A well-developed diaspora strategy complemented with coordination mechanism and tailored diaspora services will enhance framework conditions for diaspora engagement and investment.
35 institutions, led by the MHRR, engaged in a cross-governmental coordination mechanism and implement the diaspora strategy.
Diaspora mapping in ten countries with a large number of citizens originating from BiH will enable the development of adequate policies and improved communication, as well as better cooperation with the diplomatic and consular missions of BiH in these countries.
The MHRR and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of BiH will establish representative diaspora bodies in Germany and Austria that will represent diaspora interests; at least 1’000 diaspora members participate in the diaspora-government dialogue and identification of development solutions.
15 municipalities will create models for improved communication with diaspora, and the provision of better services to the diaspora;
50 diaspora members will be engaged in professional know-how transfer; at least 30 companies benefit from knowledge transfer, business connections and introduction of new technologies.
15 local development initiatives initiated by partner municipalities, engaging diaspora in their local communities are expected to create more than 99 jobs and increased income for 185 households.
Creation of a web portal, governed by the MHRR as the main communication tool between BiH government and diaspora world-wide.
Crowdsourcing platform which will connect diaspora members with institutions, organizations, associations and individuals in BiH and know-how transfer mechanism will be established.
Diaspora investment and economic engagement are increased and contribute to job creation; support scheme will mobilize financial investment for start-up companies and growth strategies for existing businesses.
In total: Concrete interventions realized with local authorities and private sector, in partnership with diaspora, will lead to creation of 400 jobs and to improved income for 300 households.