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ILO report on International Migrant Workers

International Labour Organisation (ILO) published its report on International Migrant Workers. Report was published amid COVID-19 pandemic and increased global industrialisation that have impacted world’s economy by shift in workers crossing borders to look for employment. Key findings of report As per ILO report, number of international migrant workers has increased to 169 million globally. ..

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International Migration 2020

The United Nations recently released the report “International Migration 2020 Highlights”. According to the report, the Indian diaspora is the largest in the world. More than 18 million people from India were living outside India as of 2020. Key Findings of the report The other countries with large diaspora are Mexico, China, Russia and Syria. ..

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International Migrants Day: December 18

Every year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated on December 18 by the United Nations and several other international organizations. This year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Reimagining Human Mobility Background The resolution to celebrate International Migrants Day was adopted in 1990 during the International Convention on the Protection ..

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Migration Policy Index: Kerala at top and Delhi at bottom

The Mumbai based research non-profit India Migration Now has recently released “Interstate Migrant Policy Index” (IMPEX). The index measures integration of interstate migrants. Key Highlights The average IMPEX score of India is 37 out of 100. According to the index, the states of Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh have been most successful in integrating ..

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Government extends Visa-on- Arrival facility to UAE

The Indian government has extended Visa-on Arrival facility to nationals of United Arab Emirates with effect from November 16, 2019. This facility will help in strengthening people-to-people and trade links, as well as the strategic ties between the two countries. This facility will be available for a period of up to 60 days with double ..

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