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Veronica Uribe-Kessler


Panelists highlighted the significance of diaspora contributions and dynamic responses to humanitarianism, development, and peace.

A Logo for the Global Diaspora - Call for Design Submissions

The Global Diaspora Confederation needs your help to redesign our logo in a way that demonstrates the positive values and challenges of the global diaspora. We would like to invite you to share one or two logo designs with us, either done by hand, colored on paper, sketched on computer or described in a few sentences (telling us which shapes to include and why), by 31st October 2022 via

Call for abstracts: Times and temporalities of migrant transnationalism

For a series of panels at the 2022 IMISCOE conference we invite papers that address migrant transnationalism with analytical perspectives on time and temporalities. Submit an abstract of between 200 and 250 words by 1 December 2021. The conference takes place in Oslo, Norway, from 29 June to 1 July 2022. Participation can be either physical or virtual.

Call for papers: Diaspora Studies

Call for papers - Nov 1st, 2021

Study on African diaspora organisations' engagement in local development - Survey

ADEPT has recently launched a study on the engagement of African diaspora organisations in local development of the African continent.
Generazione Ponte Association organizing food parcel distribution -©F. Malavolta/IOM 2020

Enhancing COVID-19 response through the engagement of migrant associations in Italy


2nd edition of the ADEPT magazine


iDiaspora: Accelerating Diaspora’s Global Engagement in the Post-Pandemic Era

The iDiaspora Platform was officially launched on 8 October 2018 during the
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Advocacy Toolkit for Diaspora Organizations

The Danish Refugee Council engages civil society actors rooted in and/or with direct ties to the Global South, and therefore considers diaspora transnational civil society actors an integral part of the civil society they work with.
Daphne Henning

Using Facebook Ads for Diaspora Engagement on Humanitarian Assistance in the Philippines

The Data for Good unit at Meta and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) partnered to develop, launch and analyze a pair of online campaigns to raise awareness about the impact of recurring natural disasters in the Philippines in Filipino American communities. The campaigns ultimately reached over 10 million people and demonstrated the efficacy of digital outreach for engaging communities in disaster recovery efforts and transferring knowledge of safe shelter messaging.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

Reporte Perspectivas de las juventudes venezolanas a nivel mundial

La ONG Plan País y el Cluster de Jóvenes de la Red Global de la Diáspora de Venezuela comparten la publicación del reporte “Plan País Connect: Agenda Global de Jóvenes - Perspectivas de las Juventudes Venezolanas a nivel global.” El reporte está enmarcado en los resultados de la investigación llevada a cabo durante 2022 e inicios de 2023 sobre la situación de la juventud venezolana dentro y fuera del país. La base de este estudio se encuentra en la organización de múltiples encuentros y mesas de trabajo de jóvenes
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

Empoderamiento de la diáspora sudamericana como agente de desarrollo sostenible

Empoderando a diáspora sul-americana como agente do desenvolvimento sustentável
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

Kit de herramientas para el mapeo de la diáspora

El “Kit de herramientas para el mapeo de la diáspora”. Aprovechando la amplia experiencia de la OIM en más de 150 mapeos de la diáspora implementados en diversos contextos, este kit de herramientas presenta un enfoque sistemático y detallado, aunque muy flexible y ágil, para realizar mapeos de la diáspora en diferentes contextos.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

iDiaspora Newsletter - Issue 2 - December 2022

The Diaspora Team at the IOM HQ is pleased to present the second issue of the Global Diaspora Newsletter. Diasporas have invaluable economic, cultural, human, and social capital for societies. Governments, organizations, and partners across the world have recognized their potential as development actors in multiple initiatives. This newsletter seeks to highlight major diaspora stories, successes, events, resources, and more that are relevant to both diasporas themselves and their supporters. 
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

Boîte à outils pour une cartographie de la diaspora

La boîte à outils pour une cartographie de la diaspora. S’appuyant sur la riche expérience de plus de 150 cartographies de la diaspora réalisées dans divers contextes, cette boîte à outils présente une approche systématique, complète mais très flexible et agile pour cartographier la diaspora dans différents contextes.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler


L'équipe de l'OIM chargée de l'engagement des diasporas a publié sa sixième lettre d'information semestrielle. Découvrez les engagements des diasporas dans le cadre des projets de l'OIM et obtenez des informations intéressantes sur les diasporas.  Cette édition comprend également des lectures intéressantes sur la mobilité des compétences et le rôle de la diaspora dans la réponse humanitaire.  L'OIM remercie les voix intéressantes qui sont présentées dans cette édition : Eugène Désiré Nzengou, Kriticos M., Hanan Challouki, Mariam Harutyunyan entre autres.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
15 March 2023
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Remittance as a source of lifeline

Jaonita Freitas is a housekeeper who receives remittances from her husband, who works in South Korea. Joanitas's story shows how remittances have positively impacted her family by providing for the family's daily needs as well as her education. It also helps her pay off debts.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
13 March 2023
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Global Diaspora Virtual Exchanges: Impactful Skills

Veronica Uribe-Kessler
09 March 2023

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Veronica Uribe-Kessler
08 March 2023

OriginAL 2023 Program - Applications are OPEN!

From the 6 to the 27th of March, the Albanian Diaspora Young Adults can apply to participate in the OriginAL 2023 program, which will be held from August 2 to 16. 
Daphne Henning
28 February 2023
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Global Diaspora Humanitarian Forum on Türkiye-Syria Earthquake Response

The purpose of this virtual forum is to create a safe space and bring together diaspora organizations across the world, particularly Turkish and Syrian diaspora organizations, to show solidarity, to help address challenges and needs, to share useful practices, and to strengthen cooperation and communication.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
23 February 2023
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Save the Date: Global Diaspora Virtual Exchange on Communication to Boost Development

The International Orgnanization for Migration (IOM),  iDiaspora, the Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT), the Global Diaspora Confederation (GDC) and the Migration Youth and Children Platform (MYCP), are partnering to organise three Global Diaspora Virtual Exchanges on communication to boost diaspora engagement for development.