Migrant Remittances

Promoting Cooperation among Migrants communities and Local Governments for Local Development

English

Short title

Promoting Cooperation among Migrants communities and Local Governments for Local Development

Brief description of the initiative

The project developed the capacities of local authorities by developing a migration system in the region of Imereti, Georgia in order to make better use of the capacities of migrants and their communities for social and economic development at the community level.

Start date - End date

Wed, 09/30/2009 to Thu, 12/30/2010

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REDES-CAP: Redes de apoyo a las capacidades de las personas migrantes para el desarrollo

English

Short title

REDES-CAP

Brief description of the initiative

The project aimed to strengthen the entrepreneurial, professional and financial capacities of migrants who live in Madrid and their families in the Ecuadorian provinces of Guayas, Pichincha and indigenous Cotacachi.

Start date - End date

Wed, 09/30/2009 to Sun, 01/30/2011

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Share-based Investment of Remittances for Reintegration

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Share-based Investment of Remittances for Reintegration

Brief description of the initiative

OKUP has been working closely with different regional networks, international and national organizations to promote and protect the rights of migrant workers.

Start date - End date

Sun, 12/31/2006 to Sun, 09/30/2012

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COVID-19 Impacts on Migrant Economic Contributions: IOM Brief

English

The socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in the context of migration have drawn a lot of attention since the start of the pandemic. This has included falling remittances, rising inequalities, broken livelihoods, and interrupted labour migration pathways. This IOM brief complements such discussions by presenting the variety of forms in which migrants and diaspora contribute economically to communities in countries of origin and destination, focussing on remittances, labour force participation, entrepreneurship, and trade.

iDiaspora - two years after: Accelerating diaspora's global engagement in the post-pandemic era

Dates

Mon, 11/16/2020

Type of event

Conference

Thematic area

Diaspora engagement

Lead organisation

Country

Global

City

Virtual

Diasporas are powerful agents of change and sustainable development. The iDiaspora platform helps migrants and diasporas connect, learn, and contribute to their communities - economically and socially with their skills, networks, remittances, new ideas, and diverse perspectives.

How have diasporas and transnational communities been catalyzing change over the last 2 years, especially during COVID-19? How can we support them to accelerate their engagement? Find out at the global conference on 16 November 2020 at 15:00 (CET).

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Directrices para la integración transversal de la migración en la planificación del desarrollo local

Spanish

La Iniciativa Conjunta de Migración y Desarrollo de la ONU (ICMD) ha publicado “Directrices para la integración transversal de la migración en la planificación del desarrollo local”, que tiene como objetivo asistir a las autoridades locales y regionales en la mejora de sus esfuerzos para integrar la migración en todos los ámbitos de gobernanza a fin de lograr una mayor coherencia de las

Global Money Transfer Summit Dubai

Dates

Sun, 04/29/2018 to Mon, 04/30/2018

Type of event

Conference

Thematic area

Remittances and financial sector development

City

Dubai

Theme: Global Money Transfer Summit Dubai

Date: 29-30 April 2018

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Organizers: The International Association of Money Transfer Networks (IAMTN)

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Guide de mise en œuvre pour l’intégration transversale de la migration dans la planification du développement local

French

L’Initiative Conjointe pour la Migration et le Développement de l’ONU (ICMD) a publié  la publication du « Guide de mise en œuvre pour l’intégration transversale de la migration dans la planification du développement local » de l’ICMD. L'objectif du guide de mise en œuvre est d’aider les autorités régionales à renforcer leurs efforts pour intégrer la migration dans tous les secteurs de la gouvernance en vue d’une meilleure cohérence des politiques de migration et de développement.