Opportunities of Countries of Origin to Attract and Use (Re)migrants’ Social Remittances: The Case of Lithuania

  • Ingrida Gečienė-Janulionė
Keywords: (re)migrants, social remittances, means of attraction


The article analyses the possibilities of countries of origin to attract and use (re)migrants’ social remittances – ideas, values, skills, behaviours and practices. Examining the case of Lithuania, the ecosystem of attracting and using social remittances in the country of origin is revealed: the interest of the country of origin, the network of actors, the measures/ incentives to attract and the readiness/obstacles to use (re)migrants’ social remittances. Not only the role of public authorities is highlighted, but also the work of municipalities and non-governmental organisations in attracting and using social remittances from (re)migrants.