In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18  Japan has embarked on a major migration policy shift with a new law that passed the Upper House of the Diet in December 2018. Starting in…

Supriyo De |

In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18  “Mother, you shall not fear as long as your sons live in Germany” goes a popular folk song in Kosovo. Its equivalent in Bosnia and…

Oya Ardic, Edlira Dashi, Maria Do Ceu Da Silva Pereira, Viviana Premazzi |

In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18  International Migrants Day is a call to disseminate information on international migration and look toward further understanding its…

Kathleen Beegle, Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich |

In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18 Throughout human history, migrants have not only fueled but they also lubricate the engine of human progress. The movement of people sparks…

Nadege Desiree Yameogo, kebba Jammeh |

Every day,  more than 44, 000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. [[tweetable]]Forced displacement increases the risks of gender-based violence (GBV),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

On the back of stronger growth in remittance-sending economies, remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries are expected to reach a new record of $528 billion in 2018, an increase of 10.8…

Dilip Ratha |

Photo: O. Hebga/ World Bank On a visit last year to the East region of Cameroon, a traditional leader we met in the municipality of Garoua-Boulai impressed us with their efforts to help refugees…

Catherine Defontaine, Abel BOVE, Benjamin Burckhart |

Braamfontein Railway Yards, Johannesburg © demerzel21 Across the world, the movement of people is an increasingly urban phenomenon. As such, researchers are beginning to recognize that the…

Helidah Refiloe Ogude, Aditya Sarkar |

When refugees arrive, everything changes for the hosting community. Suddenly, there are large numbers of people who need to use your hospital, your school, and collect water from the same source.…

Jo de Berry |

UN troops patrol the airport grounds in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are followed closely by children who were able to sneak into the airport without much trouble. © Vincent…

Paul M. Bisca |