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Veronica Uribe-Kessler

UNGA77 SIDE EVENT ABOUT DIASPORA

Panelists highlighted the significance of diaspora contributions and dynamic responses to humanitarianism, development, and peace.
GDC

A Logo for the Global Diaspora - Call for Design Submissions

The Global Diaspora Confederation needs your help to redesign our logo in a way that demonstrates the positive values and challenges of the global diaspora. We would like to invite you to share one or two logo designs with us, either done by hand, colored on paper, sketched on computer or described in a few sentences (telling us which shapes to include and why), by 31st October 2022 via
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Call for abstracts: Times and temporalities of migrant transnationalism

For a series of panels at the 2022 IMISCOE conference we invite papers that address migrant transnationalism with analytical perspectives on time and temporalities. Submit an abstract of between 200 and 250 words by 1 December 2021. The conference takes place in Oslo, Norway, from 29 June to 1 July 2022. Participation can be either physical or virtual.
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

Call for papers: Diaspora Studies

Call for papers - Nov 1st, 2021
ADEPT

Study on African diaspora organisations' engagement in local development - Survey

ADEPT has recently launched a study on the engagement of African diaspora organisations in local development of the African continent.
Generazione Ponte Association organizing food parcel distribution -©F. Malavolta/IOM 2020
migrationdevelopmentitaly

Enhancing COVID-19 response through the engagement of migrant associations in Italy

   
Larisa LARA-GUERRERO

2nd edition of the ADEPT magazine

Roberto Gil CANCEL COMAS

iDiaspora: Accelerating Diaspora’s Global Engagement in the Post-Pandemic Era

The iDiaspora Platform was officially launched on 8 October 2018 during the
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Veronica Uribe-Kessler

Kit de herramientas para el mapeo de la diáspora

El “Kit de herramientas para el mapeo de la diáspora”. Aprovechando la amplia experiencia de la OIM en más de 150 mapeos de la diáspora implementados en diversos contextos, este kit de herramientas presenta un enfoque sistemático y detallado, aunque muy flexible y ágil, para realizar mapeos de la diáspora en diferentes contextos.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

iDiaspora Newsletter - Issue 2 - December 20222

The Diaspora Team at the IOM HQ is pleased to present the second issue of the Global Diaspora Newsletter. Diasporas have invaluable economic, cultural, human, and social capital for societies. Governments, organizations, and partners across the world have recognized their potential as development actors in multiple initiatives. This newsletter seeks to highlight major diaspora stories, successes, events, resources, and more that are relevant to both diasporas themselves and their supporters. 
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

Boîte à outils pour une cartographie de la diaspora

La boîte à outils pour une cartographie de la diaspora. S’appuyant sur la riche expérience de plus de 150 cartographies de la diaspora réalisées dans divers contextes, cette boîte à outils présente une approche systématique, complète mais très flexible et agile pour cartographier la diaspora dans différents contextes.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

BULLETIN D'INFORMATION SUR L'ENGAGEMENT DIASPORA

L'équipe de l'OIM chargée de l'engagement des diasporas a publié sa sixième lettre d'information semestrielle. Découvrez les engagements des diasporas dans le cadre des projets de l'OIM et obtenez des informations intéressantes sur les diasporas.  Cette édition comprend également des lectures intéressantes sur la mobilité des compétences et le rôle de la diaspora dans la réponse humanitaire.  L'OIM remercie les voix intéressantes qui sont présentées dans cette édition : Eugène Désiré Nzengou, Kriticos M., Hanan Challouki, Mariam Harutyunyan entre autres.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT NEWSLETTER

IOM’s Diaspora Engagement team  published its sixth biannual newsletter Learn about the diaspora engagements within IOM’s projects and get some interesting diaspora insights.  This edition also includes some interesting reads on skills mobility and the role of diaspora in humanitarian response.  IOM thanks the interesting voices who are featured in this edition: Eugène Désiré Nzengou, Kriticos M., Hanan Challouki, Mariam Harutyunyan among others In the newsletter, there is a thorough list of events for diaspora and podcasts.
Roberto Gil CANCEL COMAS

Empoderando la Diáspora Suramericana como Actores en el Desarrollo Sostenible

Este Diagnóstico Regional releva cómo las diásporas de América del Sur contribuyen al desarrollo de sus países de origen y cómo éstos, de manera individual y en colaboración, pueden empoderar a las comunidades de la diáspora y así maximizar el impacto de sus valiosos aportes. El presente informe es la culminación de un estudio estratificada que incluyó relevamiento de datos primarios a nivel nacional en seis países que aplicaron una metodología y herramientas participativas comunes y han sido complementadas con una investigación a nivel regional.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

IOM United States - Diaspora Engagement Unit Newsletter

The IOM Diaspora Engagement Unit presents the third quaterly newsletter 2022. Find updates, events, and free resources. 
Veronica Uribe-Kessler

PRÉSENTATION D’ENTREPRENEURS AGROALIMENTAIRES DE LA DIASPORA AFRICAINE

COLEACP et The FoodBridge vzw, une organisation à but non lucratif, ont conjointement développer un recueil présentant les activités innovantes de neuf entrepreneurs agroalimentaires de la diaspora africaine.
Daphne Henning
25 January 2023
Blog Entry

Filipino diaspora organizations receive Roofus Awards from the Global Shelter Cluster

The Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) has awarded Roofus Awards to two Filipino diaspora organizations, the Pilipino Senior Resource Center (PSRC) and the Purposeful Unconditional Service to Others (PUSO) Foundation. 
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
18 January 2023
Promotional Videos

IDiaspora Stories: Manuel Meneses Namihira - Diáspora2030mx

Manuel is the Founder of Diáspora2030mx, a platform for open conversations and engagement with practitioners of sustainable development from the Mexican diaspora. This platform was launched in February 2021 with the participation of the National Coordinator for the 2030 Agenda in the Office of the Presidency of Mexico. In September 2022, the project got funding from the British Government to…
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
17 January 2023
Blog Entry

Young diaspora leaders impacting the world today! 

Meet 10 Young Diaspora Leaders who are impacting their communities with unique projects  Young diaspora leaders impacting the world today! 
Daphne Henning
13 January 2023
Blog Entry

Diasporas Take the Lead in Addressing Humanitarian Gaps in COVID-19 Recovery, Reach 1.5 Million People in Lebanon, Tunisia and Zimbabwe

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has partnered with select diaspora organizations operating in Lebanon, Tunisia and Zimbabwe to implement a series of innovative projects in areas significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Collectively, these projects have reached upwards of 1.5 million people within the last six months.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
13 January 2023
Opportunity

Intern Diaspora Engagement

  Call for Curriculum Vitae 2023-03  Position Title : Intern – Diaspora Engagement
Sid Mofya
05 January 2023
Blog Entry

Introducing: African Diaspora Investments Marketplace

The African Diaspora Investments Marketplace is an exciting new project to increase entrepreneurial opportunities and investment across Africa. We would like to invite you, as a member of the African diaspora, to share your experiences and insights and influence the direction of this important initiative.
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
28 November 2022
Event Calendar

AWARDS CEREMONY iDIASPORA PHOTO CONTEST 2022

Introduction   The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and IBER-RUTAS – after inviting professional and amateur photographers to participate in the first International iDiaspora Photo Contest is now pleased to host the Awards Ceremony - iDiaspora Photo Contest 2022. 
Veronica Uribe-Kessler
24 November 2022
Event Calendar

MAXIMIZING DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT THROUGH EVIDENCE-BASED POLICIES: DATA, METHODOLOGIES AND TOOLS

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), through its Statistics and Population Divisions, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are organizing the 3rd International Forum on Migration Statistics (IFMS 2023). The Forum will be held in Santiago, Chile, from 24 – 26 January 2023 as an in-…