Effective migration governance is vital for safer, more orderly and regular migration, which is a crucial factor to achieve sustainable development.
Inexpensive and alternative energy solutions can benefit vulnerable or displaced communities with limited or no access to electricity.
Food insecurity can be a driver of migration for individuals and their families.
Decent jobs and safe and secure work environments for migrants are essential if they are to become productive members of society and contribute to economic growth. In 2019, USD 714 billion in international remittances were transferred globally by migrants and diaspora back to origin countries.
Timely, reliable and comparable data on migration can help policy makers devise evidence-based policies and plans to address the migration aspects of the SDGs.
Migration can be an effective poverty reduction tool for migrants and their families and can make significant contributions to development efforts in both countries of origin and destination
Migration can be a source of empowerment for women and girls, but they can also be especially vulnerable to violence, sexual abuse and exploitation.