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Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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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.   This video was produced with financial contributions from the Swiss Agency for Development…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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Examples of Diaspora Initiatives

Diaspora leaders share their own initiatives and explain how they have contributed to the sustainable development of their countries of origin in multiple sectors such as education, health, and entrepreneurship.  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…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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The Scope of Diaspora Interventions

Experts showcase how diasporas contribute to the economic, social, cultural, and human development of their countries of origin and residence.  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…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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Diasporas as Transnational Bridges

Experts explain how diasporas can act as bridges between two nations, to strengthening global partnerships.   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)…
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO
14 December 2021
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Building Trust with Diasporas

This video highlights the key role of trust in diaspora engagement. How can governments build trust with their diaspora for a transparent, positive, two-way relationship?  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…
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…

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