Migration and Sustainable Development in The Gambia

Consultative Dialogue
Organised by
GK Partners & Office of the President
(Government of The Gambia)

REPORT OF THE
SECOND STAKE IN THE NATION FORUM

SNF2 Keynote Address:
His Excellency President Adama Barrow

VENUE: Coco Ocean Resort & Spa, Bijilo, The Gambia
DATE: Saturday, 12 January 2019
TIME: 9am to 7pm

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SNF2 RECORDING

RECORDING OF THE SECOND STAKE IN THE NATION FORUM

SNF2 Keynote Address: His Excellency President Adama Barrow,
Delivered by the Vice President, H.E. Ousainu A.N.M. Darboe

Saturday, 12 January 2019, 9am to 7pm

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“Some of you are regular visitors to The Gambia, and others have suffered the pain and isolation of exile, caused by 22 years of dictatorship. Yet, all of you, through different ways,
have maintained your emotional and
developmental ties with our great country”

H.E. President Adama Barrow – 23 September 2017

Gambian Diaspora Strategy Booklet

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GAMBIAN DIASPORA
EIGHTH REGION OF THE GAMBIA

DIASPORA STRATEGY

Phase 2 of the MSDG project focuses on:

Accredited training and CPD on Consular Services and Diaspora Diplomacy (CSDD), and Public Sector Management (PSM);
Diaspora engagement and the annual Stake in the Nation Forum (SNF);
Facilitation of diaspora voting and participation in municipal, national, regional and international policy processes;
Support the development of the Gambia Diaspora Directorate (GDD);
Reducing the cost of remittances and issuance of Diaspora Bonds;
Gambian Diaspora Technical Support (GDTS) and diaspora investment

Partnership between GK Partners, Swiss Government & Gambia Government

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Diaspora Strategy
(Research & Surveys)
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Gambia Diaspora
Directorate
Gambia Diaspora Month
(15 Dec to 14 Jan)
Remittances
& Investment
Stake in the Nation Forum
(Annual Event)
Capacity Development
(Training & Support)
Gambia House Model
(Diaspora Diplomacy)
Diaspora Networks
(Organisations & Groups)
Rabat Process
(Euro-African Dialogue)
Global & Bi-Lateral Engagement

Project Partners

The project partners include the organisations and institutions listed below.

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Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform (ADEPT)

Through its Diaspora Technical Support (DTS) programme, ADEPT supported the initial training, induction and technical briefings of Gambian cabinet ministers in February 2017. It endorses the project on Migration and Sustainable Development in The Gambia.

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African Foundation for Development (AFFORD)

The services of the Communications Consultant is provided through AFFORD. AFFORD shall provide further communication, networking and technical support where appropriate. AFFORD is a pioneer and leading charity in the field of diaspora-development, founded in the UK in 1994.  

Gambia National Think Tank (GNTT)

GNTT shall liaise and work with the project in the fields of policy and capacity development. The GK Partners’ technical director in Gambia provides management support to GNTT.

Government of The Gambia

Office of the President is leading the coordination within government, for the implementation of the project. Various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, as well as institutions such as the Central Bank of The Gambia are directly involved in the project. 

The Swiss Government

The Swiss Government is the funder of the project, through a contract with GK Partners.