The United Nations House in Belgrade was a venue of a display on 5 Jul 2017 of a investigate “Analysis of a National Investment Framework for Diaspora in a Republic of Serbia” prepared within a corner tellurian “Project Mainstreaming Migration into National Development Strategies”, saved by a Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and implemented by UNDP and a International Organization for Migration (IOM), in team-work with a Serbian Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and a Ministry of Foreign Affairs of a Republic of Serbia, that is in assign of diaspora issues.
On interest of a UNDP and a SDC, a assembly was addressed by Ms. Steliana Nedera, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, and Ms. Ursula Laubli, SDC Director in Serbia. Keynote speakers included: on interest of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Dr. Ljiljana Niksic, Head of Migration Policy, Diaspora and Social Security Agreements Department, whose thesis was a “Role of Economic Diplomacy in Attracting Foreign Investment from a Diaspora”, and Mr. Aleksandar Kemives, Advisor to a President of a Serbian Chamber of Commerce, who spoke on a thesis “Promotion and bolster of internal movement and rendezvous of a IPAS system”. UNDP Expert Consultant on a plan was Mr. Marko Pavlovic, upheld by Head of a Serbian Chamber of Commerce Centre for Diaspora Aleksandar Radovanovic.
The National Investment Framework investigate elaborates, on 95 pages and in 9 chapters, Serbian educational and business diaspora’s team-work potential, by a analogous research of certain general examples and success stories of returnees. At a end, a research offers conclusions and recommendations for compelling team-work by mapping internal self-government investment plans, and mapping intensity investors from a diaspora; enhancing inter-sectoral coordination of activities between general and domestic actors and a diaspora, and heightening consultations by investigate unfamiliar models of operations with a business diaspora. The investigate remarkable that a Serbian business diaspora in Switzerland – in team-work with a Chamber of Commerce, and a Ministry of Foreign Affairs – organized, for a second uninterrupted year, an All-Serbian Business and Academic Diaspora Summit, where a display was done of a initial judgment of a banking diaspora from Canada concerning their plan of a Serbian Diaspora Development Bank. In team-work with a SCC, UNDP and MFA, a display of a investigate was hold in Toronto, 8 Jul 2017.
The investigate provides a basement for a destiny module directed during contributing to a alleviation of institutional and donor connectivity in Serbia, in honour of diaspora and a notice of emigration process as a growth cause in Serbian economy and science.
As a token of successful cooperation, Ambassador Niksic handed out to a hosts gift-books prepared by a Serbian diaspora in Switzerland, relating to a centenary of a appointment of a initial Serbian Ambassador in that country, including a examination of a achievements of a All-Serbian Business Summit, Fair, and a 2016 Business Forum.