Mobilising the Senegalese diaspora (Part 1): What are the Origins and Reasons behind?

Samuel Lietaer– ULB (IGEAT-CEDD), MIGRADAPT, Brussels, 29th of October 2018   Why would development actors target the Senegalese abroad, particularly in Europe? This article summarizes the major reasons within a historical perspective behind the further deployment of ‘diaspora policies’, particularly focusing on Northern Senegal, where the author conducts his transnational …

Assessing existing mechanisms: Marine Franck from the UNHCR

Marine Franck is Climate Change and Disaster Displacement Officer at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. She was interviewed by Marine Denis in 2016.  What is the Nansen Initiative ?  The UNHCR contributed to the Nansen Initiative from 2012 to 2015. The Nansen Initiative is an interstate consultative process lead …

Migrations in Mongolia: interview with Benoit Mayer

Dr. Benoit Mayer is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Research Associate at McGill University’s Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), an Associate Member at …