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Sep 04, 2020
2nd Global Nepali Health Conference
Over 8 million Nepali are outside of Nepal and the majority of them are migrant workers and have found themselves affected one way or other by the current pandemic. The Health Committee of Non-Resident Nepali Association is organizing 2nd Global Nepali Health Conference during Sept 18-20, 2020. The aim of the conference is to bring together individuals, organizations, government(s) and international agencies who are working towards improving and maintaining the health of Nepali as migrants worldwide, as well as in Nepal.
Jun 30, 2020 • ED4D Entrepreneurship by Diaspora for Development
Newsletter Diaspora Engagement IOM the Netherlands
This newsletter is focused on diaspora engagement and on how we at IOM the Netherlands place the diaspora at the centre of our projects. I could not explain it better than our participants do in our promotion video, featuring our projects and highlighting their achievements. You will also have noticed that our website has been improved with a fresh new look and several additional features to showcase results even better.
Jul 15, 2020
Impact on Points of Entry BI-WEEKLY ANALYSIS 15 July 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected global mobility both in terms of international mobility restrictions and restrictive measures on internal movement. To better understand how COVID-19 affects global mobility, IOM has developed a global mobility database to gather, map and track data on these restrictive measures impacting movement. This report provides a global perspective of the COVID-19-related measures and restrictions imposed by countries, territories and areas impacting cross-border, as well as the resulting effects on stranded migrants and other population categories.
Jul 15, 2020
Impact On Key Locations Of Internal Mobility Weekly Analysis 15 July 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected global mobility both in terms of international mobility restrictions and restrictive measures on internal movement. To better understand how COVID-19 affects global mobility, IOM has developed a global mobility database to gather, map and track data on these restrictive measures impacting movement. This report provides a global perspective of the COVID-19-related measures and restrictions imposed by countries, territories and areas impacting internal movements, as well as the resulting effects on stranded migrants and other population categories.
Jul 27, 2020
Resumen y Resultados de Encuentro Global Virtual de Diasporas 10 June 2020
Este breve informe describe las principales intervenciones de los panelistas y participantes, así como algunas de las buenas prácticas identificadas y los próximos pasos potenciales propuestos durante el tercer Encuentro Global Virtual de Diásporas sobre la Respuesta a COVID-19 organizado el 10 de junio de 2020 por iDiaspora y la OIM con el apoyo de sus co-organizadores: Coalición por Venezuela, UnidosUS y DEMAC.
Jul 17, 2020
TOWARDS A COMMON FRAMEWORK FOR MONITORING MIGRANT ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO DEVELOPMENT
The global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant attention to migrant remittances and the potential impact of a projected decline in their volumes. It is important, however, to recognize that migrants contribute much more, both in financial and indirect ways, to their country of origin (CoO). Responses and policies that are being considered should cover all aspects of migrants’ contributions, not only remittances.
Jun 06, 2020
Synthèse et résultats de l'événement Global Exchange en Français 20 Mai 2020
Ce bref rapport présente les principales interventions des panélistes et des participants ainsi que certaines des meilleures pratiques identifiées et des prochaines étapes potentielles proposées lors du deuxième échange global virtuel des les diasporas sur la réponse à COVID-19 organisé le 20 mai 2020 par iDiaspora et l'OIM avec le soutien de leurs coorganisateurs : le Réseau de la diaspora africaine, la Plateforme de développement de la diaspora Afrique-Europe et DEMAC.
Nov 12, 2020 Video
Rwandan Diaspora Engagement project to support the TVET sector
IOM - UN Migration in Rwanda together with Rwanda Polytechnic, Ministry of Education and Rwanda Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation implements a Diaspora Engagement project to support the TVET sector by engaging Rwandan diaspora residing in Belgium and Germany in IPRCs across the country.
Nov 12, 2020 Video
Diaspora Engagement in Rwanda in the Health Sector
On September 26, 2020, the Rwanda Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and the International Organization for Migration, held an online webinar. The webinar’s purpose was to involve Rwandan diaspora interested in supporting the development of Rwanda. This included diaspora living in Belgium/Germany and skilled in the TVET (technical and vocational education and training) sector and Rwandan diaspora health professional living in Belgium/Germany/UK/France/Netherlands.
Nov 02, 2020 Opportunity
Agri-Tech Innovation Program
Agri-Tech Innovation extends our mission to a thematically focused program in agriculture, agroecology, agroforestry, organic farming, and pisco-agriculture with an emphasis on technological innovation. This program targets sustainable ventures within the agri-tech space on the African continent.