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Date Shared: 
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 15:09
Title: 

Directorate in charge of Diaspora

Country(ies): 
Madagascar
GCM Thematic Cluster Areas: 
Contributions of migrants and diasporas
Tags: 
Civil Society, Diaspora
Summary: 

Madagascar has created a Directorate in charge of Diaspora within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The first initiative of this directorate was to carry out a profiling of diaspora members in France, which hosts the majority of migrants from Madagascar. The government of Madagascar also organized the first forum on Diaspora, to uncover the activities of the Malagasy diaspora, and to them in contact with civil society organization with which they can work and create synergies. 

GFMD Source: 

GFMD 2018 - Marrakesh Summit - RT 3.2 "Beyond Remittances: leveraging the development impact and promoting the transnational engagement of diaspora and migrants."