UNHCR Audit 2017/18 + other cautionary tales

Operating aid to displaced populations, stateless people and refugees around the world is a complex task.  Innovative advances in technology are one way that organisations such as UNHCR have attempted to improve aid effectiveness. Critical is making sure  A) that […]

Empowering refugees to legally work in their host country

Uganda Refugee Response villages

Uganda is known for having introduced a progressive refugee hosting policy. Designed to allow for the freedom of movement for refugees. In addition to the right to work for those who have settled within its boundaries. Within the refugee settlements, […]

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration Implementation Event

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) Implementation

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 GFMD Dialogue on GCM Implementation at the Palais des Nations in Geneva This dialogue follows a series of initiatives that began since Germany and Morocco assumed the GFMD Co-Chairmanship in 2017. It is part of the […]

Migrants held hostage to politics

Woman rescued in the Mediterranean sea

At a time when global displacement is at a record high, the Italian government recently held its own coast guard and the people it had rescued hostage ‘in a cynical gambit to force other European Union countries to take the […]

Migration data tells stories


  Migration data tells stories During the International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018, Susanne Melde gave an interview: Migration data tells stories. Melde is a specialist in migration governance and policy analysis and has worked on migration policy and data […]

Understanding return migration


Understanding return migration Dr. Nassim Majidi is Co-Founder and Co-Director, Migration Pillar and the Co-Founder of Samuel Hall. Leading evidence-based research and policy development on migration and displacement. Majidi has worked in Africa, Asia, and Europe over the past decade with […]

Migrants are a lot like you


During the International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018, Tim Dixon gave an interview: Migrants are a lot like you. Dixon is the co-founder of More in Common an international initiative. Essentially, it was established to build stronger communities and societies that […]

Forum on Migration Statistics


The International Organization for Migration, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development organised the first-ever International Forum on Migration Statistics in January 2018. Migration Statistics Hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation […]