Inventory of Global and Local Resources for Reporting on Migration and Labor Migration

Key Resources

International Resources

Statistics and Tools for Migration Reporting

Resources on Migration and Migration Reporting

  1. Abu-Fadil, M. (2019). Migration and Media: A Journalist’s Handbook. International Centre for Migration Policy Development.
  2. Banda, F. (Ed). (2013). UNESCO Series on Journalism Education Model Curricula for Journalism Education: A Compendium of New Syllabi. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  3. Banda, F. (Ed). (2015). Teaching Journalism for Sustainable Development: New Syllabi. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  4. Baniya, J., Gurung, A., Jha, K., Lama, A., Rinck, J., & Sijapati, B. (2017). Labour Migration and the Remittance Economy: The Socio-Political Impact. Centre for the Study of Labour and Mobility.
  5. Berg, L., Farbenblum, B., & Kintominas, A. (2018). Transformative Technology for Migrant Workers: Opportunities, Challenges, and Risks. Open Society Foundations.
  6. Bogdan, N. (2020). Beyond Work: Reducing Social Isolation for Refugee Women and Other Marginalized Newcomers. Migration Policy Institute.
  7. Bryant, Heather. (2020). Collaborative Journalism Handbook. Center for Cooperative Media.
  8. Corporate Responsibility in Eliminating Slavery and Trafficking. Addressing Women Migrant Worker Vulnerabilities in International Supply Chains. International Labour Organization.
  9. Das, J. and Zaman, A. (2020). Enterprise Journalism in Migration News: A Six-country Comparison of Source Power. Journalism Practice.
  10. De Lombaerde, P., Gartland, J., Neyts, K., Nita, S., & Pecoud, A. (Eds). (2017). Migration, Free Movement and Regional Integration. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and United Nations University – Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies.
  11. Ethical Journalism Network. (2017). How Does the Media on Both Sides of the Mediterranean Report on Migration? A Study by Journalists, for Journalists and Policy-makers: Migration Media Coverage in 17 Countries from 2015 to 2016. International Centre for Migration Policy Development.
  12. Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration. (2020). A Joint Endeavor: Shaping Migration from Africa to Europe Annual Report 2020. Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration.
  13. Fengler, S., Bastian, M., Brinkmann, J., Zappe, A., Tatah, V., Andindilile, M., Assefa, E., Chibita, M., Mbabine, A., Obonyo, L., Quashigah, T., Skleparis, D., Splendore, S., Tadesse, M., & Lengauer. (2020). Covering Migration—in Africa and Europe: Results from a Comparative Analysis of 11 Countries. Journalism Practice.
  14. Global Migration Group. (2017). Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development. Global Knowledge Partnership for Migration and Development (KNOMAD).
  15. Hendow, M. (2018). Policy Brief: Crossing Borders in the Next 15 Years: How Should and Will Border Management Develop? International Centre for Migration Policy Development.
  16. Hollington, A., Salverda, T., Schwarz, T., & Tappe, O. (n.d.). Reflections on Migration in the Global South – Voices From Around the World. Global South Studies Center, University of Cologne.
  17. International Organization for Migration. (2017). International Dialogue on Migration Publication Series. International Organization for Migration.
  18. International Organization for Migration. (2019). Glossary on Migration. International Organization for Migration.
  19. International Organization for Migration. (2017). Migration Initiatives 2018: Leading the Migration Governance Agenda. International Organization for Migration.
  20. International Organization for Migration. (2020). World Migration Report 2020. International Organization for Migration.
  21. Lecheler, S., Matthes, J., & Boomgaarden, H. (2019). Setting the Agenda for Research on Media and Migration: State-of-the-Art and Directions for Future Research. Mass Communication and Society, 22 (6), 691-707.
  22. Malteser Organization. (2019). Facts, Not Feelings: Malteser Migration Report 2019. Foundation Malteser Migration Report.
  23. Meli, A. (2012). Guidelines for the Application of the Rome Charter: A Working Tool for Accurate Media Coverage on Migration and Asylum. Federazione Nazionale della Stampa Italiana (Italian National Press Federation).
  24. Minority Rights Group International. (2020). Covering Migration: Tools and Resources for Quality Migration Coverage. European Union.
  25. National Association of Hispanic Journalists. (2020). Cultural Competence Handbook. National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
  26. National Council of Journalists’ Association and the Italian National Press Federation. (2008). Charter of Rome (Code of Conduct Regarding Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Victims of Trafficking and Migrants). National Council of Journalists’ Association and the Italian National Press Federation.
  27. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and International Labour Organization. (2018). How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economies. OECD Publishing.
  28. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. (2020). International Migration Outlook 2020. OECD Publishing.
  29. Papademetriou, D. G., Benton, M., & Hooper, K. (2019) Equipping Immigrant Selection Systems for a Changing World of Work. Migration Policy Institute.
  30. Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs Directorate-General for Internal Policies. (2020). Climate Change and Migration: Legal and Policy Challenges and Responses to Environmentally Induced Migration. European Union
  31. Respect Words Project (Ed). (2017). Reporting on Migration & Minorities: Approach and Guidelines. Ethical Journalism Against Hate Speech.
  32. United Nations. Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (2018).
  33. United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs. (2017). International Migration Policies: Data Booklet. United Nations.
  34. White, A., (Ed.). (2015). Moving Stories: International Review of How Media Cover Migration. Ethical Journalism Network.
  35. World Journalism Education Council. (2007). Declaration of Principles. World Journalism Education Council.
  36. World Bank Group. (2020). COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens. Migration and Development Brief 32. World Bank.

Journalism and Media Awards Related to Migration

ILO Website Resources on Migration

ILO Resources on Migration

  1. Andrees, B., Nasri, Alix., & Swiniarski, P. (2015). Regulating Labour Recruitment to Prevent Human Trafficking and to Foster Fair Migration: Models, Challenges and Opportunities. International Labour Organization.
  2. Association of Southeast Asian Nations. ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (2007).
  3. Asian Development Bank Institute, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, & the International Labour Organization. (2015). Building Human Capital Through Labor Migration in Asia. Asian Development Bank Institute, International Labour Organization, and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
  4. Asian Development Bank Institute, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, & the International Labour Organization. (2019). Building Partnerships for Effectively Managing Labor Migration: Lessons from Asian Countries. Asian Development Bank Institute, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and International Labour Organization.
  5. Asian Development Bank Institute, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, & the International Labour Organization. (2014). Labor Migration, Skills & Student Mobility in Asia. Asian Development Bank Institute.
  6. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH and International Labour Organization. (2015). Labour Market Trends Analysis and Labour Migration from South Asia to Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, India and Malaysia. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH and International Labour Organization.
  7. Gordon, J. (2015). Global Labour Recruitment in a Supply Chain Context. International Labour Organization.
  8. International Labour Organization. (2015). Analytical Report on the International Labour Migration Statistics Database in ASEAN: Improving Data Collection for Evidence-Based Policy-Making. International Labour Organization.
  9. International Labour Organization. (2011). Convention No. 189 Decent Work for Domestic Workers [Factsheet]. International Labour Organization.
  10. International Labour Organization (2019). Digitalization to promote decent work for migrant workers in ASEAN: Thematic background paper for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour. International Labour Organization.
  11. International Labour Office. (2014). Fair Migration: Setting an ILO Agenda. International Labour Office.
  12. International Labour Office. (2015). ILO Global estimates on migrant workers: Results and Methodology – Special focus on migrant domestic workers. International Labour Organization.
  13. International Labour Organization. (2017). Fair Recruitment Initiative: Fostering Fair Recruitment Practices, Preventing Human Trafficking and Reducing the cost of Labour Migration. International Labour Organization.
  14. International Labour Organization. (2016). Fourth Supplementary Report: Outcome of the Meeting of Experts on Fair Recruitment. International Labour Organization. International Labour Organization.
  15. International Labour Standards Department. (2015). Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006): Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). International Labour Organization.
  16. International Labour Organization. (2015). Protection of Migrant Workers in the Recruitment and Third Party Employment Process: International Standards and Guiding Principles Given by the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181) and Private Employment Agencies Recommendation, 1997 (No. 188). International Labour Organization.
  17. International Labour Organization. (2014). Rules of the Game: A Brief Introduction to International Labour Standards. International Labour Organization.
  18. International Labour Organization and Walk Free Foundation. (2017). Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage. International Labour Organization and Walk Free Foundation.
  19. ILO Regional Office for Arab States. (2015). Cooperating Out of Isolation:The Case of Migrant Domestic Workers in Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan [Working Paper]. International Labour Organization.
  20. ILO Regional Office for Arab States and ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. (2015). Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour flows between Asia and Arab States [Background Paper]. International Labour Organization.
  21. ILO Regional Office for the Arab States and Migration and Governance Network. (2014). Training Modules on Labour Migration for Media Professionals [Draft]. International Labour Organization.
  22. Jureidini, R. (2016). Ways Forward in Recruitment of Low-skilled Migrant Workers in the Asia-Arab States Corridor [White Paper]. International Labour Organization.
  23. Khan, T. (2020). Female Labour Migration from Pakistan: A Situation Analysis. International Labour Organization.
  24. Zhou, M. (2017). Fair Share? International Recruitment in the Philippines. International Labour Organization.

Resources on Filipino Migrants

International and Local Journalism Migration Networks

  1. Ako ay Pilipino – Newspaper for the Filipino community in Italy
  2. InfoMigrants – Migrant website by three major media sources from France, Germany, and Italy.
  3. Migrantes de otro mundo (Migrants from Another World) – Collaboration of 24 media organizations based in 14 countries to track migration in Latin America.
  4. Migration News – Global news website with news categorized by region. However the latest issue is from October 2014.
  5. OFW Journalism Consortium
  6. The Migrant Files – Consortium of journalists from over 15 European countries.
  7. The Migrant Newsletter – Newsletter of Filipino migrants in Germany
  8. Via Times Newsmagazine – a newsmagazine for the US-Filipino community in the Greater Chicago area

Resources on Philippine Migration and Migration Reporting

  1. Abad, R., DeJong, G., & Root, B. (1986). Family Reunification and Philippine Migration to the United States: The Immigrants’ Perspective. The International Migration Review, 20 (3), 598-611.
  2. Baizán, P., Creighton, M., Liu, M., & Riosmena, F. (2016). Prospects for the Comparative Study of International Migration Using Quasi-Longitudinal Micro-Data. Demographic Research, 35, 745-782.
  3. Basa, C., De Guzman, V. & Marchetti, S. (2012). International Migration and Over-indebtedness: the Case of Filipino Workers in Italy. International Institute for Environment and Development.
  4. Battistella, G. (1999). Philippine Migration Policy: Dilemmas of a Crisis. Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 14 (1), 229-248.
  5. Cruz, R. (2012). Figures of Migration Gender, Kinship, and the Politics of Representation. Philippine Studies: Historical & Ethnographic Viewpoints, 60 (4), 513-554.
  6. Francisco, V. (2009). Moral Mismatch: Narratives of Migration from Immigrant Filipino Women in New York City and the Philippine State. Philippine Sociological Review, 57, 105-135
  7. Hwang, M. (2017). Offloaded: Women’s Sex Work Migration Across the South China Sea and the Gendered Antitrafficking Emigration Policy of the Philippines. Women’s Studies Quarterly, 45 (1/2), 131-147.
  8. Keely, C. (1973). Philippine Migration: Internal Movements and Emigration to the United States. The International Migration Review 7 (2), 177-187.
  9. Liu, J, Ong, P. & Rosenstein, C. (1991). Dual Chain Migration: Post-1965 Filipino Immigration to the United States. The International Migration Review, 25 (3), 487-513.
  10. Opiniano, Jeremiah. (2019). Reporting on International Migration. In A. Luce, Ethical Reporting of Sensitive Topics. Routledge.
  11. Ortiga, Yasmin. (2018). Learning to Fill the Labor Niche: Filipino Nursing Graduates and the Risk of the Migration Trap. The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences: New Immigrant Labor Market Niches, 4(1), 172-187.
  12. Reiterer, G. (1973). Filipino Austrians: Transforming Identities and Changing Selfhood Under Conditions of Migration. Philippine Sociological Review 56, 36-55.
  13. Rodriguez, R. (2008). The Labor Brokerage State and the Globalization of Filipina Care Workers. Signs, 33 (4), 794-800.
  14. Rodriguez, R. (2011). Philippine Migrant Workers’ Transnationalism in the Middle East. International Labor and Working-Class History, 79, 48-61.
  15. Seemann, B. and Fischer, M. (2015). The Philippine Diaspora: Between American Dream and Serfdom. In G. Wahlers, From the Report Migration and Refugees. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
  16. World Bank Group. (2008). Managing Migration: Lessons from the Philippines. World Bank.

Organizations and Websites

  1. Asian Migrant Centre
  2. Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants
  3. Big Data for Migration Alliance
  4. Commission on Filipinos Overseas
  5. Council of Europe (COE)
  6. Ethical Trading Initiative
  7. European Commission
  8. Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD)
  9. Global Migration Centre (GMC)
  10. Global Migration Group
  11. Humanity United
  12. Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM)
  13. International Centre for Migration Policy Development
  14. Internal Displacement Monitoring Center
  15. International Federation of Journalists
  16. International Migration Initiative
  17. International Labour Organization (ILO)
  18. International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  19. International Migration Organization
  20. International Trade Union Confederation
  21. Mekong Migration Network
  22. Migrante International
  23. Migrant Forum in Asia
  24. Migration Policy Institute
  25. National Reintegration Center for OFWs
  26. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  27. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
  28. National Maritime Polytechnic
  29. Philippine Migration Research Network
  30. Philippine Overseas Employment Administration
  31. Philippine Overseas Labor Office, Department of Labor and Employment
  32. Philippine Statistics Authority
  33. Red Cross Global Campaign on Migration
  34. Responsible Business Alliance
  35. Scalabrini Migration Center
  36. The Asia Foundation
  37. United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
  38. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  39. United Nations Development Program
  40. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  41. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  42. United Nations Network on Migration
  43. United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
  44. United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in the Philippines
  45. United Nations Secretariat Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
  46. United Nations University (UNU) Migration Network
  47. World Bank Group
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