Hilkka Becker, Senior Solicitor at the Immigrant Council of Ireland examines the issues pertaining to family reunification in the latest edition of the Parchment Parchment...
International Centre for Migration Policy Development
The ICMPD carries out its activities throughout the world, starting with Europe, but also in Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East.
Along with capacity-building and migration dialogues, research constitutes one of the three pillars of the ICMPD’s work. The Research Unit of the ICMPD focuses on current migration issues, such as the causes and consequences of migration; the processes and mechanisms of international migration and its regulation; integration; and non-discrimination.
The objective of the ICMPD’s Research Unit is to further knowledge on migration-related issues; to facilitate cooperation and synergy within and beyond the research community; and to respond to an increased demand for more policy-relevant research. The organisation has established a reputation for its research on international migration patterns, trends and policies in the wider European context based on comparative analysis.
The work of the Research Unit is based on empirical research with an interdisciplinary and international approach. Currently, the ICMPD research team consists of 13 part- and full-time researchers, working on a wide range of migration-related topics.
Further information about the ICMPD is available here. Information about the organisation’s Research Unit is available here, while additional details about the ICMPD’s involvement in the Family Reunification Project is available at: http://research.icmpd.org/2012.html.