2016), Boosting the Power Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: China’s Involvement, IEA Partner Country Series, International Energy Agency, Paris

Permanent immigrant inflows -Permanent immigrant inflows cover regulated movements of foreigners considered to be settling in the country from the perspective of the destination country. They cover regulated movements of foreigners as well as free movement migration.

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also conidering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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EU (general)

Reveal EU (general) Resources

Human Rights Watch -Think Fortress Europe is the Answer to Migration? Get Real

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Human Rights Watch -Stranding People at Sea is an Abomination Italy and Malta’s Move Puts Lives in Danger

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

Human Rights Watch – Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics Italy Should Immediately Allow Disembarkation

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Human Rights Watch -France Approves Flawed Asylum and Immigration Law New provisions risk undermining asylum seekers’ rights while not solving ongoing issues

Permanent immigrant inflows -Permanent immigrant inflows cover regulated movements of foreigners considered to besettling in the country from the perspective of the destination country. They cover regulated movements of foreigners as well as free movement migration.

Human Rights Watch– “Without Education They Lose Their Future” Denial of Education to Child Asylum Seekers on the Greek Islands

Human Rights Watch – Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border -Pregnant Women, Others ‘At-Risk’ Lack Health Care, Support

Human Rights Watch – Children losing out on education in EU migration deal

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Nicosia Initiative: Overview Activities Organised and Planned in 2017 

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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Greece (general)

Reveal Greece (general) Resources

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route

Permanent immigrant inflows -Permanent immigrant inflows cover regulated movements of foreigners considered to be settling in the country from the perspective of the destination country. They cover regulated movements of foreigners as well as free movement migration.

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

Human Rights Watch -Think Fortress Europe is the Answer to Migration? Get Real

Human Rights Watch– “Without Education They Lose Their Future” Denial of Education to Child Asylum Seekers on the Greek Islands

Human Rights Watch – Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border -Pregnant Women, Others ‘At-Risk’ Lack Health Care, Support

Human Rights Watch – Children losing out on education in EU migration deal

Human Rights Watch -Stranding People at Sea is an Abomination Italy and Malta’s Move Puts Lives in Danger

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

Human Rights Watch – Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics Italy Should Immediately Allow Disembarkation

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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Italy

Reveal Italy Resources

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

Rescued Migrants held hostage to politics

Human Rights Watch -Stranding People at Sea is an Abomination Italy and Malta’s Move Puts Lives in Danger

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route

Human Rights Watch -Think Fortress Europe is the Answer to Migration? Get Real

Human Rights Watch – Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics Italy Should Immediately Allow Disembarkation

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

Human Rights Watch– “Without Education They Lose Their Future” Denial of Education to Child Asylum Seekers on the Greek Islands

Human Rights Watch – Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border -Pregnant Women, Others ‘At-Risk’ Lack Health Care, Support

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

Human Rights Watch – Children losing out on education in EU migration deal

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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Lesvos

Reveal Lesvos Resources

 

Human Rights Watch -Stranding People at Sea is an Abomination Italy and Malta’s Move Puts Lives in DangerThe Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route

Human Rights Watch -Think Fortress Europe is the Answer to Migration? Get Real

Human Rights Watch– “Without Education They Lose Their Future” Denial of Education to Child Asylum Seekers on the Greek Islands

Human Rights Watch – Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border -Pregnant Women, Others ‘At-Risk’ Lack Health Care, Support

Human Rights Watch – Children losing out on education in EU migration deal

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

Human Rights Watch – Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics Italy Should Immediately Allow Disembarkation

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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Libya (general)

Reveal Libya (general) Resources

Deeply Talks: What is the EU doing in Libya? In this episode of Deeply Talks, Refugees Deeply’s managing editor Charlotte Alfred speaks with the report’s author Daniel Howden, who offer a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest Quarterly.

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Libya  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Mixed Migration Centre : RESEARCH PAPER Protection concerns of people on the move across West Africa and Libya MAY 2018

OECD (2016), SMEs in Libya’s Reconstruction: Preparing for a Post-Conflict Economy, The Development Dimension, OECD Publishing, Paris,

OECD (2016), “Libya’s conflict and implications for private sector development”, in SMEs in Libya’s Reconstruction: Preparing for a Post-Conflict Economy, OECD Publishing, Paris,

OECD (2015), “Libya”, in Connecting with Emigrants: A Global Profile of Diasporas 2015, OECD Publishing, Paris,

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Human Rights Watch -Think Fortress Europe is the Answer to Migration? Get Real

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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Uganda

Reveal Uganda Resources

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route

Human Rights Watch- Uganda: Attacks on Opposition Figures, Media Widespread Protests Over Security Force Brutality During Campaign

Norwegian Refugee Council: East Africa and Yemen -Uganda Operations Report 2018

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

Uganda | Global Focus   key figures and latest updates

NRC gives both life-saving and long-term support to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

REACH Uganda: Using data to understand the needs of the displaced in the largest refugee host in Africa

OECD (2017), “Aid, Trade and Development Indicators for Uganda”, in Aid for Trade at a Glance 2017: Promoting Trade, Inclusiveness and Connectivity for Sustainable Development, OECD Publishing, Paris,

OECD (2015), Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Peer Reviews: Uganda 2015: Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework, Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, OECD Publishing, Paris,

OECD (2017), Social Protection in East Africa: Harnessing the Future, OECD Publishing, Paris

Refugee Markets Brief: The power of markets to support refugee economic opportunities in West Nile, Uganda

Responding to Refugee Crises: Lessons from evaluations in Ethiopia and Uganda as countries of destination

Revenue Statistics in Africa:Uganda

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

General global issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Why We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

 

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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General issues of migration, integration, refugees, displacement.

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Core Humanitarian Standard   The Core Humanitarian Standard is rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and is founded in humanitarian principles. CHS sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use. In order to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

A comprehensive and accessible overview of American healthcare for immigrants Rebates

Human Rights Watch – Turkey Stops Registering Syrian Asylum Seekers New Arrivals Deported, Coerced Back to Syria

Leaving no one behind: a critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals | Sustainable Development Goals Fund

OECD sessions on Local Development and Spatial Productivity at the 13th Trento Festival of Economics on Technology and Jobs 2018

Human Rights Watch -Stranding People at Sea is an Abomination Italy and Malta’s Move Puts Lives in Danger

Human Rights Watch – EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk Allow European Rescues, Agree on Safe Disembarkation

OECD (2018), “International migration database”, OECD International Migration Statistics (database)

Human Rights Watch -France Approves Flawed Asylum and Immigration Law New provisions risk undermining asylum seekers’ rights while not solving ongoing issues

3 GAME-CHANGING INNOVATIONS FOR REFUGEES IN JORDAN The United Nations is harnessing technology and innovation to better support refugees

Human Rights Watch – Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics Italy Should Immediately Allow Disembarkation

Impact of new technologies on jobs andWhy We Need A Pre-Emptive Ban On ‘Killer Robots’. Fully autonomous weapons, already under development in a number of countries, would have the power to select targets and fire on them without meaningful human control. In so doing, they would violate basic humanity and the public conscience. its effect on local economies podcast 2018

Human Rights Watch -Think Fortress Europe is the Answer to Migration? Get Real

Technology & Jobs, a perspective across levels of government – Policy panel podcast 2018

Moving for Prosperity: Global Migration and Labor Markets

UNHCR Mapping of social safety nets :The aim of the mapping of social safety nets (SSN) was to explore the potential for alignment between humanitarian cash assistance and SSN in forced displacement situations

2030 Agenda World Bank Group update pdf
Goal One: No Poverty
Goal Two: Zero Hunger
Goal Three: Good Health and Well-Being
Goal Four: Quality Education
Goal Five: Gender Equality
Goal Six: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal Seven: Affordable and Clean Energy
Goal Eight: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Goal Nine: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal Ten: Reduced Inequalities

Goal Eleven: Cities and Human Settlements
Goal Twelve: Responsible Consumption and Production
Goal Thirteen: Clime Action
Goal Fourteen: Life below Water
Goal Fifteen: Life on Land
Goal Sixteen: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
Goal Seventeen: Partnerships for the Goals

2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals.

The Sphere Project The Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

Forced Displacement in Urban Areas What Needs To Be Done  by Global Alliance for Urban crisis

Human Rights Watch– “Without Education They Lose Their Future” Denial of Education to Child Asylum Seekers on the Greek Islands

Human Rights Watch – Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border -Pregnant Women, Others ‘At-Risk’ Lack Health Care, Support

Human Rights Watch – Children losing out on education in EU migration deal

Refugees Deeply A resource for news, views and real insights on migration and integration. An independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis.

Video – World Migration How Much Do You Know? WMR 2018 Watch how the World Migration Report 2018 challenges misconceptions on migration and explores key numbers and facts about migration.

The importance of understanding migration from migrants’ perspectives IMO 2018 (pdf) listening to and learning from migrants through rigorous research. In order to achieve an understanding of the decisions, migrants make before and during their journeys, how these decisions can involve life or death scenarios and what this means for people with fewer means and restricted choices.

Media Reporting on Migrants and Migration by IOM 2018 (pdf) draws on research to analyse what media around the world says about migration and migrants, the impacts this coverage has on members of the public, policy makers and migrants. Also considering how the practice of journalism contributes to coverage and the implications that arise from recent experiences of media and migration for future research and practice.

Mobility, Migration, Transnational connectivity by IOM 2018 (pdf) how transnational connectivity is shaping the way people move internationally in ways that were not previously possible. It suggests the key advances in transportation and telecommunications technology globally. This report explores how transnational connectivity is affecting migration processes through the impacts on migrants, non-state actors and states.

Migration and Migrants a Global Overview by IOM 2018 (pdf) global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. Within the context of this, there is a discussion of particular migrant groups such as migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers. Other topics include missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking, and human trafficking.

The World Migration Report 2018 is produced by the International Organization for Migration. To contribute to the increased understanding of migration throughout the world through exploring key data and information on migration.

The Institute on Statelessness is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to leading an integrated, interdisciplinary response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion. Their mission is to be an expert source of impartial, trusted, interdisciplinary research, analysis, and information. Along with education on statelessness and disenfranchisement around the world.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (pdf) is a resource that is helping countries to set up their own community-based refugee sponsorship programs, strengthening local communities and improving the narrative on refugees in the process. This initiative is composed of five organizations – the Government of Canada, UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Radcliffe Foundation and the University of Ottawa.

The Open Society Justice initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Current areas of work include National Security and Human Rights, Putting the Law in People’s Hands, Citizenship and Equality, Migration, Criminal Justice, International Justice, Anti Corruption, Economic Justice, The Right to Know, Assemble, and Speak and Building Human Rights.

Public Trust in the Governance of Migration MPI report, reflecting on the challenges that immigration policymakers face in order to earn back public confidence. Considering the role of sound migration governance and the importance of how activities and outcomes are interpreted and presented to the public.

UNHCR Innovation Service year in review reflects on 2017, and their new holistic approach to innovation, diversity, and collaboration, through themes such as data, storytelling, listening, predicting, and monitoring. This publication gives insights through stories from the field, stories from refugees, stories on failure, stories on where UNHCR has been and what it is aiming towards

Refugee Challenge! (2016 part of “What Design Can Do”)

Project Integration

Statement by Special Procedures mandate holders of the Human Rights Council – 2016, OHCHR United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

RefWorld Protection Manual is UNHCR’s repository of protection policy and guidance. The Protection Manual is updated whenever a new protection policy or guidance document is published, and can thus be relied upon to represent the latest UNHCR protection policy / guidance. *Documents from external sources are generally not included (unless they provide guidance on protection-related topics that also applies to or has specifically been endorsed by UNHCR, such as interagency guidance)*.

Asylum Information Database | European Council on Refugees and Exiles, mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention & content of protection in Europe.

PRIO Migration Research Update | September 2017. PRIO’s Migration Research group publishes several newsletters such as this. In addition to this general update, there are project-specific newsletters and a mailing list for migration-related seminars in Oslo.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix  The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system to track and monitor the displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

Human Rights Consortium Refugee-centred versus state-centred approached to integration: Processes, Practices and Narratives-  summary of main points in the seminar.

The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen.

European Values on Trial: BMS’ Stance on the EU-Libya Deal Bosphorus migration studies.

Logistics Cluster  Organisation responsible for coordination, information management, and for facilitating access to common logistics services to ensure an effective and efficient logistics response takes place in humanitarian emergency missions.

Deeply Talks: What is the EU doing in Libya? In this episode of Deeply Talks, Refugees Deeply’s managing editor Charlotte Alfred speaks with the report’s author Daniel Howden, who offer a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest Quarterly.

Nicosia Initiative: Overview Activities Organised and Planned in 2017 

UK aid. March 2017. Report on the use of Mobile Technology for Humanitarian Programming in Syria (Potential Constraints)

Migration Policy Institute. (Most Current Hub and visualisations available) Immigrant Profiles & Demographics

Integration  Project   Project Integration teaches computer programming to refugees in the Geneva area. These courses will crucially provide them with highly demanded hard skills that will not only allow them to improve their employability in almost every sector but will also provide them with the agency to pursue projects independently.

UNHCR Report. Global Trends. Forced Displacement in 2016.

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