Migration and Local Economic Development

JMDI to Jointly Host Project Lab at EDD

Dates

Wed, 06/07/2017 to Thu, 06/08/2017

Country

Belgium

City

Brussels

The JMDI will host, jointly with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European External Action Service (EEAS), a Project Lab entitled “The role of cities in implementing the migration-related targets of the SDGs” at the European Development Days (EDD) on June 8th at 15:15. This Project Lab seeks to further the international debate on migration and development by creating a platform to share the innovative tools and approaches of cities.

Estudio de caso #5: Apoyar el emprendimiento de los jóvenes con la ayuda de la diáspora

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El país: El Salvador

Área Temática Principal: Inclusión Económica

Palabras clave: Diáspora, Desarrollo de Negocios, Enfoque Multisectorial

Este estudio de caso se base en una buena práctica extraída de los proyectos apoyados por la Iniciativa Conjunta Sobre Migración y Desarrollo de la ONU (IMCD) en el Salvador y explora cómo establecer empresas dirigidas por jóvenes a nivel local, con el apoyo de la diáspora, como un vehículo para promover el desarrollo local y proporcionar alternativas a la migración irregular.

Étude de cas #5 : Établir des entreprises dirigées par des jeunes au niveau local avec le soutien de la diaspora

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Pays : El Salvador

Domaine thématique principal : Inclusion économique

Mots-clés : Diaspora, Développement des affaires, Approche multipartite

Cette étude de cas est basée sur une bonne pratique tirée des projets soutenus par l’ICMD au Sénégal et s’intéresse à comment établir au niveau local des entreprises dirigées par des jeunes, avec le soutien de la diaspora, pour soutenir le développement local et fournir des alternatives à la migration irrégulière.

Case Study #5: Establishing Youth-Led Enterprises at the local level with the support of the diaspora

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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.

MPI Report - Improving the Labour Market Integration of Migrants and Refugees: Empowering Cities through Better Use of EU Instruments

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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Document language

English

Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development

Thematic area

Local Authorities

Date published

2017

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“Europe and its immigrants in the 21th century”

Dates

Thu, 05/11/2017 to Fri, 05/12/2017

Type of event

Conference

Country

Croatia

City

Zagreb

 

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.

Consultation de la société civile mondiale sur les migrations et le développement local

French

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)

Migration: An overlooked tool for local development

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.

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Cecile Riallant
JMDI Programme Manager

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