Integrating Migration, Development and Remittances into the Programme of Action of the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (UNLDC-IV) 2011

Number of Pages: 
68
Year: 
2011
Available in French
Electronic copy only
Description: 

This report aims to guide the discussions of the seminar on Migration, Development and Remittances in LDCs, held on 17 June 2010 in New York, towards the formulation of policy recommendations and the eventual inclusion of more structured references on how the development potential of migration might be factored into the outcome document and Plan of Action adopted at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV) in Turkey in 2011.

Table of contents: 
  • List of figures
  • Acronyms
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Migration and development in LDCs
  • Context: Data and key trends
  • The impact of the global financial and economic crisis on LDCs
  • The contribution of remittances and other diaspora resources to development
  • The environment, migration and development
  • Policy implications and recommendations
  • Major policy roles to guide policy action on migration and development in LDCs
  • Levels of policy implementation on migration and development in LDCs
  • Strategic directions for the migration and development agenda in LDCs and policy recommendations   
  • References
  • Annexes
  • Endnotes