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Diasporas: New Partners in Global Development Policy

Posted by migrationpolicy on November 30th, 2010

USAID_DiasporasBook_webready.jpg Order a copy This discussion, surrounding the release of the Migration Policy Institute’s latest book – Diasporas: New Partners in Global Development Policy – focused on the role diasporas play in development efforts in their countries of origin. The discussion was moderated by the book’s editor, Kathleen Newland, who directs MPI’s program on Migrants, Migration, and Development; and speakers included Karen D. Turner, Director of the Office of Development Partners at the US Agency for International Development; and Thomás Debass, Regional Director, Global Partnership Initiative, Office of the US Secretary of State. The book was the culmination of a partnership with USAID.
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