Water scarcity and related issues may impact on living standards, food availability and health which in turn can be drivers of migration.
Effective migration governance is vital for safer, more orderly and regular migration, which is a crucial factor to achieve sustainable development.
Inexpensive and alternative energy solutions can benefit vulnerable or displaced communities with limited or no access to electricity.
Addressing the health and well-being of migrants is a precondition for social and economic development.
Decent jobs and safe and secure work environments for migrants are essential if they are to become productive members of society and contribute to economic growth. In 2019, USD 714 billion in international remittances were transferred globally by migrants and diaspora back to origin countries.
Timely, reliable and comparable data on migration can help policy makers devise evidence-based policies and plans to address the migration aspects of the SDGs.