Hanspeter Wyss is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank' s Development Economics - Indicators Group (DECIG). In the Migration & Remittances team his responsibilities include the contribution to the implementation of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), primarily in the areas of environmental change and migration, migrants rights and integration in host communities, and gender. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), which is part of Switzerland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was SDC's focal point for both the Multilateral Network and for Management for Development Results (2008-13), program manager for multilateral negotiations in sustainable development & environment (2005-2008), as well as deputy head of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Benin (2002-2005). He holds a master degree in development economics (University of Zurich).
- Call for Papers: Forced displacement and gender issues
- Call for papers: Policies impacting gender outcomes for migrants
- Human Mobility Should Be High on the Agenda in Paris
- Return Migration and Re-Integration into Croatia and Kosovo (Roundtable, May 11-12, 2015 -- Zagreb/Croatia)
- Longitudinal Research on Environmental Change and Migration: A Workshop on Objectives, Methods, and Applicability to Policy and Practice (March 19-20, 2015 -- Washington, DC)
- Call for Papers: Institutional Frameworks for Addressing Migratory Movements in Context of Environmental Change
- Call for Papers: South-South Migration in Context of Environmental Change
- Remittances from Russia to CIS countries likely to fall sharply
- Strict Immigration Curbs Rejected by Swiss Voters
- KNOMAD Call for Papers: Vulnerability and Resilience in Explaining Migration and Development
- Tomorrow I Will Be A Migrant
- And The Top Goal Scorers of the 2014 World Cup Are…Migrants!
- Call for Papers: International Symposium on Environmental Change and Migration, Washington, D.C., 28-29 May 2014
- Swiss Pass the Referendum “Stop Mass Immigration”
- Do Most of Us Favor or Oppose Immigration?
- Asylum from climate change?
- Restrict immigration to safeguard the natural environment?