The Politics of International Migration Management

  • Martin Geiger
  • Antoine Pécoud
Part of the Migration, Minorities and Citizenship book series (MMC)


‘International migration management’ has become a popular catchphrase for a wide range of initiatives that aim at renewing the policies pertaining to the cross-border movements of people. It is used by numerous actors, both within and outside governments. At the international level, the term is intensively used by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) (whose motto is ‘Managing migration for the benefit of all’), the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Council of Europe and other international agencies. At the national level, the approach in terms of ‘management’ pervades, for example, the British government’s White Paper on immigration, ‘Secure Borders, Safe Haven’.


International Migration Migrant Worker International Labour Organization Global Governance Migration Policy 
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  • Antoine Pécoud

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