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Mappatura dei Tunisini residenti in Italia: Profilo socioeconomico e propensione all'investimento in Tunisia

Il presente studio è stato sviluppato dal gruppo di ricerca dell'Associazione della diaspora PONTES Ricerche e Interventi, per conto dell'Organizzazione Internazionale per le Migrazioni (OIM) Tunisia nell'ambito del progetto Mobi-TRE "La migrazione come risorsa: mobilitazione della diaspora tunisina e stabilizzazione delle comunità svantaggiate in Tunisia" finanziato dall'Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo (AICS).
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

CONTRIBUCIONES Y CONTABILIZACIÓN: GUÍA PARA MEDIR EL IMPACTO ECONÓMICO DE LAS DIÁSPORA MÁS ALLÁ DE LAS REMESAS

La Guía Contribuciones y Contabilización proporciona orientación para los gobiernos y las autoridades nacionales que buscan comprender y medir las contribuciones económicas realizadas por las diásporas a su país de origen, más allá de las contribuciones que hacen a través de las remesas financieras. Estas contribuciones económicas incluyen inversión, comercio, turismo y filantropía.
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Pilot mapping and profiling of the Mauritian diaspora in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom: Stories of belonging, impact and opportunity

Executive Summary The Government of Mauritius recognizes the added value, valuable role and potential of its diaspora to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country and aims to mobilize, leverage and harness the diaspora’s intellectual, cultural and social potential, capital and skills. The pilot mapping and profiling of the Mauritian diaspora aims to better understand the profile, size, skills, expertise and aspirations of the Mauritians living in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and proposes recommendations to engage the Mauritian Diaspora.
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Misinformation and migration during the COVID-19 pandemic: From the migrant caravan in Honduras to the Filipino diaspora

Authored by Ruth A. de Frutos García, this Migration Research Series paper explores the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on misinformation related to migration and migrants through two case studies: that of the migrant caravan in Honduras that took place in 2020 and that of the Filipino diaspora. The paper relies on a social media analysis of different types of misinformation related to these two case studies during the first eight months of the pandemic, from March to December 2020.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Skills Mapping Through Big Data. A case study of Armenian Diaspora in the United States of America and France

Executive Summary Purpose: To profile the Armenian diaspora in two target countries, the United States and France using “Big Data” mining techniques. Databases are analysed to create demographic and skills profiles containing identifiers such as education level, and field of employment and field of study. To better understand skilled diaspora communities and how they might be reached for development through knowledge transfer initiatives, interviews with key stakeholders, experts, and diaspora members supplement quantitative analysis.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

DIASPORA INCLUSION - Harnessing the potential of the African diaspora in sustainable development

Diaspora engagement has generated increasing political interest in recent years. It has been explicitly included in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Objective 19: “Create conditions for migrants and diasporas to fully contribute to sustainable development in all countries”, as well as in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which recognizes that migration is a powerful driver of sustainable development, for migrants and their communities.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Sub-Regional Study on the Debt of Migrants Assisted with Voluntary Return and its Impact on the Sustainability of Reintegration in Countries of Origin

Migration is often seen as a resource optimization strategy at the individual and family levels. These strategies are meant to respond to a social and economic situation perceived as difficult, unsatisfactory or even precarious. The migratory experience allows to envisage a better future, new socio-economic opportunities and the possibility to better meet the needs of one’s family.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Engaging diasporas in local development: An operational guide based on the experience of Moldova

This guide explains UNDP’s role in, and commitment to, supporting states to leverage diaspora investments in local development, building on the example of Moldova, which between 2015 and 2018 implemented the Migration and Local Development Project (MiDL), funded by the Government of Switzerland. This project was designed to support local governments in Moldova to develop and implement policies, methodologies and procedures related to emigration, and to link them to local development processes.
Roberto Gil CANCEL COMAS

Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances

Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances provides guidance for governments and national authorities looking to understand and measure the economic contributions made by their diaspora to their country of origin – that is, contributions beyond financial remittances. These economic contributions include investment, trade, tourism and philanthropy.
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Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances

Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances provides guidance for governments and national authorities looking to understand and measure the economic contributions made by their diaspora to their country of origin – that is, contributions beyond financial remittances. These economic contributions include investment, trade, tourism and philanthropy.

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