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Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

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.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Call for papers: Diaspora Studies

Call for papers - Nov 1st, 2021
ADEPT

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
migrationdevelopmentitaly

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

   
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

2nd edition of the ADEPT magazine

Roberto Gil CANCEL COMAS

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

The iDiaspora Platform was officially launched on 8 October 2018 during the
Roberto Gil CANCEL COMAS

2nd Global Nepali Health Conference

Over 8 million Nepali are outside of Nepal and the majority of them are migrant workers and have found themselves affected one way or other by the current pandemic. The Health Committee of Non-Resident Nepali Association is organizing 2nd Global Nepali Health Conference during Sept 18-20, 2020. The aim of the conference is to bring together individuals, organizations, government(s) and…
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Newsletter Diaspora Engagement IOM the Netherlands

This newsletter is focused on diaspora engagement and on how we at IOM the Netherlands place the diaspora at the centre of our projects. I could not explain it better than our participants do in our promotion video, featuring our projects and highlighting their achievements. You will also have noticed that our website has been improved with a fresh new look and several additional features to…
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Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

L’AVENIR DES DIASPORAS

L’avenir des diasporas est né du constat que les réflexions autour de l’engagement des diasporas se contentent trop souvent d’établir un état de la situation actuelle, sans proposer de vision prospective pourtant indispensable. Cette publication rassemble 12  articles  poussant  à  la  réflexion,  écrits  par  des  experts  internationaux  qui  ont  consacré  leur  carrière  à  la  recherche  d’une  meilleure  compréhension  de  l’engagement  des  diasporas  et  à  la  création  de  conditions  permettant  aux  communautés  transnationales de contribuer au développement durable. 
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

DIASPORA ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IN TUNISIAREAL-TIME REVIEW

Tunisian Diaspora Humanitarianism in times of COVID-19
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Diaspora Engagement Model for Development

Executive Summary
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS IN AFGHANISTAN REAL-TIME REVIEW

Executive Summary: On 16 August, 2021 the Taliban announced that they had gained control of Afghanistan. The takeover resulted in heated public debate about the twodecade war, the humanitarian implications of the withdrawal, and the future of women and civil society in Afghanistan.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

REMITTANCES AND DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT IN SOUTH SUDAN - A policy research with a focus on the South Sudanese community in Australia

This research is part of the project titled Enhancing Knowledge on Remittances and Diaspora Engagement in South Sudan, funded by the IOM Development Fund and managed by IOM South Sudan, in partnership with the Government of South Sudan’s Ministry of Finance and Planning, BSS and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The objective of the study was to fill the knowledge gap on remittances in and to South Sudan, and address policy recommendations on where the Government of South Sudan could make policy guidance to enhance migrant remittances and diaspora engagement.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

AFRICAN ACADEMIC DIASPORA TOOLKIT - Preparation for university diaspora academics and hosts

This toolkit has been designed as an operational guide to help academic diaspora, hosts, home and host universities explore the challenges and opportunities ahead through African academic diaspora exchange. Building on the groundbreaking work of the institutional collaborators who have supported this toolkit, its main purpose is to provide hands-on tips and tools to help generate further impact from ongoing and future African academic diaspora exchange.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

The Future of Diasporas

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 communities to contribute to sustainable development.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Fortalecendo as Diásporas Globais na Era Digital

As diásporas são agentes com capacidade para criar conexões e iniciativas transnacionais de apoio às suas comunidades, tanto nos seus países de origem como nos seus países de residência. A tecnologia fornece uma ferramenta inestimável para galvanizar estes esforços da diáspora, permitindo explorar o potencial ilimitado do espaço digital e da colaboração.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
12 January 2022
Event Calendar

Migration Dialogues (IMRF Roundtable 3)

This Dialogue will focus on Roundtable 3, covering Objectives 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, and 22 of the GCM. The call is convened by WHO, UCLG, and UNMGCY, with support from the Secretariat, and will support the finalization of the Roundtable 3 background note for the IMRF.
Jacqueline Howell
23 December 2021
Blog Entry

Navigating my Double-Identity through Language

From a young age, I have grappled with how to carry and convey the two worlds that live within me. Having said my first words in Spanish in Argentina, but then read my first book in the United States in English, I have felt straddled across the Northern and Southern tips of a continent for as long as I can remember. 
GDC
17 December 2021
Event Calendar

Global Diaspora Assembly

The Global Diaspora Confederation (GDC) first Global Diaspora Week commenced on 12th December 2021. This event scheduled to continue through to 18th December 2021 has been tremendously successful so far. We are thrilled to announce that the Deputy Director-General of IOM, Ms. Ugochi Daniels will be attending our first Global Diaspora Assembly this Saturday, 18th December at 2 pm GMT/UTC.
GDC
17 December 2021
Blog Entry

Global Diaspora Assembly

The Global Diaspora Confederation (GDC) first Global Diaspora Week commenced on 12th December 2021. This event scheduled to continue through to 18th December 2021 has been tremendously successful so far. We are thrilled to announce that the Deputy Director-General of IOM, Ms. Ugochi Daniels will be attending our first Global Diaspora Assembly this Saturday, 18th December at 2 pm GMT/UTC.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
17 December 2021
Blog Entry

The Potential of Diasporas for Development

Diasporas are important development actors. But how exactly to they engage with their communities?   Learn more about how transnational migrants impact development in our new video series. In this short video series, academics, diaspora members and practitioners present their views on the relevance of engaging with diasporas and their impact on development.  
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
Promotional Videos

Supporting the Sustainability of Diaspora Interventions

Experts provide key lessons to maximise diaspora engagement in the long term.  In this short video series, academics, diaspora members and practitioners present their views on the relevance of engaging with diasporas and their impact on development.  
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
Promotional Videos

Building a Global Diaspora Community

Peter Kwok presents how global diaspora organizations have the potential to act as hubs that connect and coordinate joint efforts among different diasporas around the world.  In this short video series, academics, diaspora members and practitioners present their views on the relevance of engaging with diasporas and their impact on development.  
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
Promotional Videos

Diasporas Responding to Crises

Diaspora leaders and national authorities showcase how diasporas have responded to multiple crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.   In this short video series, academics, diaspora members and practitioners present their views on the relevance of engaging with diasporas and their impact on development.  

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