Mixed Flows of Humanity
The linkage between movements of refugees and asylum seekers and the broader phenomenon of international migration has attracted considerable attention over the past decade. This web page contains a wealth of information regarding those aspects of international migration which are of particular concern and interest to UNHCR.
In addition, it assembles documentation of special interest for the General Assembly's High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (September 2006) and provides relevant links to other websites. In early 2006, the UN Secretary-General took the initiative to transform the Geneva Migration Group, founded by UNHCR and IOM, into a Global Migration Group. Information has been made available on the group's membership, terms of reference and the work in the field of migration of member agencies.
Migrants are different from refugees but the two sometimes travel alongside each other.
Selected reading on human trafficking and the application of refugee protection.
Summaries of a past high-level dialogue.
An inter-agency group promoting application of instruments and norms relating to migration.
Enabling refugees to realize their right to work, enjoy freedom of movement and facilitating their access to durable solutions.