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04 July 2022

BEYOND IYANOLA DIGEST Issue No. 6 - Inspiration (Apr/Jun 2022)

Daphne Henning
21 April 2022

Diaspora Voices

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.
Daphne Henning
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.


Daphne Henning
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?
24 June 2021

Diaspora Youth Design Competition: “The Future of Diaspora”

Are you a young member of any diaspora interested in design? How do you envision diaspora engagement in the future? 

ADEPT and iDiaspora are organising the First Design Competition for young diaspora members.  

11 June 2021

Online Certificate Programme: Migration Governance and Diaspora Engagement

Why this Programme?

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.
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.

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