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Energy & Enviroment
On Thursday, May 28th, at the request of the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Diaspora Issues ISET hosted Liesl A. Riddle, associate professor of International Business and International Affaris at the George Washington University School of Business. Prof. Riddle gave a presentation titled “Diaspora Roles in Development around the World: Challenges, Opportunities & Models”.
Prof. Riddle talked about general issues related to diaspora. As explained, people leave their home countries for various reasons, such as escalating the political situation in the country, corruption, government changes, etc. The majority of migrants cross borders in search of better economic and social opportunities. Number of international emigrants doubled in 1975-2000 and reached 200 million worldwide. 1 in 10 persons in developed countries is a migrant.