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Migrants and diaspora communities are recognized for their invaluable role in society due to their rich cultural contributions, diverse voices, and their economic contributions to the countries they live in and come from, including philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and innovations. iDiaspora provides a platform to share your voice, to gain knowledge, and to engage with the global community committed to the importance of diaspora.
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Strengthening mapping capacities and coordination of humanitarian assistance with diaspora organizations
The impact of diaspora contributions goes far beyond remittances because they give affected communities a lifeline before, during, and after disasters by sending medical missions, sharing skills, strengthening infrastructure, providing medicine for sick family members, and coming up with creative solutions to close gaps in the responses of traditional humanitarian actors.
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While diaspora actors have long contributed in various forms to humanitarian response efforts in their respective Countries of Origin (CoOs), most of this involvement has historically been ad hoc. These contributions include contextual knowledge, local connections, quick mobilization, financial support, and volunteers.
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Diaspora Economic Potential for Sustainable Development: Proven Strategies, Best Practices and Results
The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit, through its Roundtable 3 “Diasporas: actors of economic, social and cultural development of regions”, recognizes the contributions of diasporas to the sustainable development of their countries of destination and origin.
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Are you looking for ways to enhance the aid you deliver before, during, and after disasters? The IOM´s Framework for Diaspora Engagement in Humanitarian Assistance is a dynamic guide that offers flexible tools and systems to elevate the impact of your humanitarian efforts.
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…
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 (…
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.