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Migrants and diaspora communities are recognized for their invaluable role in society due to their rich cultural contributions, diverse voices, and their economic contributions to the countries they live in and come from, including philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and innovations. iDiaspora provides a platform to share your voice, to gain knowledge, and to engage with the global community committed to the importance of diaspora.
04 October 2021Resource
The Future of Diasporas project was born out of the realization that reflections around diaspora engagement all too often come down to States of play and lacked much-needed forward-looking vision. This publication contains 12 thought-provoking articles written by global experts who have devoted their careers to better understanding diaspora engagement and creating conditions for transnational…
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24 July 2021Blog Entry
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the fundamental contribution made by transnational communities of migrants and diaspora to the resilience of their countries and communities of origin has become ever more evident and it will be even more important for the post-pandemic socio-economic recovery. But to maximize the impact of these contributions, there is a need to ensure government policies and…
08 July 2021News and Updates
ADEPT has recently launched a study on the engagement of African diaspora organisations in local development of the African continent.
25 June 2021Resource
Diasporas are agents with the capacity to create transnational connections and initiatives to support their communities both in their countries of origin and in their countries of residence. Technology provides an invaluable tool to galvanize these diasporic efforts to tap into the unlimited potential of the digital space and collaboration.
17 June 2021Promotional Videos
The purpose of this event is to analyze best practices on how to ensure long-term viability of diaspora engagement initiatives and programmes. Discussions will be centred around the following questions: - Why is it important to consider a long-term perspective in the development and design of diaspora engagement initiatives? - What are the main challenges faced by practitioners working on…
08 June 2021Event Calendar
Being Heard: Enhancing Opportunities for Participation of Internally Displaced Persons in Decision-Making
Join the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of International Migration for a virtual discussion on ways that internally displaced persons can increase their participation in decision-making processes.