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The Lowy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank located in Sydney, Australia. The Institute provides high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on foreign policy trends shaping Australia and the world. On Soundcloud we host podcasts from our events with high-level guest speakers as well as our own experts. Essential listening for anyone seeking to better understand foreign policy challenges!
June 29th, 2016
Episode 372 of 421 episodes
The International Organisation for Migration will publish its Global Migrant Smuggling Report in June 2016. On 30 June, Dr Frank Laczko, Director of IOM Global Migration Data Analysis Centre in Berlin, discussed current trends in migrant smuggling in Europe and Asia, its complex reality with human trafficking and asylum seeking. Dr Jiyoung Song, Program Director of Migration and Border Policy at the Lowy Institute, moderated the session. Frank Laczko is the Director of IOM’s recently established Global Migration Data Analysis Centre. He was previously based in Geneva, where he led IOM’s Migration Research Division. He is the co-chair of the Data and Research Group of the Global Migration Group, editor of IOM/Springer Global Migration Issues book series and co-editor of Migration Policy Practice, a journal for migration policymakers and practitioners.