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Jun 01, 2020
Global Mobility Restriction Overview 1 June 2020
The global number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase, reaching 6 million (6, 057, 853) as per the World Health Organization’s report on 1st June 2020. As the reported case numbers continue to increase globally, the epicenter of the pandemic has steadily started shifting to different parts of the world resulting in differing changes in restrictive mobility measures. In response, certain Governments and authorities have continued to extend mobility restrictions while others have shifted to a gradual easing of restrictive measures.
May 29, 2020
COVID-19 Global Situation Report 16: 23 - 29 May 2020
Since it was initially reported on 31 December 2019, the illness known as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly across the globe, leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare it a pandemic on 11 March 2020. As of 29 May, there are nearly 5.6 million confirmed cases and over 353,300 deaths have been reported globally since the outbreak began. Confirmed cases have been reported in more than 200 countries/territories/areas, with new cases and countries reporting daily.
May 28, 2020
Global Mobility Restriction Overview 28 May 2020
The United States of America added a new restriction on the entry of passengers who have transited or have been in Brazil in the past 14 days, effective from 28th May 2020. As of 27th May 2020, Japan added new restrictions on passenger and airline crew that have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, South Africa, and Tajikistan in the past 14 days.
May 22, 2020
COVID-19 Global Situation Report 15: 16 - 22 May 2020
As of 22 May, over 4.9 million confirmed cases and over 323,000 deaths have been reported globally since the outbreak began. Confirmed cases have been reported in more than 200 countries/territories/ areas, with new cases and countries reporting daily.
May 21, 2020
Global Mobility Restriction Overview 21 May 2020
Italy announced new exceptions for the entry of passengers arriving from specific countries, territories or areas including Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In effect from 3rd June 2020, arriving passengers will not be required to quarantine.
May 06, 2020
Overview and Outcomes of Global Diaspora Virtual Exchange 22 April 2020
The brief report outlines the main interventions from panelists and participants as well as some of the best practices identified and potential next steps proposed during the first Global Diaspora Virtual Exchange on Response to COVID-19 organised on 22 April 2020 by iDiaspora and IOM with the support of their co-conveners: the African Diaspora Network, the Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform, DEMAC, and Omek.
May 04, 2020
COVID-19 Guidance for Employers and Labour Recruiters
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, with more than one million confirmed cases globally, businesses and employers – alongside governments and other stakeholders – have a vital role to play in safeguarding the rights and wellbeing of the estimated 164 million international migrant workers and their communities around the world.
Jun 02, 2020 Opportunity
Inernational Expert/Specialist on Diaspora Communication and Outreach
Project: Enhancing development through diaspora engagement in Armenia The objective of the consultancy: Enhance the capacity of the Armenian Government - Office of High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs to communicate with various segments of Armenian diaspora to support sustainable cooperation for development, encourage sustainable return, repatriation, and investments.
May 04, 2020 Video
COVID-19: Financial Impacts on Migrants and their Host Communities
"What we are experience now is a health crisis. But there are economic and labour market implications to this globally in the short term…" - Michael Newson, Senior Labour Mobility and Human Development Specialist, IOM.