21 April 2022
Recognizing the importance of diasporas as changemakers in their communities and drivers of progress, and noting the increasing effects of climate change worldwide, the U.S. Department of State and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are relaunching the Diaspora Voices initiative with a new focus on the climate crisis.
30 March 2022
Build Back Safer - Philippines
The Philippines is the 4th most disaster-prone country in the world. Natural disasters tend to exacerbate any pre-existing inequalities, and women and girls are no exception. After natural disasters, women and girls are even more vulnerable to gender-based violence, sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and other health concerns.
28 January 2022
Diaspora’s Engagement in COVID-19 Response and Relief
Supporting COVID-19 Response and Relief at the Country Level Through Disbursement and Facilitation of Sub-Grants for Selected Diaspora Organizations
To galvanize diaspora’s engagement in COVID-19 response, IOM Washington, DC is implementing a project funded by USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, with the ultimate goal to increase the reach and effectiveness of relief assistance to communities affected by the pandemic.
02 December 2021
Global Diaspora Week
Global Diaspora Week is a week 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 supported by the UN IOM.
28 September 2021
Regional Diaspora Engagement in Southern Africa
Are you a member of or work with the diaspora community of the Southern Africa region? Would you like to engage with other members, organizations, experts and institutions and find opportunities to leverage your work? Would you like access to diaspora success stories, best practices and relevant policies from across the region? Would you like to voice your opinions and contribute to the discourse on national and regional initiatives, including development programs and skills mobility partnerships?
29 March 2021
Call for submissions: Empowering Global Diasporas in the Digital Era
A collaboration between Routed Magazine and iDiaspora. A special issue on the theme of ‘Empowering global diasporas in the digital era’ , to be published in June 2021. The deadline for proposals is 23 April 2021.
Roberto Gil CANCEL COMAS
04 March 2021
Empowering the South American Diaspora as Agents for Sustainable Development
It is estimated that there are more than 10 million emigrants from South America living outside the region, and these do not include second and third generation migrants. All six countries participating in this project have institutions at the sub-ministerial level responsible for engaging with their diasporas, and four of them have policies that address the topic. This is strong evidence of the importance of the diaspora to these countries.
21 January 2021
Framework for Diaspora 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.