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Coping with unwanted migration

Climate change, shrinking resources, conflict ensure ongoing migration - and governments cannot afford to ignore its challenges.

TREK TO NOWHERE: Governments have a wide range of responses to critical migration challenges, yet hesitate due to the complexity of the issue, limited resources, human rights concerns and heated public sentiments, and thus fail to cope with surges of unwanted migration.

New York

GOVERNMENTS appear overwhelmed by the mounting challenges of unwanted migration. Only so many options are available, and none are acceptable to all voters. But as the British government recently discovered, surging migration has become an issue of political survival.