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Unlocking Transnational Potential

Author: Larisa Lara

Migrants and Diaspora are Agents of Change for Climate Action: Migrants4Climate Award Winners Announced

Geneva – The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the French Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) announced the winners of the Migrants4Climate (M4C) Award today, during The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), Friends of The Forum meeting in Geneva.  
Camelia Tigau

Knowledge Diasporas on Their Escape to Canada; Stories of Responsibilities and Guilt

The link between humanitarianism and the responsibility to protect is a recurring idea in recent migration studies.


Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the Global Forum on Migration and Development today launched the call for nominations for the Migrant4Climate (M4C) Award 2023 showcasing the con
Arifur Rahaman

Are Biharis in Bangladesh Diaspora?: A succinct overview

Since Bangladesh's independence in 1971, the despondent condition of the Urdu-speaking Bihari Community has been a nuanced issue. Due to their distinct cultural identity, which distinguished them from Bengalis, Urdu-speaking people supported Pakistan and opposed Bangladesh's independence movement during the 1971 Liberation War. The post-war period was a period of uncertainty and destitution for…
Daphne Henning

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

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

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.
Sid Mofya

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.
Ananda Majumdar

I am a Bird

A little bird-loving Girl passes a woman on her day-to-day bike ride with her father, which scares her until she explores their commonality.