Migration and Local Economic Development
Country: El Salvador
Main Thematic Area: Economic Inclusion
Keywords: Diaspora, Business Development, Multi-Stakeholder Approach
This case study is based on a good practice of JMDI supported projects in El Salvador and explores how to establish youth-led enterprises at the local level, with the support of the diaspora, as a vehicule to promote local development and provide alternatives to irregular migration.
This report stresses the significant role that cities have played in addressing Europe’s migration crisis to the extent that they provide a wide array of critical services to newcomers, including language training, skills assessments and orientation, mentoring and placement services, alternative pathways to employment (such as entrepreneurship), credential recognition, and vocational education and training. In addition, it identifies concrete actions that could be taken to better leverage European Union soft law, funding, and knowledge exchange mechanisms to support cities’ activities in th
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The conference “Europe and its immigrants in the 21th century” will be held on May 11-12, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The objective of this conference is to share best practices, ideas, and recommendations for solving immigration-related issues in Europe. Some of the themes that will be discussed include: a) managing international migration better: principles and perspectives for gaining more from migration; b) the challenge of integration in Europe; c) migrants and the European labour market; and d) migrants and immigration policy in Europe.
Mots clés: Entrepreneuriat, développement rural, l’expoitation des envois de fonds
Key words: Entrepreneurship, rural development, harnessing remittances
Initiative conjointe pour la migration et le développement de l’ONU, Consultation de la société civile mondiale sur les migrations et le développement local : rapport de synthèse dans le cadre du 3ème Forum Mondial des Maires sur la mobilité humaine, la migration et le développement, (2016)
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.
In a recent blog posted by the UNDP for International Migrants Day, Owen Shumba reflects on the benefits of migration for migrants, their families, and their host and home countries. While noting the associated benefits, Owen finds that these benefits are best experienced when the rights of migrants are protected and upheld. Click here to read the full post.