What is the difference between a migrant and a refugee? What legal mechanisms protect each category of displaced persons?
Which are those taken care of by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)? Discover how the international community, through a network of institutions, systems and laws, manages these pressing and highly political issues.


Documents to download

Currently only available in French or Geman

Les mouvements migratoires
UN | fr | File (PDF)
Humanitarian Aid
DH : L'aide humanitaire, les déplacements forcés et les mouvements migratoires
UNAIDS | fr | File (PDF)

Why do people migrate ?

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    The heavy pressure on rural and urban areas

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    Natural disasters and environmental degradation

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    The two answers are correct



Here you will find interesting videos that will give you more information about the issue of migration.