Migration, Diasporas and Development: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives

Parts of the workshop, sessions 1 and 2, were filmed.

16 March, Stockholm, Sweden

Session 1: Laying the Groundwork for Diasporas’ Development Potential (46 min.)
Beyond Remittances: Diasporas and Homeland Investment, Liesl Riddle, George Washington University (15 min)
Diasporas, Humanitarianism, and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Stephen Lubkemann, George Washington University (15 min)
Creating an Enabling Environment for Diaspora Development Contributions, Jennifer Brinkerhoff, George Washington University (15 min)

Session 2: Migration and Development: National Perspectives (50 min.)
Lessons from Mexico, Carlos González Gutiérrez, Executive Director, Institute of Mexicans Abroad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico (15 min)
The Caribbean Experience, Geneive Brown Metzger, Jamaican Consul General, New York (15 min)
Address by State Secretary Minna Ljunggren, Ministry for Justice, Sweden (15 min)

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