Franceso Alfieri was a Junior Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of International Migration. His research focused on the remittances of the Latin American population in the Washington, D.C. area.
Francesco studied Political Science and International Cooperation and Development at the University of Roma Tre, graduating in 2013. That same year he volunteered in the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, working for the Asociación de Ayuda Social, Ecológica y Culutural, a non-profit institution that promotes human, social and economic development.
In 2014, Francesco won a public announcement funded by the Lazio region, with his project “Projectual Laboratory for a Better Use of European Funds, for Regional Development within the Union for External Aids.” His research took place in Perugia, Italy, along with the NGO Tamat, an organization that works in the field of Development, Microcredit, Migrations, Culture and Sustainable Development as well as vocational training and permanent learning. He worked in the Research Area at the Inter-regional Observatory for Development Cooperation (OICS) in Rome, Italy. His main duty was studying the feasibility of projects funded by the European Union and attending conferences on Development Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome.