Refugees; Asylum; Migration

Publication
Bastia, T. and R. Skeldon, Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, New York, Routledge, 2020
The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development provides an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting survey of the fields of migration and development, bringing together over 60 expert contributors from around the world to chart current and future trends in research on this topic.
Publication
Geiger, M. and A. Pécoud, The International Organization for Migration : the new 'UN Migration Agency' in Critical Perspective, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
In 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) became part of the United Nations. With 173 member states and more than 400 field offices, the IOM—the new ‘UN migration agency’—plays a key role in migration governance.
Research guide
Other | Refugees | Peace Palace Library
The United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees of 1951 and its 1967 Protocol defines a refugee as someone who, ‘owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside
Research guide
Migration
The past few decades the movement of people across borders has increased significantly. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more and more people are on the move today than at any other point in human history.
Publication
Geiger, M. and Pécoud, A. (eds.), The International Organization for Migration: the new 'UN Migration Agency' in critical perspective, Cham, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.
In 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) became part of the United Nations. With 173 member states and more than 400 field offices, the IOM—the new ‘UN migration agency’—plays a key role in migration governance.