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Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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Motivations for Diasporas to Engage

Experts explain the different conditions that trigger and sustain diaspora engagement.   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.   This video was produced with financial contributions from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the IOM…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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Knowing Your Diaspora

Experts shed light on the importance of conducting diaspora mappings to understand their diaspora better (e.g. professional expertise, interest areas, motivations, personal profiles, etc.). Knowing your diaspora is key to designing policies that most effectively engage diaspora by grounding them in reality.   In this short video series, academics, diaspora members and practitioners present their…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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Defining “Diaspora” and Diaspora Engagement

Experts unpack the concept of “diaspora” and explain why diaspora engagement is important for sustainable development.   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.  This video was produced with financial contributions from the Swiss Agency for Development and…
GDC
13 December 2021
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Global Diaspora Week Opening Ceremony

The Global Diaspora Coalition has kickstarted their Global Diaspora Week with the Opening Ceremony! This ceremony celebrated the beginning of the Global Diaspora Confederation in working with Diaspora Organizations in the coming years. It consisted of keynote speeches, showcasing some examples of Diaspora Organizations' achievements, and launched the Week of the High-Level Consultation Sessions…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
07 December 2021
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ADEPT and IOM’s partnership: Developing the potential of diasporas

iDiaspora and ADEPT have collaborated in multiple global initiatives such as the organisation of virtual events, the coordination of an online course and a publication. iDiaspora and ADEPT have the potential to keep collaborating to empower diasporas as development actors both by creating new opportunities for young members of diasporas and by raising awareness about the multiple economic, social…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
06 December 2021
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Doing Business in Post Covid 19 Agrofood sector

This webinar was organized by the Food Bridge vzw in collaboration with COLEACP and Sankaa vzw. The speaker is Mr Jeremy Knops, DG COLEACP
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
22 September 2021
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Empowering Diasporas in the Digital Era - Discussion with the authors

iDiaspora hosted a conversation with three authors of the publication "Empowering Global Diasporas in the Digital Era" co-edited with Routed Magazine.  In this video you will learn how diaspora groups have stepped up their efforts to fight COVID-19 by supporting local and international communities.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
20 August 2021
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Diaspora Insights – Oliva Lopez Calderon on cultural identity

Description: In the third episode of IOM Belgium and Luxembourg’s Diaspora Insights podcast, founder of online platform Skin Mutts, Olivia Lopez Calderon, talks about Skin Mutts, cultural identity in a multicultural context and her search for an answer to the question “Where do I belong?”. For the other episodes of the Diaspora Insights podcast, head over to https://belgium.iom.int/diaspora-…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
17 June 2021
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3rd Global Exchange - Maximizing diaspora engagement: Ensuring Sustainability

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…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
27 May 2021
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2nd Global Event 2021 - Maximizing diaspora engagement: Mobilizing resources

The purpose of this event is to invite participants to discuss strategies to mobilize resources to feed diaspora engagement initiatives.    Discussions will be centred on overcoming challenges around the following topics: fundraising campaigns, strategies for crowdfunding, and the use of technology as well as financing diaspora organisations.  For more information about the speakers, please…

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