Anno accademico 2023/2024 - Docente: MAURIZIO MALOGIOGLIO

Modalità di svolgimento dell'insegnamento

lezioi, presentazioni degli studenti, discussione in classe

Frequenza lezioni

2-3 lezioni a settimana

Contenuti del corso

A Brief History of Economic Development and introduction to Sustainable Development

  • The age of modern growth
  • Why some countries developed
  • Present inequalities
  • Limits to growth and Planet Boundaries
  • Climate Change
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Sustainable Sevelopment Goals (SDGs)

A Brief History of Development Aid

  • Evolution
  • Aid and its discontents
  • Actors in development Aid: Governments, Non-governmental Organizations, Foundations, private sector

Migration and Economic Development

  • Highlights, facts
  • Remittances
  • Regional corridors
  • Push and pull factors
  • Migration hump
  • Migration bands
  • Impact of remittances and migration on the economy of sending and receiving countries
  • Political issues in Migration

Migrants’ Integration Issues, Co-development (how to promote migrants' role in the development of their countries of origin)

  • Origin of the concept
  • The Migration for Development Programme of the International Organization for Development
  • Trés por Uno (Mexico experience)
  • The Italian experience, MIDA (Migration for Development Africa)

Circular and Return Migration: an Introduction

  • Concepts
  • Seasonal schemes

Co-development: case studies

  • How to diminish the cost of sending money home
  • Financial inclusion and education,
  • The importance of communication on migration issues at home and in the destination countries
  • Community projects, migrants as entrepreneurs at home

Circular migration: OECD National experiences in promoting circular, return migration, seasonal/temporary migration schemes

  • Canada
  • USA
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Germany

    Environmental migration : Causes of environmental migrationinstitutional and legal issues

    • The Climate Change Migration nexus
    • Definition of climate-environmental refugee (Geneva Convention, etc). Number of displaced people. Is there protection of environmental migrants- displaced persons? Issues and examples

    Social remittances

    • Definition
    • Issues
    • Examples

    Readmissions Agreements (voluntary return, forced return , development aid packages to promote return)

    • Main issues
    • European policies
    • Examples of Readmissions Agreements
    • Political/economic/financial issues

    Trafficking and smuggling of people

    • Main issues
    • European policies
    • The economics of trafficking and smuggling
    • Political issues

    Environmental and Economic Migration and the Theories of International relations: Realism, Liberal Institutionalism and Constructivism.

    1.     The Migration Compact and The Refugee Compact

    2.     Interpretation of the Compacts according to the Realists Theory of International Relations

    3.     Interpretation according to the Institutional Theory

    4.     Interpretation according to the Constructivist Theory

    International Action on Migration:

    • The UN Global Compact on Migration
    • The EU Compact on Migration and Asylum
    • Policy options to manage migration: Pre-departure schemes, Skills Compacts

    How to get a job in Humanitarian aid?

    • Should one study International Development, Public Health, Environmental studies, or Political Science, Media, Languages, etc?
    • An illustration of the myriad of careers and specialism available within the sector and of the pros and cons of each option

    Career development Work in a UN Organization:

    • Type of jobs: ex:
    • Civil society organizations
    • Foundations
    • Resource mobilization (with public sector)
    • Resource mobilization (individual citizens)
    • Partnerships with private sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Professional skills required
    • Practical examples of work, students analysis of partnerships with corporations, screening of potential private sector partners for a UN organization, national and international NGOs
    • Readings:

    Agreements between UN and corporations, INGO, NGOs, will be provided for students’ analysis

    Career development

    • Interviews simulations with students




    Maurizio Malogioglio, Danial Mohajerani “Migration and Development. A students’ Handbook, 2023-24”

    Verifica dell'apprendimento

    Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

    saggio su , per esempio, canali legali di mugrazione, nuovi accordo, gestione deelle migrazioni