16 February 2021
Diaspora in Response to the Crisis
According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs on International Migrant Stock 2020, there were 281 million international migrants at mid-year 2020. More than 200 million international migrants were of working age between 20 and 64 years.
11 February 2021
Venezuelan women contributing to the advancement of science and technology from Colombia
To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and to acknowledge the great work that migrant women perform in scientific areas, iDiaspora presents the story of two Venezuelan professionals living in Colombia.
01 February 2021
Sharing with Andi, An Early Child Educator in Norway
In the commemoration of the International Day of Education on the last 24 January 2021, we had the opportunity to connect with Andi, an Indonesian native and an early childhood educator on the northern side of Norway. When his first visit to Norway, he had no plan to reside or work as he just came to meet his friend. Then, he decided to live in Norway afterward. “I attended the Norwegian…
28 January 2021
Developing a Framework for Diaspora's Engagement in Humanitarian Assistance
Diaspora organizations provide tremendous added value to humanitarian assistance. Historically, diasporas are key contributors to their countries of origin or heritage through remittances and other financial or in-kind contributions, but their involvement in humanitarian efforts mean so much more.
22 December 2020
International Migrants Day - 2020
Every migrant carries with them a seed. A seed to plant in some land away from where they were born. A seed to plant and water and groom into a tree that blossoms, gives shade and bears fruit in that land where they have seen fit to settle. The seed grows, the migrant glows, the land prospers. This is the story of the migrant and her/his seed. 270 million people are migrants, who send home an…