To be able to evaluate internal (national) migration in terms of it's geographic (social, economic, environmental and political) impacts at it's origins and destinations. I hope that you have an interesting discussion this afternoon and that you all become ambassadors of this cause. Importantly, migration improves migrants’ health outcomes when comparing migrants to those who stayed behind. Europe’s population is ageing and the EU is predicting a massive shortage of workers of 45 million in the next 50 years as the working age population will drop. Human migration involves the movement of people from one place to another with intentions of settling, permanently or temporarily, at a new location (geographic region). 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Highly skilled migrants and diversity in the workplace positively affect work productivity in recipient countries. Emigration of highly skilled individuals from countries in the Pacific region makes more people willing to acquire tertiary education in those countries. Many people find it difficult tounderstand these three words and often confuse them. Distribute copies of the World 1-Page Map to each group and have students complete Part 2 of the worksheet. Flows peaked between 1995 and 2000 when 43 million people moved to another country. In fact, the 2013 IOM World Migration Report shows that only about 40 per cent of all migrants move from the global South to the global North. This Data Sheet provides a comprehensive portrait of the global flow of people in 2005–10. We can no longer think about our economies, societies or cultures without thinking about human mobility. The result: increasingly inequitable access to health care, within and between countries. Definitions of who counts as an international migrant vary over time in the same country and across countries. Let me begin by giving you a few examples. According to all the available information, this human mobility is expected to increase and nearly double in the near future. In some cases, health workers leave their home countries looking for better working conditions and career opportunities abroad. Tools used under this component include baseline assessments at national and local levels, flow monitoring registries and in-depth surveys. But international migration is a relatively recent development. I hope to have convinced all of you that migrants greatly contribute to home and host societies in a variety of ways. Furthermore, migrants in developed countries report less trouble in affording food and shelter than if they had not migrated, although the picture is not so positive for migrants moving across developing countries. which include free flow of information, improved global communication and faster and lower cost transportation. Statistics on bilateral migration flows are also available from the DEMIG Country-to-Country database (C2C) of the University of Oxford, which contains bilateral migration flows data for 34 countries, and from up to 236 countries for the period 1946-2011. Global estimates based on census data suggest that 0.5 per cent – or approximately 37 million people – left their native country to live in another country between 2010 and 2015 (Abel, 2016). In 2 out of 4 of all engineering and technology companies established in the US between 1995 and 2005, there was at least one immigrant key founder. Over a fifth of migrants move across developed countries. I think that we need to understand better how countries can collaborate to reduce costs and increase benefits of highly skilled emigration, for instance through programs of temporary return of highly skilled migrants resident abroad for skills transfer and training, to promote “brain circulation”, similar to the ones implemented by IOM. The migration of health workers affects all countries in one way or another. While the portal has been made possible with funding from the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) Switzerland, its content does not necessarily reflect its official policy or position. Global Migration Migration patterns changed dramatically throughout this period, and the numbers of migrants increased significantly. The International Organization for Migration’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), a system to track and monitoring population displacement and mobility, collects migration flows data through flow monitoring component in more than 30 countries. Countries may calculate migration flows based on information from administrative sources, such as data derived from issuance of temporary or permanent residence permits and population registries, or they may use sample survey data. In countries like the U.S., the UK, Greece, Italy and others, the proportion of people who agreed that there are too many immigrants in their countries fell sharply when people were told how many foreigners actually reside there. Global Migration (1750-1900) ... and presented challenges to governments in fostering national identities and regulating the flow of people. Sending countries may experience both gains and losses in the short term but may stand to gain over the longer term. The XXI Century is the century of human mobility and migration. Lastly, but just as importantly, let me briefly talk about migrants’ contribution to their own lives. Migration data is counted in two ways: Stock and flow. While network factors are not a direct cause of migration, they do facilitate it. Elsewhere, like in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, migrants make up 90% of the workforce, so these economies would simply collapse without migrants. Keywords: migration flow, immigration, emigration, globalization, border patrol, refugees, host country, Syria Coming as I do from Costa Rica, I am not going to pretend that migration does not have its downsides. Community Demographic Model International Migration (CDM-IM) Dataset : Generating Age and Gender Profiles of International Migration Flows. Receive monthly updates on the latest migration trends, data and data sources added to the Portal. We need to change our mind-set, especially given that a growing number of people are moving from the North to the South in search of work. There is also evidence that immigration increases labour productivity in US states, through specialization and adoption of technologies for which immigrants are needed. 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