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The MIEUX+ team has recently completed threeActions in the Great Lakes region, collaborating with newly established partners.
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The Bureau for Diaspora Relations and MIEUX+ joined forces to enhance the country’s involvement with its diaspora and to bolster stakeholder capacities in policy drafting.
MIEUX+ will co-organise the webinar ‘Migration and the Green Economy: from the big picture to tangible partnerships’ with the EU Global Diaspora Facility (EUDiF) on 21 April at 3pm CET (Brussels time).
Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Madagascar presented the new Politique nationale d’engagement de la diaspora malagasy (National Malagasy diaspora engagement policy), prepared with support from MIEUX, in Antanarivo, Madagascar. The formulation of the policy, linked to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, has been the objective of a two-year Action that started in November 2017 and aims to promote, foster and facilitate the participation of Malagasys abroad into the country´s future development.
This article describes some of the most recent Actions in the area of diaspora engagement that MIEUX is currently supporting in Ghana and Madagascar.
In the latest edition of Expertise, MIEUX Expert Dr. Martin Russell, co-founder of the forthcoming DiasporaLab, gives his viewson the evolution and current trends in diaspora engagement, one of the areas that governments, especially across Africa, are developing as part of comprehensive migration and development strategies.
Today MIEUX publishes two new Regional Factsheets on Eastern, Central and Southern Africa and on Latin America and the Caribbean. In total, 37 Actions across these two regions have supported governments on important areas of migration such as data collection, migration and development, irregular migration, THB and smuggling of migrants (SOM).
In this interview, first published in the 2017 MIEUX Annual Report, Ms. Lanto Rahajarizafy, Director in charge of the Diaspora for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Madagascar, discusses her experience receiving support from MIEUX in the formulation of an inclusive and sustainable diaspora engagement policy that will provide a framework for the government to harness its potential for development.
In this new edition of MIEUX Reflections, Ms Stephanie Berry, Project Officer for East, Central and Southern Africa, describes her latest Action on diaspora engagement in Madagascar.
A MIEUX delegation arrived in Antananarivo on Monday 13 November 2017 to launch a new Action supporting the Directorate of Diaspora of the Malagasy Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the development of an inclusive and sustainable diaspora engagement policy.