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(almost) All about remittances and development – new web anthology online


The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) has published the second, revised and expanded, online edition of the  Anthology on Migrant Remittances and Development. This collection should be of interest not only to researchers but also to NGOs and migrant representatives since

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(Almost) in time: My IM article on the Mexican GFMD is online


If you came to this page because I linked the blog in my article, this is obviously old news to you – otherwise, may I point out my article on the Mexican GFMD which will appear in the upcoming issue of … Continue reading

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Enlarged Common Space at the GFMD, but still room for improvement


  “One step forward, one step back” was my overall assessment of the GFMD in Athens * – referring to attempts towards better interaction between Civil Society and Governments on the plus, and a major lack of transparency on the … Continue reading

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Migrant Moviestar: Gael García Bernal @ the GFMD


Not many people can transform seasoned migrant activists into a state reminiscent of excited teenagers. Gael García Bernal can. The star of “Amores Perros”, “Sin Nombre” and “Motorcycle Diaries”, where he played a young Che Guevara, paid a visit to the … Continue reading

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