Association Marocaine d'Etudes et de Recherches sur les Migrations(AMERM)
The AMERM was founded in 1994 in Rabat and wish to create an autonomous space and scientific reflection on the immigration issue. The aim of the AMERM is to promote interdisciplinary research on migration and develop research on the links between migration and development.
Main Site: www.amerm.ma
Collective Action to Support the Reintegration of Return Migrants in their Country of Origin (MIREM), European University
The main objective of the MIREM project resolves around a more in-depth consideration of the challenges linked to return migration as well as its impact on development. Analyses and user-friendly tools are provided to understand further the impact of return migration on the Maghreb countries. These are aimed at identifying the factors inherent in the returnees’ migratory experience, as well as those that are external to it, which shape their patterns of reintegration, as well as their opportunities to participate in the development of the Maghreb countries (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia).
Main Site: http://www.eui.eu/Home.aspx
Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM)
CARIM was created at the European University Institute in 2004 and is co-financed by among others the European Commission. CARIM aims to observe, analyse, and forecast migration in Southern & Eastern Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Countries. The CARIM website is a tool for disseminating data and analyses on migration in the following countries: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Palestine, Senegal, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. All are studied as origin, transit and destination countries.
Main Site: www.carim.org
International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) ICMPD was created in 1993 to serve as a support mechanism for informal consultations, and to provide expertise and efficient services in the emerging landscape of multilateral co-operation on migration and asylum issues. The purpose of ICMPD is to promote innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies and to function as a service exchange mechanism for governments and organisations. It has regional offices and representatives throughout Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East.
Main Site: www.icmpd.org
Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative (MARRI)
MARRI was formed in 2003 and is governed by its six MARRI Member States: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The objective of MARRI and its Centre is to contribute to the orderly and free movement of people in the interest of security and prosperity, covering the following areas: Migration, Asylum, Integrated Border Management, Visa Policy and Consular Cooperation, Return/settlement of refugees/displaced persons
Main Site: http://marri-rc.org.mk/
International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
IOM is an inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM has offices in over 100 countries and works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people. IOM works in the four broad areas of migration management: Migration and development, facilitating migration, regulating migration and forced migration.
Main Site: www.iom.int
Think Tanks/Research Networks
International Metropolis Project
The project is an international network engaged with better identifying, understanding, and adapting to the changes accompanying migration and diversity. It aims to produce policy-relevant knowledge amongst key decision-makers.
Main Site: international.metropolis.net
International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE)
IMISCOE is a network uniting 23 established European research institutes and over 500 researchers from all European countries and of all branches of the economic and social sciences, the humanities and law in pursuit of studies under the themes of international migration, integration and social cohesion. IMISOE research on multiple questions: The causes and nature of current migration processes, how migration flows be managed and influenced, how societies can maintain social cohesion and societal viability, and how scientists, policy makers and practitioners in the field can exchange knowledge and experience.
Main Site: www.imiscoe.socsci.uva.nl
Institut Europeu de la Mediterránia (IEMed)
IEMed is a think tank specialised in Euro-Mediterranean relations. IEMed puts at your disposal a wide selection of material related with migration in the Euro-Mediterranean area.
Main Site: www.iemed.org
Migrations Internationales, Espaces et Sociétés (MIGRINTER), University of Poitiers, France
MIGRINTER is a research team hosted by la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société (MSHS), University of Poitiers, and specialises within the field of international migration.
Main Site: www.mshs.univ-aix.fr
Migrations Méditerranée (MIMED), la Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme, France
MIMED is an interdisciplinary research programme: Lieux et territoires des migrations en Méditerranée, XIXe-XXIe siècles. It aims to build a research network of researchers from different fields and institutions on migration in the Mediterranean.
Main Site: www.mmsh.univ-aix.fr
Migration Policy Centre (MPC), European University Institute
MPC responds to the strategic need for a research centre on migration that can mobilise the best expertise available in Europe, in migrants’ countries of origins, and, from the worldwide scientific community. It sets out to bridge the gap between research and policy-making by: Producing policy-oriented research, conduct theoretical and empirical research and sustains the production and use of databases. The MPC identifies problems, studies their causes and consequences, and devises policy solutions.
Main Site: www.eui.eu
Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
The Migration Policy Institute was founded in 2001 as an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington DC, dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide. MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels.
Main Site: www.migrationpolicy.org
Travaux, Études, Recherches sur les Réfugiés et l’Asile (TERRA), France
TERRA is a scientific research network aiming to stimulate production of knowledge within the field of migration, refugees and people living in excile.
Main Site: www.reseau-terra.eu