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M4D goes local
Many issues in the field of Migration and Development are at stake at the local level and local authorities have important competences in this field, from receiving the newcomers to fostering migrant social inclusion or development. Discover the local dimension of M&D by exploring the new M4D Goes Local section and share good practices in this field.
Mindanao-wide conference on the role of migrants and their remittances in sustainable development
The PhilSmile, WIMLER Partnership for Social Progress, Ateneo de Davao University and MINCODE are organizing a conference in Davao City on “The ...
First training for 12 Local Government Units on migration and development under JMDI's Bicol project, Philippines
Attended by 12 local government units in Bicol, the first training on mainstreaming migration and development (M&D) in local planning and ...
Consolidated Reply- JMDI e-Discussion on Localizing the post-2015 agenda
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Migrant capacities represent one of the most valuable resources available for the growth, development and poverty alleviation of countries of origin.
Migrant communities are the binding element of the migration and development nexus. In a broad sense, migrant communities include diasporas, men and women migrants, including also asylum seekers ...
Migrant remittances are recognized to be a very significant channel through which diasporas currently contribute to local development and poverty alleviation in their countries of origin. Net ...
Respect for migrant rights underpins and reinforces the positive linkages that can be made between migration and development. Protection of migrant rights, both in countries of origin (prior ...
The European Commission-United Nations Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) reflects the acceptance of and growing interest in the strong links between migration and development. The ...