Recovery: COVID-19 Crisis through a Migration Lens
Remittances to low- and middle-income countries are projected to have grown a strong 7.3 percent to reach $589 billion in 2021. This return to growth is more robust than earlier estimates and follows the resilience of flows in 2020 when remittances declined by only 1.7 percent despite a severe global recession due to COVID-19.
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...
KNOMAD and the World Bank have just released our new semi-annual report – Migration and Development Brief 35. It is remarkable to see the recovery in remittance flows in 2021, proving again their reliability as an absolute lifeline for families of migrants back home, especially in times of need.
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.