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E.g., 06/25/2020

MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

Commentaries
May 2020
By Meghan Benton

COVID-19 has chilled many forms of human movement, from travel to temporary and permanent migration, refugee resettlement, and returns, among them. While a safe restart of travel is a precondition for a return to economic and societal normalcy, restarting mobility will not be like flicking a switch, particularly amid disagreements over the costs societies can and should absorb in the name of protecting public health, as this commentary explains.

Commentaries
April 2020
By Lena Kainz

The coronavirus pandemic dramatically reshaped how human mobility is managed just as the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration was beginning to move from paper to implementation. As governments face pressing public-health, economic, and other concerns in responding to COVID-19, this MPI Europe commentary explores whether the first comprehensive global agreement on migration can adjust to a changed reality.

Recent Commentaries

Commentaries
September 2016
By T. Alexander Aleinikoff
Commentaries
June 2016
By Will Somerville
Commentaries
April 2016
By Hanne Beirens and Paul Clewett
Commentaries
March 2016
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentaries
October 2015
By Kathleen Newland
Commentaries
September 2015
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentaries
August 2015
By Michael Fix
Commentaries
January 2015
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Commentaries
December 2014
By Kathleen Newland
Commentaries
September 2014
By Sarah Hooker and Michael Fix
Commentaries
July 2014
By Elizabeth Collett

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