Global Diaspora Day - Resources

Global Diaspora Day - The Resources


Here we provide you as additional material to the selections 25 interesting resources, focusing on diaspora and migrants contributions to job creation, enterprise, investment and public policy; as well as addressing xenophobia.  These also include some diaspora-focused training materials. These resources have a global focus, and should be useful to anyone looking to learn about, and learn from, diaspora and migrants contributions to development.

1. Article: ‚ÄčOpportunities amidst the migration crisis

Gibril Faal, Interim Executive Director of the Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform (ADEPT)
Published in The Huffington Post, 17 September 2015

2. International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA)

Introduction to IdEA

DIASPORA IMPACT INVESTMENT INITIATIVES (offered through Calvert Foundation, IdEA's managing partner):

WEBINARS HOSTED BY IDEA (recordings):

CAPACITY BUILDING AND TRAINING WEBINARS HOSTED BY IDEA (recordings)

BLOGS FROM GLOBAL DIASPORA WEEK 2015

GDW Overview (priority)

Event Specific:

PUBLIC RESOURCES PUBLISHED BY OTHER SOURCES (from the Resources section of iDEA’s website):

*Research/Tools

*Business/Investment

*Philanthropy/Volunteering

*Diplomacy

3. Case study: Diaspora Matters

Dr. Martin Russell, Associate Director, Diaspora Matters

4. Article: Somali entrepreneurs in South Africa: Brisk activity under constant threat

Benny Carlson and Abdu Hikam

English