Publications

ICMC regularly produces reports, advocacy materials, and other publications on a wide range of topics linked to migration. ICMC's publications focus on refugee resettlement, reception and integration of refugees, protection of migrants and refugees at sea, and child protection.

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Geneva, 31 January 2010 - Over a period of three months, ICMC has consulted leading policy makers and actors within the migration field, bringing them together for informal discussions on the diverse challenges associated with global migration flows and approaches, and to discuss ways to improve international migration management.

"Connecting the dots" offers a summary report of these first conversations, including recommendations for next steps.

Geneva, 29 October 2009 - "Protection, mobility and livelihood challenges of displaced Iraqis in urban settings in Jordan" was prepared by ICMC with the support of the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs.

It examines the motivations, current context and effects of both the Iraqi displacement and this conspicuous urban preference, framing central issues and approaches to assistance and protection for the Iraqis during their displacement and beyond. It concludes that short-term humanitarian approaches focussed on relief, are, by nature, insufficient for addressing the long-term challenges.

Islamabad, 3 August 2009 - In April 2008, ICMC initiated a two-year project for the promotion of access to services and protection for vulnerable people in Northern Pakistan.

This field-based review of gender approaches is part of an effort to integrate gender mainstreaming in project planning and field activities, offering a collection of good practices in addressing gender-based power imbalances between men and women in project programming.

Islamabad, 18 May 2009 - In response to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Pakistan, where to date an estimated 2.5 to 3 million people have been forced to leave their homes in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Malakand and in the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) due to intense fighting, ICMC conducted a rapid needs-assessment in the Mardan District immediately following the arrival of the first IDPs to the area.

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