â€śThe skills and knowledge of the diaspora will be mapped and then matched with the respective local needs, country strategies and action plansâ€ť
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, announced today the launch of an important programme intended to create a common space that will enhance the engagement of Albanian diaspora to the social and economic development of Albania.
The Albanian diaspora represents a huge and largely untapped opportunity. Over 1.4 million Albanians live outside the country, mainly in neighbor countries. Potential talents and know-how of diaspora can be used to co-create bridges between countries and provide paths of development for Albania.
The challenge is to create an environment that encourages and supports diaspora members to share good practices, experiences and talents to develop their home country.
To read more:Â https://www.iom.int/news/engaging-albanian-diaspora
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