Effective migration governance is vital for safer, more orderly and regular migration, which is a crucial factor to achieve sustainable development.
Inexpensive and alternative energy solutions can benefit vulnerable or displaced communities with limited or no access to electricity.
Addressing the health and well-being of migrants is a precondition for social and economic development.
Decent jobs and safe and secure work environments for migrants are essential if they are to become productive members of society and contribute to economic growth. In 2019, USD 714 billion in international remittances were transferred globally by migrants and diaspora back to origin countries.
Timely, reliable and comparable data on migration can help policy makers devise evidence-based policies and plans to address the migration aspects of the SDGs.
Food insecurity can be a driver of migration for individuals and their families.
Migrants can transfer valuable knowledge and skills to their countries of origin and destination, helping to support technology development, research and innovation.
Stronger, more transparent and accountable institutions and improved access to justice can help to protect and promote migrants’ rights.
Promoting sustainable consumption and production patterns can help to protect migrant workers from exploitation.
Migration can be an effective poverty reduction tool for migrants and their families and can make significant contributions to development efforts in both countries of origin and destination