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North-South migration on a permanent basis to build bridges to a shared future of stability.

To balance the movement of people and to make the intellectual richnesses, moral, skills and technology distributed better in the world.

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What problem does the idea help to solve and how does your solution work? (2,000 characters maximum)

People on the move is one of the defining issues of the 21st century, and is an essential, unavoidable and potentially beneficial component of the economic and social life of countries and regions. Economic and social factors are the main reasons why people migrate. In addition, global migration trends are also influenced by political instability and conflict. The irony today is that many of the people who migrate legally from poor to richer lands are very ones that third World countries can least afford to lose: the highly educated and skilled (Brain drain). Since the great majority of these migrants move on a permanent basis, this perverse brain drain not only represents a loss of valuable human resources but could prove to be a serious constraint on the future economic progress of Third World nations. At this level, to favorable balance the movement and the asymmetrical distribution of talents, technology, richness the program will focus on mobilizing, advocating and promoting the migration on a permanent basis of highly qualified and skilled personnel from developed to third world countries through voluntary program from the premise that people don't cooperate only out of need; there is a shared moral sense that we are responsible each to the other-country to country as much person to person. With the main objective to alleviate the negative impact of brain drain is to facilitate the coming of migrants and their integration into their host communities, and to devise ways of using their skills. Additionally, the project's methodology will brings together international organizations, Governments, civil society and academics to encourage the coming of qualified migrants who can play a crucial role in the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology to help tackle issues that mainly affect the global South, such as hunger, ill-health, illiteracy, conflict, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation.

Geography of focus (500 characters)

The program will be developed in American continent with four specific countries (Canada- french speaking parts- and United States of America from one side, and Haiti and Jamaica the other side). Brain drain has a deeply damaging effect on Caribbean countries. The World Bank reports that Haiti and Jamaica are the largest countries to which brain drain occurs, with roughly eighty five percent of its tertiary level graduates migrating to other countries such as the United States, and Canada.

Building Bridges: What bridge does your idea build between people on the move and neighbors towards a shared future of stability and promise? (500 characters)

People on the move through voluntary program in the development of third world countries is an opportunity to rise to global south challenges with a truly transformative agenda that is both universal and adaptable to the conditions of each country, and that place people and planet at the center. This voluntary movement is an opportunity to face these challenges of the global south together and build bridges that compels us to think in terms of shared responsibilities for a shared future.

What human need is your idea solving for? (1,000 characters)

The movement of people from north to south (or from high-income to low- and middle-income countries) that will leave their family, their friends, their jobs, their comforts, and their house to embrace new challenges in developing countries (Haiti and Jamaica) will make a big impact beyond basic needs like education, healthcare, hunger. The world will be united and people from developed countries and developing countries regardless of gender, race, age, religion, class, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, disability, wealth or health will live with each other, respect each other and work together to tackle issues that mainly affect the global South, such as hunger, ill-health, illiteracy, conflict, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation.

What will be different within the community of focus as a result of implementing your idea? (1,000 characters)

The shared moral sense, transfer of knowledge, skills and technology will decrease the widening gap between rich and poor, both within and between countries; balance the flow of human resources from South to North. The world will be united and people from developed countries and developing countries regardless of gender, race, age, religion, class, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, disability, wealth or health will live with each other, respect each other and work together to tackle issues that mainly affect the global South, such as hunger, ill-health, illiteracy, conflict, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation. This is a key value for societies and global peace. With the project goals, we can mark a new departure in efforts to forge global approaches to advance human condition.

What is the inspiration behind your idea? (1,000 characters)

The inspiration behind the idea is my desire for a united world standing like one man to face the challenges generates by economic disparities, poverty and climate change, combined with absence of peace and security and human rights in global south. It is important to address the problem because needless to say that we live in an irreversibly interconnected world, the challenges faced by any become the challenges faced by each of us -- sometimes gradually but often suddenly. It's important because this century will be more and more a century of people on the move, for all sorts of reasons -- economic reasons, also climate change, war and conflict , even in developing countries, there can be destitution and exclusion-- and in a sense all societies will tend to be multi-ethnic, multi-religious, multi-cultural, and people will need to live with each other and respect each other.

Describe the dynamics of the community in which the idea is to be implemented. (1,000 characters)

People from the two northern countries USA and Canada) targeted by the pilot program have this experience of living together with people from both target countries in the south, which is a benefit to the success of the program. Haitians and Jamaicans are characterized by their hospitality. They like cooperate with foreigners. Several already testify of their joys, how they are already motivated to learn from their hosts.

How does your idea leverage and empower community strengths and assets to help create an environment for success? (1,000 characters)

Using migration as a form of aid to development countries beyond the basic needs of Haitians and Jamaicans can help prevent the worsening of corruption, human rights violation because these migrant will serve as a bridge for promoting and respecting the fundamental principles set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Additionally in that situation, possibilities exist with these migrants at the individual level in terms of expanding skills, and business opportunities. Upon return, social and financial capital can contribute to development activities.

What other partners or stakeholders will work alongside you in implementing the idea, if any? (1,000 characters)

The project's methodology will brings together international organizations, Governments, civil society organization, universities and academics. Target groups and final beneficiaries of the project who will be benefited are entities and people from Haiti, Canada, Jamaica and United States. 1)Partners / stakeholders are: a) Local authorities and local development agencies, as well as competent national authorities. b) Universities, Colleges and MAMAH's stakeholders and general public. c) Media,International organizations. 2) Final beneficiaries those who will benefit from the project in the long term at the level of the society and communities of developing countries. - those who are subject to gender-based discrimination, hunger, ill-health, illiteracy, conflict, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation.

What part of the displacement journey is your solution addressing

  • Leaving a community of origin

Tell us how you'd describe the type of innovation you are proposing

  • Other

Idea Proposal Stage

  • Blueprint: We are exploring the idea and gathering the inspiration and information we need to test it with real users.

Group or Organization Name

Make myself Aid for Humanity, Inc.

Tell us more about your group or organization [or lived experience as a displaced person?] (1000 characters)

Make myself Aid for Humanity, Inc. (the “Organization” or “MAMAH”) was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in the state of New York for the primary purpose of advocating for a global governance system in a position to influence and bring leadership to the world’s most pressing problems, and to promote the advancement or well-being of mankind in any part or parts of the World. The organization plans to develop programs and projects to help tackles issues that mainly affect the global south, such as hunger, ill-health, illiteracy, conflict, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation. The team I am working with is people who have practical knowledge about the issues. Their contributions are immense, towards the progress of the project. The team has already carried out several interviews and small group discussions with people across Haiti, Canada, Jamaica and USA, providing a good foundation for the idea that only needs a little help to burst up.

Website URL:

www.makemyselfaidforhumanity.org (contruction)

Type of submitter

  • We are a registered Non-Profit Organization

Organization Headquarters: Country

United States of America

Organization Headquarters: City / State

Nanuet/NEW YORK

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Hi Pascal Faustin, welcome to the Challenge. We wish you success in your good work!