"Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit"

We are working to build the capacity of migration to alleviate poverty through policy advocacy, programme development, and relevant research

About Us

RMMRU is a center for migrant research, advocacy and training based at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Through ongoing programs, media campaigns and research projects, RMMRU works to illuminate the capacity of migration to initiate pro-poor growth and poverty reduction in South Asia. Read More..

Upcoming Events

The Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) of the University of Dhaka cordially invites you to the dissemination workshop on
Household survey on Impact of Migration on Poverty and Development
on 31 August 2014, from 11 am to 2 pm at the BRAC Centre Inn, 75 Mohakhali,
Dhaka The study was supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Bangladesh
Dr. Khondaker Showkat Hossain, Secretary, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment of GoB and
Dr. Hossain Zillur Rahman, Former Advisor, Caretaker Government of GoB will grace the occasion as Chief Guests at the inaugural and concluding sessions respectively.
Dr. Shamsul Alam, Member, Planning Commission.
Dr. Mahabub Hossain, Executive Director, BRAC .
Dr. Zahid Hussain, Lead Economist, World Bank.
Ms. Nazneen Sultana, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank.
Mr. Reaz Hamidullah, Director General, Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Siroco Messerli, Deputy Head of cooperation, SDC, have kindly consented to be the Guests of  Honour at the concluding session.

Working Papers

Over the course of the past eighteen years, RMMRU has accumulated a large amount of valuable research. Most of this research has gone into developing relevant papers, however only a handful of these papers are actually published. Subsequently, we have a bunch of research that is currently inaccessible to the public. Recently we decided to change that. For the next few months we will be releasing a working paper from our archives every Wednesday. Check out the ones that have been released so far below!