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The JMDI funded project AL 188 Capitalize on Migrant Capacities implemented by ALDA intended to maximize the development impact of migration by addressing the issue of brain waste and de-skilling of prospective migrants and returnees in order to transform it into brain gain. The proposal has been conceived also in order to strengthen the links and the dialogue among Algerian migrants in Italy and France and migrant associations and local authorities in Algeria in the field of migration issues. The project achieved these goals by providing coherent pre-departure orientation, by...
Facilitated by migrant associations and migration-related NGOs in the Philippines, the province of Batangas and the provincial government of Rome are in the process of signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate information exchange, investments promotions for remittances for local development from the Province of Rome in the Province of Batangas, study tours of officials and key staff on issues of common interest and provision of social services for migrants and families in Rome and Batangas (OFW centers, pre-departure orientations, community base reintegration...
La Organización Internacional para las Migraciones a través del Proyecto Codesarrollo entre Costa Rica y Nicaragua, financiado por la AECID, y el Banco de la Producción (BANPRO) en alianza con el Dialogo Interamericano, ejecutaron el programa piloto de educación financiera a receptores de remesas en Nicaragua, el cual consistió en brindar asesoría financiera de persona a persona sobre los temas de remesas, presupuesto, ahorro, crédito y seguro.   El programa de educación financiera consiste en la oferta de formación y asesoría con enfoque en el receptor de remesas que tiene un...
POURAKHI (meaning self-reliant), is an NGO of women migrant workers established in 2003, aims to ensure the rights of women migrant workers and their families in the entire process of migration. This organization focuses its work on women migrant worker’s concerns, regarding issues that arise at the different stages of migration, namely pre-employment, pre-departure, employment and post-arrival (including reintegration ) through support programs. Vision An enabling environment where all Nepalese women migrant workers enjoy all their rights. (To ensure Safe migration) Mission...
Since February 2011, the crisis in Libya caused a massive return of economic migrants to Ghana. With assistance from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), UNHCR, and the Government of Ghana, over 18,500 Ghanaian migrants were successfully evacuated, with the majority returning to the Brong Ahafo region (52%) followed by the Ashanti region (13%). Many of the returnees returned to Ghana showing obvious signs of psychological stress and trauma. Although the Government of Ghana, through the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and...
The West African Health Informatics Fellowship Program (WAHIFP), to be based in Ghana, is a platform to mobilize external health informatics expertise of both Ghanaian and other West African Diasporas as well as health informaticians of non-African origin outside the West African sub-region to help build health informatics capacity first in Ghana. In a second step, the project will use Ghana as a platform for extending the health informatics capacity building efforts to other West African countries.
The program/initiatives/activities focus on establishing direct relations on two levels. The first level is cooperation between city departments, such as planning and waste management. The second level is between communities and organizations in both cities, such as schools, women groups and NGOs.
Munich is one of the most dynamic economic locations in Europe and at the same time the city of a multitude of languages and migration stories. In December 2011, 532,344 people in Munich, that is 37,7% of Munich's citizens, had a migration background (among them 197,609 had German citizenship). Part of Munich's economic success are more than 10,000 businesses run by migrant citizens. Self-employed workers with a migration background are present in many commercial fields and sectors in Munich, primarily in small and mid-sized companies. They enrich Munich’s economy and, with their...

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