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Strengthening regulatory foundations for diaspora institutional performance and coordination in Peru

Strengthen the regulatory foundations for improved institutional performance and coordination in the field of diaspora engagement in Peru.
10 months
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Programme of activities

EUDiF is assisting the Peruvian MFA in strengthening their regulatory framework for improved institutional performance and coordination in the field of diaspora engagement in two phases: stocktaking followed by blueprint drafting.

Stocktaking: Knowledge on institutional development for diaspora engagement
Oct 22: Needs assessment of DGPCA

Through desk research and interviews with authorities, expert Dr Mariela Noles conducted a needs assessment of the current organisational capacity of diaspora affairs within the DGPCA.

Nov 22: Compilation of diaspora data

Expert Dr Benoît Mougenot, gathered and reviewed the information that the MFA has on the Peruvian diaspora and existing data from previous consultations.

Dec 22: Review of relevant practices

Using the information obtained from the needs assessment, Dr Mougenot conducted a research on the institutional framework of similar institutions in other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, which could guide the subsequent work.

May 23: Diaspora consultations

Focus groups with Peruvian diaspora were organised to receive first-hand input from diaspora and understand their needs.

Jun 23: Peer learning exchange

From the review of relevant practices, government representatives from the region with relevant institutional structures (Chile and Ecuador) were invited to a peer learning workshop with members of the Peruvian MFA.

Drafting: Blueprint for regulation of organisation and functions
Aug - Sep 23: Co-drafting sessions

With the support of experts Dr Noles and Dr Mougenot, sessions were organised with staff members from ASN to jointly draft the blueprint for ASN’s regulation of organisation and functions related to diaspora engagement.


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