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Apr 17, 2014

JMDI in the latest International Commentary: “THE LOCAL-TO- LOCAL DIMENSION OF THE MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT NEXUS”

The April publication of the International Commentary focuses on “Senegal- between migrations to Europe and returns”. An entire article written by Amadou Lamine Cissé and Jo Lind Roberts is dedicated to the JMDI and introduces the two Senegalese projects it supports.


Apr 16, 2014

Call for application- Labour Migration Academy 4th Edition

== The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) in close collaboration with the ILO’s International Migration Programme (ILO MIGRANT) and in partnership with the Global Migration Group (GMG) will organize the 4th edition of its Labour Migration Academy in Turin from June 16th to June 27th.


Apr 11, 2014

Crowdfunding as a relevant solution for M&D projects

While most Migration & Developement projects seek to engage diaspora with the countries of origin, Crowdfunding can appear as a relevant solution.


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Aida Balamaci wrote:

E-discussion: Promoting a territorial approach to migration and development

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M4D Blog

Cristina Ughi and Judith Sebo wrote:

INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY 2013: TIME FOR ACTION!

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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.

 

M4D GOES LOCAL

 
 
 

What's NEW

Event
Country: Global
Local Economic Development Strengthening Rural-Urban Linkages for Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the Organisation of Regions United (ORU ...

 

Document
Country: Mexico
When Do Remittances Facilitate Asset Accumulation? The Importance of Remittance Income Uncertainty

 The Institute for Study of Labor (IZA) is a private independent economic research institute focused on the analysis of global labor markets. ...

 

Project
Country: Philippines
New Lives for Old (Philippines)

 
 
 
 

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Capacities

Migrant capacities represent one of the most valuable resources available for the growth, development and poverty alleviation of countries of origin.

 

Communities

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 ...

 

Remittances

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 ...

 

Rights

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 ...

 

General

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 ...