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The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:38
This document has been issued as a background paper for the Rabat Process - Euro-African Dialogue on Migration and development - Thematic Meeting on Diaspora Engagement Strategies on Entrepreneurship and Investment that took place in Bamako, Mali, on October 5th – 6th. It has been coordinated by the Secretariat of the Rabat Process, ICMPD, and authored by Valérie Wolff, International Centre for Migration Policy Development ICMPD, and Stella Opoku-Owusu, African Foundation for Development, AFFORD. The report acknowledges that in an ideal scenario, engaged and motivated diaspora entrepreneurs...
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 08:43
“Due to the empowerment training, I can now convince my husband by explaining to him the benefits of these trainings. My in-laws also do not stop me as they too understand it now. Finally everything is going good now” says, Bishnu Rana Khatri.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 03:54
Representatives of the local government units (LGUs) from Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, Tarlac and Bohol will join the Pinoy WISE International Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Around 300 participants are expected to gather on November 7 and 8, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza, Abu Dhabi for the Pinoy WISE International Conference. With the theme “Engaging Overseas Filipinos in Migration and Development Initiatives,” the conference aims to provide a forum for Filipinos, whether as individuals or through their organizations, to discuss how overseas migration can have a deeper and beneficial...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:38
The provinces of Laguna, Batangas and Cavite completed a series of training of trainers on financial literacy and values education in September 3-5, September 24-26, and September 31-October 2, 2014 respectively under the JMDI project called SUMMID Calabarzon. SUMMID Calabarzon – which seeks to strengthen, upscale and mainstream international migration into local development in the Calabarzon region – is part of the global Joint Migration and Development Initiative programme. Around 30 participants representing the provincial governments, migrant families and civil society groups from the...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 13:04
Impulso de la Red de Jóvenes Pro Desarrollo (RJPD II) es la segunda fase de un proyecto que comenzó su andadura en el año 2011 con el fin de conectar a jóvenes europeos y jóvenes de origen latino residentes en Europa con jóvenes de América Latina, para trabajar en red debatiendo e intercambiando ideas sobre la problemática del desarrollo económico y social, y a la vez que diseñar actividades que tengan una aportación al desarrollo económico y social de las comunidades de América Latina. Estos dos proyectos se han ejecutado en el marco del Programa de la Unión Europea La juventud en Acción,...
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 14:27
These operational guidelines are a practical step-by-step guide to develop effective diaspora engagement policies for the purpose of strengthening partnerships with other countries, diaspora associations and other actors. The underlying argument for improving the links to diaspora and partnerships with others is that diaspora are important assets to the development of a country, and thus need to be nurtured in a collaborative way. Aside from their renowned role as senders of remittances, diaspora also act as brokers of knowledge and agents for more successful partnerships in the private...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 15:46
These operational guidelines are a practical step-by-step guide to develop effective diaspora engagement policies for the purpose of strengthening partnerships with other countries, diaspora associations and other actors. The underlying argument for improving the links to diaspora and partnerships with others is that diaspora are important assets to the development of a country, and thus need to be nurtured in a collaborative way. Aside from their renowned role as senders of remittances, diaspora also act as brokers of knowledge and agents for more successful partnerships in the private...
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 21:12
  Recent migration research emphasizes the development potential of migration in both sending and receiving countries. These studies provide compelling evidence of the positive effect migration can have on poverty reduction, gender equality, health, education and the environment. However, other studies highlight the negative impact migration can have on sending countries, including issues associated with the ‘brain drain’. It is also widely accepted that the potential of migration to promote development depends on institutional arrangements and frameworks that have been put in place by states...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 10:18
  This assessment considers the work of Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in the context of Round Table 2, “Migrant integration, reintegration and circulation for development”, of the 2009 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Athens. MRCs are defined here as physical structures that provide services to migrants which facilitate and empower them to migrate in a legal, voluntary, orderly and protected fashion. In connection with the work of 17 different MRCs around the world, this assessment aims to provide an overview of good practices in empowering migrants to facilitate...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 12:41
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