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25/11/2015 - The African Development Bank has moved ahead on finalizing the first Africa Visa Openness Index. The Index ranks African countries on the level of openness/restrictiveness of their visa regimes. Its aim is to drive visa policy reforms across Africa, simplify visa application procedures and encourage positive reciprocity.

Categories: Rwanda, Mauritius, Regional Integration, Migration and Development Initiative, Employment, Partnerships, Africa Visa Openness Index


04/04/2014 - Leon Isaacs est Pdg de “Developing Markets Associates Limited” (DMA), une entreprise britannique spécialisée dans la mobilisation de fonds dans les pays en développement. Il est reconnu pour son expertise en matière de transferts d’argent.

Categories: Tunisia, United Kingdom, Migration and Development Initiative, Regional Integration


31/03/2014 - Diplômé de l’Ecole Centrale de Paris, ce Marocain de 45 ans a suivi une carrière fulgurante, avant de rejoindre Attijariwafa bank en 2005, pour piloter la branche du Groupe dédiée à la clientèle des Marocains de l’étranger. Administrateur, directeur Général d’Attijariwafa bank Europe, la filiale européenne du Groupe, depuis juillet 2008. Entretien, entre deux ateliers thématiques du séminaire panafricain dédié aux transferts d’argent des migrants, des 27 et 28 mars 2014.

Categories: Morocco, Tunisia, France, Migration and Development Initiative, Regional Integration


31/03/2014 - Au terme de deux jours d’intenses débats, d’échanges d’expériences et de propositions novatrices, le séminaire panafricain dédié aux transferts d’argent des migrants africains a fermé ses portes, à Tunis, ce 28 mars 2014.

Categories: Tunisia, France, Migration and Development Initiative, Regional Integration


28/03/2014 - Moustapha Naite a été nommé ministre de la Jeunesse et de l’Emploi des jeunes en janvier 2014. Il a fait le déplacement depuis Conakry, afin d’assister au séminaire panafricain qu’a organisé la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) à Tunis, les 27 et 28 mars 2014. Il explique ici en quoi les transferts d’argent des Guinéens de l’étranger suscitent l’intérêt de son gouvernement.

Categories: Tunisia, France, Guinea, Migration and Development Initiative, Regional Integration, Youth


28/03/2014 - A meeting of African experts opened on 27 March 2014 in Tunis with remittances from African migrants as the topic for discussion. The question was given priority at the pan-African seminar co-organized by the African Development Bank and AFD, the French Development Agency. The event launch was attended by the President of the AfDB, Donald Kaberuka, and the Tunisian Minister of the Economy and Finance, Hakim Ben Hammouda.

Categories: Tunisia, Migration and Development Initiative, The President


  • From: 27/03/2014
  • To: 28/03/2014
  • Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Sending money to Africa is expensive. How can the costs of migrant remittances be reduced in order to heighten their impact in receiving countries? This question and others are among the pressing issues that will be addressed during this two-day pan-African seminar, which aims to arrive at innovative solutions.

Categories: Tunisia, France, Migration and Development Initiative, Regional Integration


24/09/2013 - According to Chedly Ayari, Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT), “Migrants are development stakeholders in their own right.” He reiterated this belief time and again at a workshop on migrant money transfers organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), and held at the Central Bank in Tunis on June 19, 2013.

Categories: Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration, Financial Crisis, Migration and Development Initiative


03/07/2013 - Conviés à la demande conjointe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et de la Banque centrale de Tunisie (BCT), représentants d’enseignes bancaires et financières, ainsi que de ministères, ont répondu présent, le 19 juin dernier.

Categories: Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration, Migration and Development Initiative


26/06/2013 - In its cooperation with Africa the United Sates focuses on sustainable development outcomes based on economic growth, democratic governance, and sustainable systems for meeting basic human needs and food security. The U.S. government emphasizes the critical role good governance plays in development.

Categories: United States of America, Human Capital Development, Food Production, Private Sector, Civil Society, Infrastructure, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment, Health, Gender, Energy & Power, Migration and Development Initiative, Power Africa Initiative


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