Migration and Local Economic Development

Global Cities Fund for Inclusive Pandemic Response

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The Global Cities Fund for Inclusive Pandemic Response is an initiative to respond to the unmet needs of cities as they support migrants, refugees, and internally displaced people (IDPs) during Covid-19. Mayors Migration Council, in partnership with IOM, UCLG, UNHCR and UN-HABITAT, provides financial support and technical assistance to five cities to implement projects building an inclusive socio-economic response to COVID-19, with the aim to expand the Fund with additional rounds of grants in 2021 and beyond. 

Intégration du Lien entre Migration, Environnement et Changement Climatique dans la planification locale: cas des communes de Mané et de Bokin dans les régions du Centre-Nord et du Nord du Burkina Faso

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"Intégration du Lien entre Migration, Environnement et Changement Climatique dans la planification locale: cas des communes de Mané et de Bokin dans les régions du Centre-Nord et du Nord du Burkina Faso" est la première étude sur l’Intégration du lien entre migration, environnement et changement climatique dans la planification locale au Burkina Faso, dans le cadre du projet « Renforcement des capacités des autorités local

Tunisia Summer School on Migration

Dates

Mon, 03/15/2021 to Fri, 03/19/2021

Type of event

Training

Thematic area

Migration and national development plans

Lead organisation

Country

Tunisia

City

Tunis, Tunisia

IOM Tunisia and the National Institute of Labor and Social Studies (INTES) are organizing the sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration from March 15 – 19, each day from 9am – 5pm (Tunisia time).

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Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances

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Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances provides guidance for governments and national authorities looking to understand and measure the economic contributions made by their diaspora to their country

Emprendimiento para personas migrantes y refugiadas

Dates

Mon, 11/30/2020 to Sun, 01/10/2021

Type of event

Training

Thematic area

Skills development and retention

Lead organisation

Country

Global

City

Virtual

La adopción de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible en 2015 representa un compromiso renovado en alianza mundial para combatir los desafíos persistentes que enfrenta la humanidad. Esto involucra a países desarrollados y en desarrollo por igual. Todos sus objetivos y metas de este instrumento benefician a la sociedad en su conjunto debido a su naturaleza integral e indivisible; esto equilibra los componentes económicos, sociales y ambientales del desarrollo sostenible.

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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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Conference: Covid-19 and Systemic Resilience: What role for migrant workers?

Dates

Mon, 11/09/2020

Type of event

Conference

Lead organisation

City

What role do migrant workers play in systematic resilience to COVID-19?

Migrants are essential members of our communities and directly contribute their skills and resources to the emergency and recovery phases of COVID-19. The upcoming online conference will explore how.

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Alejandro’s Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the SDGs

Migrant entrepreneurs like Alejandro are revitalizing local economies to get us back on track to reach the SDGs. IOM Ecuador, with the support of IOM's Migration and Sustainable Development Unit, have told Alejandro's Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the SDGs to highlight how migrants are supporting their communities to progress towards the SDGs.

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IOM Ecuador

Alejandro’s Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the SDGs

Migrant entrepreneurs like Alejandro are revitalizing local economies to get us back on track to reach the SDGs. IOM Ecuador, with the support of IOM's Migration and Sustainable Development Unit, have told Alejandro's Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the SDGs to highlight how migrants are supporting their communities to progress towards the SDGs.

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