Migration News


When the so-called refugee crisis reached a peak in 2015, the German Development Agency (GIZ) started a new line of investigation: checking the links between corruption, migration and forced displacement. The investigations have a clear gender angle, reflecting the depths of suffering faced by migrant women and girls. On behalf of >>
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
Source: UNU-MERIT Migration News
Leeds, England, 1970s. My parents, paternal grandparents, aunt and family friends. Our ‘Mygration Story’ series tracks the family histories of staff and fellows at UNU. The aim is to show that many of us owe our lives and careers to the courage of migrant ancestors. People who left their homes to >>
Wed, Jul 05, 2017
Source: UNU-MERIT Migration News
We need a clear understanding of how well immigrant students perform in education systems in order to best serve them. AP Photo/Christine Armario This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Immigrants and refugees, especially those from developing nations, are often portrayed by segments of the media and >>
Tue, Jul 04, 2017
Source: UNU-MERIT Migration News
Dr. Melissa Siegel, who runs the Migration and Development group at UNU-MERIT, was appointed Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University in August 2016. She gives her inaugural lecture on ‘Migration &: The Depth and Breadth of Migration Studies’ on 2 June 2017. Howard Hudson caught up with her to >>
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source: UNU-MERIT Migration News
Researcher Elaine McGregor recently authored the second edition of the ‘MOVEMENT Report: A Global Civil Society Report on Progress and Impact for Migrants’ Rights and Development. She also wrote the first edition. Diego Salama caught up with her to find out more. The full report is embedded below or available >>
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: UNU-MERIT Migration News