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This mixed methods study – a collaboration between the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Samuel Hall and the University of Sussex – builds on previous research on debt and reintegration by analysing returnees’ and their households’ experiences...
This study was the result of a collaboration between the EU-IOM Knowledge Management Hub (KMH), with the financial support of the European Union (EU), in collaboration with Samuel Hall and the African Centre for Migration and Society at the University of the...
This report presents the outcomes of two combined research projects: 1) “Comparative reintegration outcomes in forced and voluntary returns”, and 2) “Understanding and implementing gender-sensitive sustainable reintegration”. The aims of these projects were to...
This study was commissioned in the framework of the EU–IOM Knowledge Management Hub under the “Pilot Action on Voluntary Return and Sustainable, Community-Based Reintegration” project, funded by the European Union and implemented by IOM. The two recognized...
This case study presents the story of Kamala and Mohan, two people living in Dhankuta, Nepal whose lives have been affected by migration and who want to open small businesses. Mohan has just returned after years living and working abroad, and Kamala's husband...
Cette étude consacrée au trafic et à la traite des migrants ivoiriens de retour le long de la route méditerranéenne centrale et occidentale a été rendue possible grâce aux données collectées et analysées dans le cadre de l’Initiative Conjointe Union Européenne...
The report is based on the Swedish Red Cross' follow up missions in Albania, Iraq and Kosovo in 2019 and 2020, where 28 individuals returned from Sweden and other EU countries, and were interviewed. Mainly families were among the returnees. The report...
Authored by Jeremaiah M. Opiniano, this Migration Research Series paper explores some of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Filipino overseas migrants and the responses and measures adopted by the Philippines in 2020. It reviews the main implications and...
SMERU’s study on return migration (2014) has established a comprehensive migrant reintegration framework for Indonesia, enabling the mapping of reintegration programs in Indonesia. Most programs direct return migrants to self-employment, creating a wide gap...
El presente trabajo examina el proceso de retorno de los inmigrantes sudamericanos en España, centrando la atención en los cuatro colectivos más numerosos: argentinos, bolivianos, colombianos y ecuatorianos. Mediante datos oficiales de España y Censos...
This study determines four main market inefficiencies – namely information asymmetry, private formal and informal recruitment sector’s monopoly of power, limited access to the formal financial sector and limited access to justice – that are affecting the...
This report focuses on the specific displacement and return dynamics of four ethnoreligious groups in Iraq – Shabak Shia, Turkmen Shia, Christian and Yazidi – and identifies the socioeconomic characteristics of returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs)...
International labour migration has become a crucial part of the Nepali society. The number of youths leaving the country for employment is significantly high, with around half a million people taking labour permits every year. Lack of economic opportunities...
Cette étude entre dans le cadre de l’exécution de la Convention entre l’Institut Universitaire Européen (Florence Italie) et le Cendre de Recherche Appliquée pour le Développement (CREAD) portant sur le projet “Action collective de soutien à la migration de...
This book provides an important new analytical framework for making sense of return, remigration and circular mobility, conceptualising them as different phases of a wider migration process. Using an in-depth case study of Albania and its two main destination...
ERRIN (European Return and Reintegration Network), initiative conjointe de 15 Etats membres de l’UE, propose une aide à la réinsertion pour les migrants qui retournent dans leur pays. L’initiative vise par ailleurs à ouvrir la voie à une approche européenne...
El texto parte de un estado de la cuestión en cuanto al cálculo estimado de las salidas de inmigrantes en los últimos cinco años (2007-2012), como reflejo del cambio de las dinámicas que habían caracterizado el modelo migratorio español de los últimos diez...
Tras una década de crisis económica en España, son muchos los inmigrantes que se enfrentan a condiciones de vida muy precarias. La respuesta institucional pasa por incentivar el retorno asistido, sin lograr captar ni apoyar la pluralidad de estrategias de...
This study is a research study to review and revise sector concepts, strategies and approaches in a reintegration situation. With this overview of existing instruments and methods, it aims to strengthen practical development support towards countries and...
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact on international migration (including labor migration) and on migrant workers. Women migrant workers particularly felt the abrupt changes of needing to return to their home country, to safely elude the SARS-CoV-2 virus...