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Jaka Ceesay Jaiteh
30 June 2022

Tapping into Diaspora Skills to Strengthen Healthcare Systems in The Gambia

Banjul, 28 Feb 2022 – Twenty-two years ago, a teenage Olimatou Chongan decided to leave home for the United Kingdom to pursue her undergraduate studies. “My parents were very encouraging of my education. I had a hardworking father and a loving mother,” recalls Olimatou. “After the 1994 coup in The Gambia, many of my family members left the country, so I already had some family in the UK.”
10 May 2022

Humans to Humans H-Accelerator Summer 2022

Humans to Humans offers remote collaboration opportunities for students and entrepreneurs. Through our program, we provide university students with the opportunity to make a difference, enhance their expertise, and get a unique perspective on business and international development by working directly with CEOs and founders of high growth and sustainable ventures. We are currently accepting…
01 April 2022

About Integrated Diaspora Services

Integrated Diaspora Services Ltd (IDS) conducted its official launch virtually on March 24, 2021 in the presence of the State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Senator, The Honourable Leslie Campbell, other government officials and Global Diaspora leaders. We wish to use this opportunity to formally introduce the company to you.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
08 March 2022

My Journey: from rural Colombia to the United States

Today, March 8, the world celebrates International Women's Day, and I pause to think about my journey as a woman and a member of the Colombian diaspora. I grew up in a rural area in the southwest of Colombia, without any access to technology or books. I also realized that my circumstances would not limit my dreams or my achievements. With only two encyclopedias, I made my way through school as…
Jacqueline Howell
23 December 2021

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. 
17 December 2021

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.
17 December 2021

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.  
13 December 2021

Migration, climate change and sustainable development: a new perspective for Italian mountain areas

  In a global context of climate change, people move in different ways, either by migrating within their own countries or by crossing borders. Increasing climate volatility and environmental degradation affect people's mobility (voluntary or forced) and their livelihoods.
03 December 2021

Global Diaspora Week 2021

The world’s first Global Diaspora Week for all Diaspora Organizations Global Diaspora Week is a week (12-18 December 2021) of global activities for Diaspora Organizations (DO) in the world to advocate, discuss, debate, and make recommendations on subjects pertaining to diasporas and their supporting communities. It is organized by Global Diaspora Confederation and supported by IOM.
08 October 2021


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