Areas of Expertise

Labour migration

Labour migration
© UN Photo/OCHA D. Ohana


General objectives

The general objectives of My JMDI e-Toolbox on Migration and Local Development are to:

  • develop the understanding of the linkages between Migration and Development (M&D) at the international, national and local level and their contextualisation of local realities;
  • reinforce the capacities of local actors in planning and implementing coherent frameworks for M&D at the local level;
  • identify all relevant stakeholders and operationalizing partnerships to increase the impact and sustainability of local M&D initiatives;
  • expose stakeholders to a comprehensive informative and learning tool including research and literature;
  • provide concrete tools for the institutionalisation and territorialisation of the M&D Nexus and the related actions and policies at local level.

Specific objectives

At the end of the e-course, participants will be able to:

  • develop a general understanding of the major concepts, tools and strategies related to migration and local development;
  • understand the linkages between migration and local development;
  • support the establishment of partnerships, cooperation and dialogue on M&D at the local level;
  • establish an enabling framework of conditions geared towards the empowerment of migrants and their associations;
  • appreciate the role of migration as an opportunity for job creation and local economic development;
  • recognize local integration/re-integration of migrants as an asset for local development.


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