World Migration Report

World Migration Report

The World Migration Report, IOM's flagship publication, features the latest trends in international migration, discusses emerging policy issues and provides regional recent developments in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania.


World Migration Report 2018
The World Migration Report 2018 is the ninth in the series. Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. This new edition presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues. 


Migrants and Cities: New Partnership to Manage Mobility
The World Migration Report 2015 contributes to the global debate on migration and urbanization.


Migrant Well-being and Development
The World Migration Report 2013 investigates how migration affects the well-being of migrants globally, and explores the link between migrant well-being and development.


Communicating Effectively about Migration - Special 60th Anniversary Edition
IOM's World Migration Report 2011 directly addresses the challenges faced in this era of globalization and unprecedented human mobility by calling for a fundamental shift in the way we communicate about migration.


WMR 2010: The Future of Migration: Building Capacities for ChangeThe Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change
The World Migration Report 2010 aims to promote a focus on building capacities to enable states and other stakeholders to respond to and plan for migration effectively and in a sustainable way.


WMR 2008: Managing Labour Mobility in the Evolving Global EconomyManaging Labour Mobility in the Evolving Global Economy
The World Migration Report 2008 tackles the nature of migration directly and seeks to identify policy options that might contribute to the development of broad and coherent strategies to better match demand for migrant workers with supply in safe, humane and orderly ways.


WMR 2005: Costs and Benefits of International MigrationCosts and Benefits of International Migration
World Migration 2005 analyzes the effects of globalization, trade liberalization, economic integration and the widening gap between rich and poor nations on migration flows.


WMR 2003: Managing Migration - Challenges and Responses for People on the MoveManaging Migration - Challenges and Responses for People on the Move
IOM's second World Migration Report, published in June 2003 is organized around the core theme of migration management. Policy responses to specific migration issues are discussed in a series of essays with varying geographical and thematic focus.


WMR 2000: World Migration Report 2000World Migration Report 2000
The World Migration Report 2000 examines the scale of migration and characteristics of international migrants, the types of movements underway, the factors that contribute to migration, the global context in which these movements occur, and the policy issues associated with these trends.