Migration in Kenya: A country profile 2015

Author/s:
IOM Kenya

Year:
2015

Language:
English

Publication Type:
Reports
(
External
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Description: 

Kenya is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious country, home to one of  the largest refugee populations in Africa and some of the world’s oldest refugee camps. Ongoing policy developments are shaping migration management, and  Kenya’s role and strategic location in East Africa highlight political evolutions that continue to structure migration systems in Kenya.

Content:

  • Migration trends and migrant characteristics: Irregular migration; Immigration; Temporary migration; Emigration; Return migration; Internal migration
  • Impact of migration: Migration and population change; Migration and economic development; Migration, employment and the labour market; Migration and social development; Migration and health; Migration and the environment.
  • Migration and governance: Policy framework; Laws and regulations (national, regional and international levels); Institutional framework; International cooperation
  • Key findings and recommendations: Main findings on current trends, the impact of migration and migration policies; Recommendations regarding the migration governance framework; Recommendations on mainstreaming migration into development policies; Recommendations on improvements to migration statistics and the overall evidence base
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Publisher: 
IOM Kenya