Sami Nair

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Sami Nair (b. 23 August 1946 in Tlemcen) is an Algerian-born French political philosopher[1] who coined the term "codevelopment".[2][3] A specialist on migration movements and their socio-political effects, he advised the government of Lionel Jospin from 1997–1999, and the European Parliament until 2004. Since 2001 he has been vice president of the Citizen and Republican Movement.


  1. ^ "FCG International Lifetime Achievement Award 2006: SAMI NAÏR". Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  2. ^ Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly. Working papers, 2005 ordinary session (fourth part), 3 - 7. p. 170. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  3. ^ Pau Vidal / Sara Martínez (December 2008). An approach to codevelopment: The transnational migrating community: protagonist of codevelopment (PDF). ISTR 8th International Conference. p. 5. Retrieved 2010-06-13.