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Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

REMITTANCES AND DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT IN SOUTH SUDAN - A policy research with a focus on the South Sudanese community in Australia

This research is part of the project titled Enhancing Knowledge on Remittances and Diaspora Engagement in South Sudan, funded by the IOM Development Fund and managed by IOM South Sudan, in partnership with the Government of South Sudan’s Ministry of Finance and Planning, BSS and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The objective of the study was to fill the knowledge gap on remittances in and to South Sudan, and address policy recommendations on where the Government of South Sudan could make policy guidance to enhance migrant remittances and diaspora engagement.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

AFRICAN ACADEMIC DIASPORA TOOLKIT - Preparation for university diaspora academics and hosts

This toolkit has been designed as an operational guide to help academic diaspora, hosts, home and host universities explore the challenges and opportunities ahead through African academic diaspora exchange. Building on the groundbreaking work of the institutional collaborators who have supported this toolkit, its main purpose is to provide hands-on tips and tools to help generate further impact from ongoing and future African academic diaspora exchange.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

The Future of Diasporas

The Future of Diasporas project was born out of the realization that reflections around diaspora engagement all too often come down to States of play and lacked much-needed forward-looking vision. This publication contains 12 thought-provoking articles written by global experts who have devoted their careers to better understanding diaspora engagement and creating conditions for transnational communities to contribute to sustainable development.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Maximizing Diaspora Engagement – Building Trust, Mobilizing Resources and Ensuring Sustainability: Insights and Reflections Paper

The 2021 Virtual Global Diaspora Exchanges focused on the themes: Building Trust, Mobilizing Resources and Ensuring Sustainability. The exchanges explored the best practices across the regions and unpacked concerns and opportunities in supporting diaspora to reach their full potential. iDIASPORA, GRFDT, CISAN  and  ADEPT  recognize  the  growing  importance  of  the  discourse  on  empowering  the diverse  range  of  diaspora  actors  in  their  endeavours  to  participate  in  homeland  development.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Networking & Alliance Building Toolkit for Diaspora Organizations

This is one of three toolkits commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council’s Diaspora Programme  to UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University as part of its Diaspora Dialogue in Europe programming. The Diaspora Programme is implemented by DRC’s Civil Society Engagement Unit. DRC engages civil society actors rooted in and/or with direct ties to the Global South, and therefore considers diaspora transnational civil society actors an integral part of the civil society they work with.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Community Outreach Toolkit for Diaspora Organizations

This is one of three toolkits commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council’s Diaspora Programme to UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University as part of its Diaspora Dialogue in Europe programming. The Diaspora Programme is implemented by DRC’s Civil Society Engagement Unit. DRC engages civil society actors rooted in and/or with direct ties to the Global South, and therefore considers diaspora transnational civil society actors an integral part of the civil society they work with.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Fundraising Toolkit for Diaspora Organizations

This is one of three toolkits commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council’s Diaspora Programme to UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University as part of its Diaspora Dialogue in Europe programming.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Roadmap for diaspora engagement in Sudan

This policy brief is the result of multiple consultations Shabaka undertook between June and July 2021 on diaspora engagement in Sudan; specifically, a series of three roundtable discussions exploring a roadmap for effective diaspora engagement. It is an independent initiative set up by Shabaka to facilitate more robust diaspora engagement with the Government of Sudan during this critical transitional period.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

ADEPT-Shabaka Policy Brief on African Diaspora Humanitarianism

The Importance of African Diaspora Humanitarianism in Times of Crises The African diasporas are key humanitarian actors and stakeholders in humanitarian response, often complementing and filling in gaps left by institutional humanitarian partners (DEMAC 2018, Shabaka EU DiF 2021). Diasporas deliver interventions across all stages of the humanitarian-development-peace nexus, from pre-crisis resilience building, emergency response, to post-crisis recovery and reconstruction.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

iDiaspora - User Guide for Contributors

This guide is intended for Contributors of the iDiaspora platform. The site is rich with activities like blogs, events, and many other dynamic components. Find how to use these components to take advantage of all the features available on the platform.

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