IOM's Flagship Publication

IOM is proud to launch the WMR 2020 (enclosed) – this year, alongside the pdf version, we also have an interactive version The World Migration Report 2020 ( The platform contains some of the latest global and regional international migrant stock estimates, allowing users to interact with data and quickly identify important migration trends and patterns over the last 30 years across all the six global regions.

The WMR is in two parts:

Part I covers “key data and information on migration and migrants”, includes separate chapters on global migration trends and patterns; regional dimensions and developments.

Part II covers a range of “complex and emerging migration issues” including:

• Migrants’ contributions to societies;

• Migration, inclusion and social cohesion;

• Migration and health;

• Children and unsafe migration;

• Migration and adaptation to environmental change;

• Migrants caught in crises;

• Recent developments in global migration governance.

Twenty years ago, IOM published the first World Migration Report with the stated aim of providing an authoritative account of migration trends and issues worldwide. With the initial report published in 2000, the series has quickly become established as IOM’s flagship publication.

The World Migration Report 2018 is the most downloaded of all IOM publications. It is clearly fulfilling the need to provide a balanced understanding of migration’s complexities, present the latest global data and information in an accessible way, and explore and explain complex and emerging migration issues.

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