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By William Lacy Swing and available here https://www.iom.int/migrantsday
“I’m a migrant, but didn't have to risk my life on a leaky boat or pay traffickers. Safe migration cannot be limited to the global elite.” Thus spoke United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in September 2017.
We are proud to announce a new blog entry on harnessing the potential of migration for local development by our Programme Manager Cecile Riallant, which was published on the OECD Development Matters website and which we have also published below.
Latest in Queries
In June the network Eunomad had launched a Call for Proposals for the European Workshop 2011 "With renewal of co-development practices? Focus on youth and recent migration".
Due to too less answers we would like to relaunch the call with a deadline on the 15th of september. Please find further information in form of the terms of reference and the application form in the attachment.
(The call is also published in French.)
Ces trois dernières années, le Gouvernement de la Sierra Leone, avec l’appui du PNUD et d’autres partenaires du développement, a mis en oeuvre une Initiative de renforcement des capacités de la diaspora qui a permis d’identifier des talents au sein de la diaspora. Elle a été déployée comme une mesure destinée à combler les lacunes en compétences afin de renforcer les capacités de la fonction publique. Cette initiative a permis de mobiliser plus de 30 experts issus de la diaspora.
Latest Stories from the field
Title Migration and Development Brief 29 – Transit Migration
The World Bank released the Migration and Development Brief n°29. It reports global and regional trends in remittance flows, which rebounded to a record level in 2017 to $613 billion, and remittance costs, which stagnated around 7% (much higher than the SDG target of 3%). It also recounts developments related to the Global Compact for Migration.