01 June 2021
My father, who is originally from Rangpur, came to the U.K. in the year 1962, six months after graduating from Dhaka Medical College. He began his hospital jobs over various locations in England, and in 1966 he married my mother (originally from Gopalganj). My elder brother was born shortly after, in Birmingham, and in 1974 my father settled down as a G.P. in Wolverhampton where both my second…
21 May 2021
Fostering Cultural Dialogue to Enhance Community Integration between Diaspora Communities in Jordan: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
From social development to economic growth, diasporas have long led to the prosperity of the communities they lived with. Every year on May 21, the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development honors diaspora communities and promotes cross-cultural dialogue by celebrating the diversity of the world's many cultures, fostering unity, and promoting sustainable development.
21 May 2021
Survey: Online Education from Lebanese Universities
Lebanese Diaspora Energy - LDE is currently undertaking an endeavor revolving around distance education that could be provided by key Lebanese universities to international students, including the Lebanese community overseas. We believe that the talents and academic wealth we have are one of the main resources that not only should we encourage, but we should also incentivize to stay in Lebanon.…
05 May 2021
How are diaspora communities helping fight climate change?
The role of young people in taking a stand and being part of the solution to climate change issues has never been more prominent. From Greta Thunburg’s Fridays for Future school strike to the UN-Secretary General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change, young people around the globe are demanding that their opinions are heard and that real environmental change is enacted.
24 April 2021
Do I Belong?
As part of the Kee Khobor project, Re-Balance is shamelessly celebrating the diverse identities and experiences of British Bengali community. By sharing stories from the community we hope that people will feel a sense of belonging and visibility whilst reflecting on the challenges faced by and within the community over the last 50 years since Bangladesh gained independence.
15 March 2021
The "Who", "What", and "How" of diaspora engagement - Roberto Cancel's insights from a global diaspora career
Episode 23 of the Migration & Diaspora Podcast: The "Who", "What", and "How" of diaspora engagement - Roberto Cancel's insights from a global diaspora career. Loksan Harley 3/15/2021
25 February 2021
Join the Community Vaccine Townhall
Join the Haiti Renewal Alliance and IndyGeneUS for a virtual townhall event about Coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine uptake and hesitancy. The event is on Thursday, February 25th from 18:00-20:00 EST (GMT/UTC-5), and is in honor of Black History Month. The goal of the town hall is to discuss the state of the vaccine rollout, 'debunk' Covid-19 vaccine myths, address concerns in the community…