Intra-ACP Migration FacilityIntroduction/Rationale Background Methodology Outlook The Intra-ACP Migration Facility’s target is the development of a global arrangement for Migration and Development, based on ACP intra-regional and South-South co-operation.
Introduction/Rationale• The project of technical assistance in establishing the intra-ACP Migration Facility in the Caribbean has three (3) components: – Component 1: Regional/Country Situational Analysis and Capacity Assessment; – Component 2: Strengthening National and Local Capacity for Participation in Integrated Migration and Mobility Management in Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago; – Component 3: Design of a Program for Sustainable Region-wide Involvement and Investment in Migration and Development (M&D) and the intra-ACP Migration Facility.
Background• Defining Capacity• Political Ecology of Migration
Defining Capacity• Capacity = Political Arrangements + Legal-Institutional Arrangements + Technology +Social Arrangements + Physical Infrastructure• Given the targets and objectives of the ACP Migration Facility/ACP Observatory, capacity is required to achieve specific goals
Ecology of MigrationThe Migration-Development nexus comprises a number of interconnected relationships among seven (7) sectors:1) Community Members: Migrants’ households in origin and destination countries2) Civil Society Organisations in Countries of Origin3) Civil Society Organisations in Countries of Destination4) Relevant Government Institutions in Countries of Origin5) Relevant Governments Institutions in Countries of Destination6) Private Sector/Commercial Sector in Countries of Origin7) Private Sector/Commercial Sector in Countries of Destination
Methodology• Capacity Survey• Social Marketing• Message Design/Assessment of Capacity
Capacity Survey• Political Arrangements• Legal-Institutional Arrangements• Technology• Social Arrangements• Physical Infrastructure
Social Marketing Social marketing is the application of commercial marketing techniques tothe analysis, planning, execution, andevaluation of programmes designed to influence the voluntary behaviour of target audiences.
Message Design - Tasks2. To capture the attention of the right audience3. To deliver an understandable and credible message4. To deliver a message that influences the beliefs or understanding of the audience5. To create social contexts that lead toward desired outcomes
Message Design- Spread• Civil Society• Communities• Social Media• Universities• Private Sector• Regional and International Organisations and Events
Assessment of Capacity• Capacity assessment will be based on raising interest among stakeholders and potential prime movers using the analysis of the relationship with migration issues and existing arrangements.• Interview questions and the resulting sector/institutional dossier will tie M&D to current local issues of significant importance in Haiti & Trinidad and Tobago
Assessment of Capacity• Use of vivid and central imagery in message design, including humour and drama• Use of credible sources of information, including known local events, community representatives and celebrities• Attention to the timing of communication to accommodate or take advantage of social, cultural or political rhythms.
Capacity Building Outlook• Field Testing/Workshop• Capacity Building Threats• Monitoring and Evaluation
Field Testing/Workshop• Preparation of Sector and Institution- Specific Dossiers, situational analysis and sketch of relevant networks: – Identification of ministerial portfolios – Identification of relationship between M&D and goals of prime movers.
FT/Workshop Report• Report on Capacity• Report on Social Marketing• Outlook for sustainable capacity development• Report on Workshop post-testing
Capacity BuildingThreats• M&D as a Multi-levelled Issue• Dynamics of Global Change• Political Interests and Opportunism
Monitoring & Evaluation• Review and revision of templates• Qualitative-quantitative baseline report• Ensure that the technical support provided remains relevant• Participative M&E techniques
Chanzo Osei GreenidgeNational Technical Assistant(Haiti/Trinidad and Tobago) 06 May 2011