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World Migration Report 2013

— theme: Labour migration policy, Pre-employment and recruitment policies and practices, Rights and protection of migrants, Return and re-integration of migrants, Cooperation among multiple stakeholders, Migration and development
— country: Global
— type: Reports

IOM - September 2013. The World Migration Report 2013 contributes to the global debate on migration and development in three ways: First, the focus of the report is on the migrant, and on how migration affects a person’s well-being. Many reports on migration and development focus on the impact of remittances: the money that migrants send back home. This report takes a different approach, exploring how migration affects a person’s quality of life and their human development across a broad range of dimensions. Second, the report draws upon the findings of a unique source of data – the Gallup World Poll surveys, conducted in more than 150 countries, to assess the well-being of migrants worldwide for the first time. Third, the report sheds new light on how migrants rate their lives, whether they live in a highincome country in the North, or a low or middle income country in the South.

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