In the media
WIDER Development Conference on migration and mobility makes the headlines in Ghana
The conference explored the relationships between migration, mobility, and development, with a focus on South-South movements and the African region. It aimed to bring together new and innovative research from economics and other disciplines that can inform broader policy-relevant debate and action. The conference consisted of plenary sessions with keynote speakers Ingrid Palmary and Hillel Rapoport, parallel sessions with contributed papers, and a poster session.
Policy advisers, development practitioners and government representatives gathered together at the conference to discuss these topics. Among them local media, who reported on the key messages drawn from the conference plenaries, panels and sessions.
Newspaper clips (PDF)
Daily Graphic, 6 October 2017: Step up research into migration issues - Vaap
The Publisher Newspaper, 6 October 2017: Poor infrastructure causes migration in Africa - Bawumia
Business Financial Times, 9 October 2017: Migration between developing countries higher - UNU-WIDER
Ghana News Agency, 5 October 2017: Vice President urges world leaders to tackle migration and mobility issues
Modern Ghana, 6 October 2017: Vice President Bawumia reveals migration, mobility high on government agenda
Daily Guide, 6 October 2017: Migration, mobility high on agenda – Bawumia
Peace Fm, 6 October 2017: Conference on migration begins at University Of Ghana
Graphic Online, 6 October 2017: Conference on migration begins at University of Ghana
Ghana Nation, 15 October 2017: Broader research on migration critical