Climate change, migration, and governance
There is growing recognition that the effects of climate change are likely to lead to more migration, both internally and internationally, in the relatively near future. These climate changeinduced migrations are likely to pose new challenges to the international system, ranging from an increase in irregular migration, to strains on existing asylum systems, to protection … Continue reading Climate change, migration, and governance
Global Governance: Migration’s next frontier
An article is presented that reports on global governance in migration policy in the 21st century. The article discusses the need for international cooperation in emigration and immigration law and policy due to changes in communication, technology, international relations, and globalization. Information is also provided on how global leaders should collaborate and find transnational approaches … Continue reading Global Governance: Migration’s next frontier
The governance of labor migration in southeast Asia
This article examines the international governance framework for labor migration and evaluates the roles of international organizations, and regional strategies, for cooperation on governance of labor migration in Southeast Asia. It focuses on the mandates and strategies used by the two key international institutions in the region, the International Labour Organization and the International Organization … Continue reading The governance of labor migration in southeast Asia
The historical roots of cooperation between the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration.
When studying the institutional aspects of the global governance of refugee issues, scholars almost exclusively put the emphasis on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, largely ignoring other organizations and the relationships established with these institutions. The aim of this article is to help fill this gap in the analysis by focusing on the … Continue reading The historical roots of cooperation between the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration.
North-South cooperation in the refugee regime: The role of linkages
This article explores the role of issue linkage in North-South relations in the global refugee regime between 1980 and 2005. It argues that North-South cooperation has been crucial for overcoming collective action failure in the regime. However, it suggests that because of the absence of a binding normative framework or overriding interest impelling Northern states … Continue reading North-South cooperation in the refugee regime: The role of linkages
Survival migration: A new protection framework
The modern refugee regime, created in the aftermath of World War II, provides protection mainly to people who flee individualized persecution or generalized violence. Subsequent to its creation, a range of new drivers of external displacementparticularly related to the interaction of environmental change, livelihood collapse, and state fragilityhave emerged that fall outside the framework of … Continue reading Survival migration: A new protection framework