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IMRF Round table 3 Dialogue, 2 February 2022
Recording of the webinar on Round table 3 of the International Migration Review Forum held as part of the Dialogue Series in the build up to the Forum on 2 February 2022.
What role are remittances playing in the COVID-19 response and recovery? - Expert Answers
In this video, remittances and COVID-19 recover are linked and discussed. Despite COVID-19, remittance flows remained resilient in 2020, registering a smaller decline than previously projected.
Where to Find Migration Data
This video gives insight into some of the best and most easily accessible migration (and remittance) data and databases.
Helping remittances reach rural areas in Moldova
Money sent from friends and family from abroad otherwise known as Remittances, make a huge difference to the lives of millions of rural people around the world. In Moldova the country receives more remittances than any other country in Europe. For lavender farmers like Valeriu 2020 was tough.
Effects of Migration in Migrant Countries of Origin
What happens when people migrate? This video discusses how mobility can have micro level effects, for example, on the immediate family members or households that an emigrant leaves.
Scaling up remittances and financial inclusion through rural post offices in Uganda
IFAD partnered with PostBank Uganda to leverage Posta Uganda’s broad network of rural post offices and expand access to financial services in rural areas.
The Cost of Sending Remittances
This video specifically looks at the costs to send remittances as well as how costs can be lowered and helpful tools to compare remittance costs between remittance transfer service providers in a specific corridor.
COVID-19 and Migration: Episode 1: COVID-19 and Remittances
In this series, the effects of COVID-19 on migration are discussed. This episode is about the effects of COVID-19 on remittances.
International Day of Family Remittances 2020
Did you know that over one billion people on earth either send or receive remittances and that 50% of the half a trillion dollars sent home by migrant workers every year goes to rural places?
Linking insurance with remittances through technology
IFAD piloted a new microinsurance distribution channel linked to remittance services, promoting partnerships between Money Transfer Operators (MTOs) and insurance companies who wish to develop customised products for migrant workers and their families back home.
Return Migrants Contributing to Entrepreneurship and Growth
What is the relationship between migration and private sector development and trade, and how does this impact sustainable development?
Enriching Rural Communities through Migration for Sustainable Development
What is the relationship between migration and rural development, and how does this impact sustainable development?
International Migrants Day (18 December 2019) - UN Chief's Message
Video message by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on International Migrants Day (18 December 2019).
About the Migration Network Hub
What is the Migration Network Hub?
The Hub is a virtual “meeting space” where governments, stakeholders and experts can access and share migration-related information and services. It provides curated content, analysis and information on a variety of topics.
The Hub aims to support UN Member States in the implementation, follow-up and review of the Global Compact for Migration by serving as a repository of existing evidence, practices and initiatives, and facilitating access to knowledge sharing via online discussions, an expert database and demand-driven, tailor-made solutions (launching in 2021).
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The Hub aims to help you find information on migration, ranging from policy briefs and journal articles, existing portals and platforms and what they offer, to infographics and videos. The different types of resources submitted by users undergo peer review by a panel of experts from within the UN and beyond, before being approved for inclusion in the Hub. To provide guidance to users based on findings of the needs assessment, the content is ordered so that more comprehensive and global resources are shown before more specific and regional ones. Know a great resource? Please submit using the links above and your suggestion will be reviewed. Please see the draft criteria for existing practices here.
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