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Martina Castiglioni

Diaspora 4 Climate Action Research Brief: the opportunities and challenges of engaging the diaspora in climate action

In response to large knowledge and research gaps regarding the potential of diaspora involvement in climate  action the D4C project has produced a multi-country case study analysing the potential, challenges, and  opportunities for diaspora engagement in climate action.  This research brief summarises the key findings and recommendation from the data collection in Bangladesh, Ghana, Jamaica and the UK.  
Annie Yunxian Jiang

Advocacy Toolkit for Diaspora Organizations

The Danish Refugee Council 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. This toolkit – part of a broader series of toolkits – have been developed to offer practical guidance to diaspora actors in different areas: (1) Diaspora Fundraising, (2) Community Outreach (3) Networking and Alliances Building and (4) Advocacy.
Annie Yunxian Jiang

Diaspora and Climate Action: Actors of Change in the Green Transition


iDiaspora Newsletter - Issue 6 - April 2024

In this sixth edition of the newsletter, you will discover that iDiaspora, representing IOM, has been selected to participate in the inaugural UN Pulse Accelerator cohort. This distinctive program aims to scale innovative solutions from pilot stages to broader implementation, driving transformative change across the UN System.
Catalina Moisescu

Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) Infosheet Series: Linking MICIC & Diaspora

The Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) Guidelines establish a series of non-binding principles, guidelines, and practices to help governments, international organizations, and other stakeholders, including diasporas, to better protect migrants lives during crisis. Diaspora is referenced across all three MICIC Guidelines overarching areas: crisis preparedness, emergency response, and post-crisis action, with diaspora being recognized as a key stakeholder.

Diaspora, Climate-Induced Migration and Skills Mobility: A focus on Africa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have produced this joint report examining topical migration issues for Africa. The report entitled Diaspora Engagement, Climate-Induced Migration and Skills Mobility: A focus on Africa, provides critical analysis, institutional and policy recommendations emphasizing the significance of partnerships for inclusive Diaspora engagement (Chapter 1); managing climate mobility and building climate resilience (Chapter 2); and fostering skills mobility (Chapter 3).


In this fifth edition of the newsletter, you will discover the culmination of a comprehensive consultative process shaping the Global Diaspora Policy Alliance (GDPA). Diasporas have achieved recognition as pivotal development and humanitarian contributors at the highest political echelons. They serve as essential partners in development, and the integration of their contributions into global policies and programs should be more comprehensive, systematic, and sustainable.

Carrying out the Onomastic Analysis for Mapping the Kazakh Diaspora

This study is based on quantitative (survey of respondents) and qualitative (survey of experts, in-depth interviews) methods of collecting information collected in December 2021 - August 2022. Purpose: to study the institutionalization of the Kazakh community of the Russian Federation. The study consists of two parts: 1) survey of respondents – ethnic Kazakhs living in the Russian Federation (citizens of the Russian Federation), 2) survey of expert specialists, scientists, researchers in the field of migration, diasporology, anthropology, international relations, etc.

Empowering Migrants and Communities: Private Sector Engagement for Inclusive Sustainable Development

The need to expand private sector engagement for enhanced migration and sustainable development outcomes is very clear. International agreements, like the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, have already recognized that the private sector has a critical role to play in ensuring that migrants can contribute to sustainable development and that their fundamental rights are upheld.

Regional consultations: Towards the Global Diaspora Policy Alliance

This report summarizes the key information shared during the four regional consultations held onSeptember 25 and 27. The objective of this report is to update key partners on the progress made duringthe consultative process aimed at establishing the Global Diaspora Policy Alliance.