Migration and Local Economic Development

INVITATION: GFMD Reflection on Migration-related SDGs in the 2030 Agenda

Dates

Wed, 07/12/2017

Type of event

Conference

Thematic area

Other

Country

Global

City

New York

On the eve of the Tenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit to be held in Berlin on June 28-30, the GFMD 2017-2018 Co-Chairs Germany and Morocco are pleased to announce that a GFMD side event entitled “GFMD Reflection on Migration-related SDGs in the 2030 Agenda” will be held at the margins of the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, from 13h15 to 14h30 at Room 4 of the UN Conference Building.

URL

Étude de cas #15 : Le partenariat public- privé dans les projets de développement local soutenus par la diaspora

French

Pays : Tunisie

Domaine thématique : Partenariats pour une gestion efficace des migrations pour le développement local

Mots clés : diaspora, approche multi-acteurs, autonomie économique

How to Improve Domestic Payment Infrastructure and Access to New Technologies

ACP EU Migration Action published a new report emphasising the important role of remittances in development as they are a steady, reliable source of investment that helps millions of individuals and households to raise living standards. High cost and the obstacles to access affordable formal remittance channels are few examples. By proposing solutions as to improve domestic payment infrastructures and grant migrants access to new technologies, we contribute to creating an environment that benefits the lives of migrants, their families and communities. 

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Document type

Document language

Author / Editor / Organisation

IOM

Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development

Thematic area

Remittances and financial sector development

Related Area

Date published

2017

Number of pages

188 pages

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Publisher / Organisation

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