MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel and Katrin Marchand invited to GIZ webinar

 On 9 July 2020, Prof. Melissa Siegel and Dr. Katrin Marchand were invited to provide input in a webinar for the staff of the German Development Cooperation Office (GIZ) on ‘Remittances, their role for economic development and how they are affected by the corona crisis’. Dr. Marchand presented an ‘Introduction to understanding remittances’ and Prof. Siegel spoke on the ‘Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on remittances in countries of origin’. These contributions were complemented by input from GIZ staff on the organisation’s activities in the area of remittances and a discussion with the members of the GIZ Working Group ‘Employment and Migration’.