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In this Migration Policy Institute Europe event in Brussels, the co-author of a diaspora engagement handbook published by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) and International Organization for Migration (IOM), Kathleen Newland (00:00:01), leads a discussion on the newly released book entitled "Developing a Road Map for Engaging Diasporas in Development." Panelists are: Frank Laczko, Head of Research and Publications, IOM (00:03:54); handbook co-author Dovelyn Agunias, a policy and research analyst for both MPI and IOM (00:08:44); Eva Åkerman-Börje, Swedish Ambassador for the Global Forum on Migration and Development (00:20:10); Rodrigo Ballester, Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Home Affairs, European Commission (00:34:39); Santo Deng, President, Board of the Diaspora Forum for Development (00:54:25). For more information on visit www.thediasporahandbook.org For more information, visit www.MPIEurope.org+ More details
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In this Migration Policy Institute event, Kathleen Newland, MPI Co-Founder and Director of the Refugee Policy and Migrants, Migration, and Development Programs (00:00:06 and 00:13:49) and William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) (00:03:41) discuss the highlights and best practices from the recently published handbook, Developing a Road Map for Engaging Diasporas in Development. To order the handbook or download for free, visit www.thediasporahandbook.org. Additional Resources: *Diasporas: New Partners in Global Development Policy http://www.migrationpolicy.org/bookstore/diasporas.php *Closing the Distance: How Governments Strengthen Ties with Their Diasporas http://www.migrationpolicy.org/bookstore/closing_distance.php+ More details
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