Officially recorded remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are expected to increase by 4.2 percent this year to reach $630 billion. This follows an almost record recovery of 8.6 percent in 2021, according to the latest Migration and Development Brief.
Just seven days into the war, more than a million Ukrainians have left the country, and millions more are expected to migrate or seek asylum in other countries in the coming months. Remittances to Ukraine are likely to increase in 2022. The global community should support Ukrainian migrants and refugees by facilitating their journey and ensuring arrival in a safe environment.
KNOMAD has compiled a global database of national legal frameworks affecting the integration of economic migrants and refugees. The project surveyed legal experts on integration laws affecting economic migrants in 152 economies and refugees in 134 economies to...
The latest Migration and Development Brief reports remittances to Ukraine are expected to rise by over 20 percent in 2022, but those to many Central Asian countries dependent on Russia are likely to fall. Overall, remittance flows to the Europe and Central Asia region are projected to decline modestly in 2022.
KNOMAD is addressing gaps and quality issues regarding data on migration and remittances by researching, collecting and publishing global data to enable more effective engagement on migration and development.
Activities of the KNOMAD are organized around Thematic Working Groups. The Thematic Working Group’s outputs include policy notes, data, research papers and books, conferences, capacity building workshops, and pilot projects.
To engage with and sensitize policy makers, partners, academia, researchers, and development professionals across the globe on issues related to migration and remittances, KNOMAD organizes an array of activities.