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The IOM Regional Strategy for the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and the United Kingdom provides an articulation of the trends observed in the region’s migration landscape. It capitalizes on opportunities from recent developments in the region, such as the Pact on Migration and Asylum,... Read More
The IOM Regional Strategy for West and Central Africa aims at bolstering positive migration dynamics in the region by pursuing the strategic objectives of resilience, mobility and governance, as defined in the IOM Strategic Vision. Taking into account the versatile socioeconomic and geopolitical... Read More
The IOM Regional Strategy for East and Horn of Africa aims to leverage migration for sustainable development and ensure that “no one is left behind”. It is centred around the human rights of migrants, the Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2063 of the African Union, and the strategic priorities... Read More
The Rwandan diaspora mapping report in the United Kingdom aimed to ascertain and transmit a profile that outlines the number, gender composition, geographical distribution and professional skills, training and expertise of the Rwandans living in the United Kingdom.
The Rwandan diaspora mapping report in the Netherlands aims to ascertain and transmit a profile that outlines the number, gender composition, geographic distribution, and professional skills, training and expertise of Rwandans living in the country.
The Rwandan diaspora mapping report in Germany aimed to ascertain and transmit a profile that outlines the number, gender composition, geographic distribution and professional skills, training and expertise of the Rwandans living in Germany.
The Rwandan diaspora mapping report in Belgium aims to ascertain and transmit a profile that outlines the number, gender composition, geographic distribution, and professional skills, training and expertise of Rwandans living in the country.
Realizing the importance of its diaspora in economic development, the Government of Rwanda would like to identify the conditions and factors that are necessary to engage the diaspora in the development of their country of origin. The Government believes that there is a real need for a well-... Read More
This document is an abridged version of the longer report titled Mapping and Mobilizing the Rwandan Diaspora in Europe for Development in Rwanda: Comparative Report.
NIDO Europe is the European arm of a global Nigerian diaspora network, and acts as an umbrella organization of different country chapters. As the Belgium and Luxembourg chapter, we mainly aim at harnessing professional talents among the Nigerian community in the diaspora and facilitating the... Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Migration and Development Introduction
The relationship between migration and development is complex. While rich regions tend to attract immigrants, the poorest regions are not those with the highest emigration. Indeed, individuals need to own a certain degree of resources to finance international migration and a certain level of... Read More
Recognize migrants’ agency: Migrants from West and North Africa adopt flexible mobility-based strategies to contribute to their own and their communities’ resilience and development. They also contribute to national development. They mostly move within their countries, regions and continent, and... Read More
Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean - Chapter 33Diaspora and development policies in the Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and its Member States are increasingly adopting policies and measures aiming at maximizing possible benefits of migration for development. This chapter analyses how ECOWAS Member States engage with their diasporas. It draws on an analysis of... Read More
Despite all its potential, Africa is still facing numerous stumbling blocks in the way of its endogenous development. Indeed, generally high population growth has combined with a difficult political, economic or social situation to spur many of its citizens to emigrate in order to improve their... Read More
Remittances are one of the most visible links between migrants and their countries of origin. They form a large share of global financial flows, often exceeding the amounts received as official development assistance and foreign direct investment. An important item in many national accounts, they... Read More
Becoming an immigration magnet: Migrants' profiles and the impact of migration on human development in Trinidad and Tobago
How have recent migration flows to and from Trinidad and Tobago affected the development of the country and the migrants themselves? This study examines the profiles of immigrants, emigrants and returned migrants and investigates the effects of migration on areas like migrants’ incomes, development... Read More
Back across the Ocean: Migration and musical remittances from Latin America and the Caribbean to Africa
Over the past years, migration research and policymaking have focused much attention on South-North flows and on certain aspects of the migration and development nexus, such as remittances and ‘brain drain’. Cultural remittances have received little attention in policymaking. Nevertheless, culture... Read More