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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Migrants
 

Foresight - Migration and Global Environmental Change
The project Migration and Global Environmental Change examines how profound changes in environmental conditions such as flooding, drought and rising sea levels will influence and interact with patterns of global human migration over the next 50 years. Sir John Beddington, Professor Richard Black and Neil Adger explain what the final report concludes and what it means for the future of global migration.

 

Kenya's Young Refugees - Developing future leaders today
In the Kakuma refugee camp and its host communities, in north-western Kenya, children are at risk of diseases, gender-based violence and malnutrition. In response to this crisis, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners have set up Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) in the East and Central Africa where children learn about traditional and modern farming techniques, nutrition, gender equality, business skills and the sharing of knowledge. For children like Habiba Athumani, an orphan from Somalia, these opportunities bring the chance of a better, healthier and happier future.

 

Powering Africa's Future: African Migrants Defying Tradition
The World Bank estimates that 2.5 million new engineers and technicians are required to achieve key development targets in sub-Saharan Africa. As Patrice Howard now reports from New York, many African migrants are positioning themselves to come back and develop their continent.

 

Global migration: Future prospects and challenges
A panel of renowned international and Australian migration experts discuss critical issues, including: people smuggling and trafficking, irregular migration and asylum seeking, 'brain drain' and the emigration of skilled migrants from developing countries, and remittances.

 

IOM Hangout: "Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward"
IOM Hangout: "Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward"

 

A New World of Migration: The Development Challenge
Experts explore how governments, the private sector, and civil society should address the effects of international migration and discuss possible outcomes of transnational challenges.

 

International Migration: Trends, Issues and Future Prospects
Aaron Terrazas is a Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, where he serves as Project Manager for the Regional Migration Study Group.

 

Future of Migration
Painting "the big, broad picture" of migration on a global level is not an easy task. Alexander Betts, Associate Professor from Oxford University-Refugee Studies Centre, adresses this dense topic during European Day for Border Guards 2013.

 

Dr. Spencer Wells on Future Migration Patterns
Where will be in 10,000 years? We'll all look more like Tiger Woods, says Wells.

 

In the future, more forced migration due to climate change
Climate change-induced disasters will force more people to leave their homes, according to Matthias Schmale, undersecretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

 

International Migration Institute

Watch a selection of videos of public lectures organised by the International Migration Institute, the Oxford Department of International Development, or the University of Oxford.

Podcasts

Using Scenarios in Academic Research to Study the Future

This panel event was hosted by the Global Migration Futures (GMF) project for scholars in Oxford employing futures methodologies in their research on 26 May 2011.

The Contribution of African Research to Migration Theory

The third IMI African Migrations Workshop was held on 16-19 November 2010. The workshop was organised by IMI with the Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN) at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar.

 

World Migration Report 2013: Migrant Well-being and Development

 

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