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KNOMAD Secretariat

The World Bank hosts the KNOMAD Secretariat at its headquarters in Washington DC.

Head of KNOMAD: Dilip Ratha, dratha@worldbank.org

Senior Program Assistant: Harifera Raobelison, hraobelison@worldbank.org


Thematic Working Group Focal Point at the KNOMAD Secretariat
1. Data on migration and remittance flows Sonia Plaza
splaza@worldbank.org
2. Skilled labor migration Kirsten Schuettler
kschuettler@worldbank.org
3. Low skilled labor migration Soonhwa Yi
syi@worldbank.org
4. Integration issues in host communities Hanspeter Wyss
hwyss1@worldbank.org
5. Policy and institutional coherence Sonia Plaza
splaza@worldbank.org
6. Migration, security and development Soonhwa Yi
syi@worldbank.org
7. Migrant rights and social aspects of migration Hanspeter Wyss
hwyss1@worldbank.org
8. Demographic changes and migration Soonhwa Yi
syi@worldbank.org
9. Remittances, including access to finance and capital markets Kirsten Schuettler
kschuettler@worldbank.org
10. Mobilizing diaspora resources as agents of social and economic change Sonia Plaza
splaza@worldbank.org
11. Environmental change and migration Hanspeter Wyss
hwyss1@worldbank.org
12. Internal migration and urbanization Soonhwa Yi
syi@worldbank.org
13. Forced Migration and Development Kirsten Schuettler
kschuettler@worldbank.org

Cross-Cutting Themes (Focal Points)


Cross-Cutting Themes Focal Point at the KNOMAD Secretariat
13. Gender Hanspeter Wyss
hwyss1@worldbank.org
14. Monitoring and Evaluation Soonhwa Yi
syi@worldbank.org
15. Capacity Building Sonia Plaza
splaza@wolrdbank.org
16. Public Perceptions and Communications Kirsten Schuettler
kschuettler@worldbank.org