Sending Money Home: European flows and markets

Migration and remittances are deeply embedded in the history of Europe and its people. More than 100 million Europeans left their home countries during the 19th and early 20th centuries, and many sent money back to relatives.

Migration and Remittance s : Recent Developments and Outlook * Special Topic: Financing for Development

Using newly available census data, the stock of international migrants is estimated at 247 million in 2013, significantly larger than the previous estimate of 232 million, and is expected to surpass 250 million in 2015.

Recent Regulatory Guidance Regarding the Banking of Remittance Companies

Each year millions of Americans use money services businesses (MSBs) to pay bills, cash checks, exchange currency, and send funds to family members and friends.

GFRD2015 Guidelines Awards

The GFRD is a platform to raise awareness regarding the developmental role of remittances.

Handbook to develop projects on remittances: Good practices to maximize the impact of remittances on development

The purpose of this handbook was to present a document designed to serve as a guide for people working to promote and strengthen the positive impact of the link between remittances, migration and development.

Inclusive savings for remittance clients – a practical framework

This report is based on a meeting of the Working Group on Remittances and Savings, which was held at the Multilateral Investment Fund’s headquarters on July 10, 2014.

World Investment Report 2014

This edition of the World Investment Report provides valuable analysis that can inform global discussions on how to accelerate progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and shape a long-range vision for a more sustainable future beyond 2015.

GFR2013 Agenda

Remittances, or the portion of earning that cross-border migrant workers send to their countries of origin, are a traditional means of financial support to family members home.

African Postal Financial Services Initiative

Today, over 30 million African people live outside the country they call home.

Sending Money Home to Asia

This report is an executive summary of a forthcoming compilation of studies on remittances to Asia and the Pacific.