Resilience: COVID-19 Crisis Through A Migration Lens
Despite COVID-19, remittance flows remained resilient in 2020, registering a smaller decline than previously projected. Officially recorded remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries reached $540 billion in 2020, just 1.6 percent below the 2019 total of $548 billion.
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...
More than a year into the COVID-19 crisis, which was undoubtedly the deepest economic and health crisis in decades, data published today revealed again the resilience and dependability that remittances represent for families during crises.
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.