By Daniel Thambar, an intern with the Lowy Institute’s Migration and Border Policy Project.
The Kenyan government’s bid to close the largest refugee camp in the world (the Dadaab camp) has been blocked by the high court.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) released a report that looks at the mobility of skilled workers in ASEAN member states, and highlights how highly skilled workers are being under-utilised in the region.
Paolo Boccagni, writing for Comparative Migration Studies, investigates how migrants’ aspirations develop over time, building on a study of 224 immigrant domestic workers in Italy.
In a recent report, Germany’s migration commissioner, Aydan Oezoguz, urges people to regard migration as something 'normal', and the government to grant limited electoral rights to non-naturalised migrants.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) identified 213 victims of trafficking in Slovakia in the last 10 years. IOM has developed a new mobile app to help combat this issue.
IOM published the Iraq Community Stabilisation Handbook which looks at the social and economic conditions in 15 Iraqi governorates, and outlines some of IOM’s key achievements in those areas.
The recent release of former ambassador Trevor Wilson’s book, Eyewitness to Early Reform in Myanmar, prompts a brief look at other diplomatic memoirs by Australians and, in particular, those written by officers posted to Australia’s embassy in Rangoon (now Yan