Situation Report on International Migration in South and South-West Asia

Author/s:
Asia-Pacific RCM Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Human Trafficking

Year:
2012

Language:
English

Publication Type:
Reports
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External
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Description: 

This report analyzes migration issues taking into account socio-economic complexities. Analysis is provided in both the country and thematic chapters. The country chapters present an overview of migration dynamics in 10 countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Turkey while the thematic chapters contain an analysis of regional migration trends and issues from eight standpoints, namely environment and climate change, gender, health, labour migration, policy and international cooperation, protection of the rights of migrant workers, refugees and stateless persons, and remittances.

 

Members of the Asia-Pacific RCM Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Human Trafficking:

  • Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

  • International Organization for Migration

  • International Labour Organizatio

  • Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

  • United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

  • United Nations Entity for Gender Quality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

  • Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

  • United Nations Development Fund (UNDP)

  • United Nations Population Fund(UNFPA)

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR)

  • United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking(UNIAP)

  • United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF)

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC)

  • World Health Organization (WHO)

  • World Bank

Publisher: 
Asia-Pacific RCM Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Human Trafficking