Global Citizen solutions have ranked passports in terms ease of doing business, quality of life, and investment opportunities offered to a passport holder. Find out which passports they feel are the best to have. Consult the website for the full methodology.
…online by Brigham Young University. Stories, photos and video will be collected and managed by Their Story is Our Story, which aims to present the experiences of refugees in their own words.
The United Nations Network on Migration was launched recently It aims to provide a place where researcher scan access a variety of resources relating to worldwide migration including labour migration, border control and trafficking. It includes global and regional materials, links to a variety of UN and other major reports, networks of experts, events listings […]
An educational site developed by developed by Dr Sundari Anitha from the University of Lincoln and Professor Ruth Pearson from the University of Leeds in 2013 but worth rediscovering. It covers migration, women and work, workers’ rights, and the story of South Asian women workers during the Grunwick and Gate Gourmet industrial disputes in processing plants in the […]
Created by the UN University Centre for Policy Research using datasets from the ILO, IOM, Walk Free Foundation, SmartLab, UK Government, Delta 8.7 and the United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, this site has visual maps which show the prevalence of modern slavery worldwide and efforts to eliminate it. There are also individual data dashboards. Questions […]
How do the EU and specific world nations present themselves globally? Try consulting the Elcano Global Presence Index which is a tool for international relations specialists developed by the Fundación Real Instituto Elcano. It uses 3 dimensions: economic (exports and investments) military (troops deployed and the means for it) soft presence (science, technology, migration, tourism, […]
Last month (20th February) was World Day of social Justice. The 2018 theme was workers on the Move. ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization was adopted on 10th June 2008. The official website has related United Nations documents and declarations as well as details of the 2018 events. How many migrant workers are […]
The Portal was launched in December 2017 by IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC), with the support of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). It provides an informative and well-designed visualization of statistical data about global migration trends from 1990 onwards. The website also has a tools section which contains a comprehensive searchable database of […]
EVI-MED – Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations EVI-MED is a Middlesex University project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It is providing evidence on the nature and impact of migration into Europe focusing mainly on Italy and Greece. Its website will hold search and rescue data, insight from interviews […]
The Open University has released a research report on how refugees use smartphones. It was led by Prof. Marie Gillespie and was carried out in partnership with France Medias Monde. It investigates the physical and digital journeys of Syrian and Iraqi refugees documenting the digital media services used for news so the EU can develop […]