06 June 2023Promotional Videos
iDiaspora Photo Exhibition CICG Geneva
Background IOM and partners were pleased to facilitate a multi-stakeholder consultation to discuss the establishment of this Global Diaspora Policy Alliance (GDPA) on May 17 at the Centre International de Conférences (CICG) in Geneva. The aim of this meeting was to discuss and design the establishment, structure and scope of the Global Diaspora Policy Alliance through a collaborative approach.…
15 March 2023Promotional Videos
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.
08 March 2023Promotional Videos
iDiapora Stories - Dr. Rana Dajani President of SASTA and Founder of "We Love Reading"
Dr. Rana Dajani is a professor of molecular biology currently an affiliate with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA, USA. She is originally from Jordan and half Palestinian half Syrian. Besides being a scientist, Dr. Dajani is a social entrepreneur and the founder and director of the program We Love Reading which works on changing mindsets through reading to nurture changer-makers by…
21 February 2023Promotional Videos
iDiaspora Story: Dr. Jessica Hamadziripi - GET
Dr. Hamadziripi is the founder and director of Director Genesis Entrepreneurship Trust (GET) an organization based in Harare, Zimbabwe. GET is a private voluntary organization created to address the challenge of unemployment and economic vulnerability through training the youth. GET equips youth with entrepreneurial skills that provide them with the opportunity to earn income from running…
14 February 2023Promotional Videos
Diaspora Insights Podcast with Kriticos Mwansa
IOM Belgium’s Diaspora Engagements team is proud to launch its tenth episode of its Diaspora Insights Podcast series! In this episode, we welcome Kriticos Mwansa: artist, activist and founder of The Bookclub. In this episode Kriticos discusses his inspiring work, different forms of protesting and the importance of healing.
03 February 2023Promotional Videos
Road Map for Engaging Diaspora in Development
Governments at both ends of the migration cycle increasingly recognize the value of diasporas’ spontaneous engagements with their countries of origin and are seeking ways to cooperate with them. "The Road Map for Engaging Diasporas in Development: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners in Home and Host Countries" offers policymakers and practitioners a user-friendly and practical guide on…
18 January 2023Promotional Videos
IDiaspora Stories: Manuel Meneses Namihira - Diáspora2030mx
Manuel is the Founder of Diáspora2030mx, a platform for open conversations and engagement with practitioners of sustainable development from the Mexican diaspora. This platform was launched in February 2021 with the participation of the National Coordinator for the 2030 Agenda in the Office of the Presidency of Mexico. In September 2022, the project got funding from the British Government to…
02 November 2022Promotional Videos
iDiaspora Stories: Theresa R. Fianko - Diaspora Digital News
Theresa R. Fianko is the Founder and Managing Editor of the global social impact broadcasting platform - Diaspora Digital News. An Integrated Media/Marketing Communications professional, she has lived and worked in the diaspora for over a decade and is committed to the cause of balanced, informative, sustainable and ethical journalism. Theresa is a co-author of “Empowering Global Diasporas in…