Homo Sapiens Migrans

Homo Sapiens Migrants – Migration from a development perspective and a resource based approach.


​​Markus Reisle, Head, Global Programme Migration and Development, Berne, SDC


Homo Sapiens Migrans – Humans Have Always Migrated
Mobility of people represents an important resource for development and has to be looked at on a longer-term timeline (i.e. decades). Yes, short-term solutions have to be found and immediate needs be responded to, but all decisions and actions can now be driven by the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.

Listen to Markus Reisle’s inputs at the GIZ’s biannual Governance Sector Days from 6 to 8 October 2015 in Berlin. This year’s theme was “Supporting Governance in a World Without Borders’ and his presentation was given in the innovative Format of a Pecha Kucha (a given number of slides in a set timeframe to convey the key messages):

Video link: https://youtu.be/ywWG9FNspRQ

More info on the session: http://www.good-governance-debates.de/homo-sapiens-migrans-supporting-migrants-and-refugees-2/