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

Publications & Resources

Publications and resources generated by the Technical Cooperation Project or relevant to migration, diaspora and development in the Gambia, are uploaded here. Resources will be published in the form of Briefing Papers (BP), Occasional Papers (OP) and Resource Papers (RPs).

RESOURCE PAPERS

Second Diaspora Finance Technical Roundtable (DFTR2) Report – Jun 2019

Second Stake in the nation Forum (SNF2) Report – Jun 2019

Gambia Citizens Budget 2019

Gambia Budget Speech 2019

Emergence of the Post-Colonial Gambian Diaspora – Dec 2018

Delivering and Demonstrating Migration Dividend – Nov 2018

Global Compact for Migration – Jul 2018

NDP Flagship and Priority Projects (Page 36 profiles the MSDG Project)

Gambia National Development Plan 2018 – 2021 (Chapter 3, page 106 identifies the third ‘critical enabler’ of development  as ‘Enhancing the role of the Gambian Diaspora in national development’; Pages 112-119 incorporates the Gambia Diaspora Strategy in the NDP; Pages 236-239 cover the situational analysis of ‘Diaspora in Development’; Annex 4A, identified 10 ‘flagships/priority projects’ and the third flagship/priority is the MSDG Project,)

Gambian Diaspora Strategy Pocketbook – Jan 2018

Diaspora Policy Statement – Sep 2017

Overprincipled and underperforming: Why we need a practice-based Global Compact on Migration – Sep 2017

BRIEFING PAPERS

MSDG BP 1: Highlights of Presidential Diaspora Policy Speech – Sep 2017

MSDG BP 2: MSDG Project Summary – Sep 2017

MSDG BP 3: Defining the African Diaspora – Sep 2017

MSDG BP 4: Civil Society and Intergovernmental Stocktaking Meeting – 2-6 December 2017, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco-Mexico

MSDG BP 5: Stake in the Nation Forum – Jan 2018

MSDG BP 6: MSDG2 Project Summary – Jan 2019