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Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development- ODI  collates, and draws out key findings

Migration is one of the defining features of the 21st century. It contributes significantly to all aspects of economic and social development everywhere, and as such will be key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

But migration can also negatively impact development, and though the relationship between the two is increasingly recognised, it remains under-explored. We must ensure migration contributes to positive development outcomes and, ultimately, to realising the Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the ‘2030 Agenda’). To do this, we need to understand the impact of migration on the achievement of all SDGs, and – equally – the impact this achievement will have on future migration patterns.

Here the ODI  collates, and draws out key findings from, a series of twelve ODI policy briefings which analyse the interrelationship between migration and key development areas. Each briefing explores how the links between migration and these different development issues affect the achievement of the SDGs, and offers pragmatic recommendations to incorporate migration into the 2030 Agenda to ensure it contributes to positive development outcomes.

  1. Migration and development. How human mobility can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
  2. Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Table of contents

  • Poverty, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Decent work, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Urbanisation, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Gender equality, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Education, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Health, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Social protection, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Water and sanitation, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Energy, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Citizenship, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Technology, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  
  • Climate change, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  

3. Video infographic: migration and the 2030 Agenda-Video infographic for series exploring the relationship between migration and twelve critical development issues central to the SDGs.

More about ODI, Overseas Development Institute is an independent think tank with more than 240 staff, including researchers, communicators and specialist support staff.