McKinsey on Migration

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On December 7, 2016
Kingsley’s Blog – Given the tumultuous and tawdry events of the past year there have been spectacular winners (and how…!!!) and dramatic losers and in that latter category must go migrants and the whole issue of migration – possibly the most toxic topic in current politics. Thus it is timely and encouraging that such a […]
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Diaspora Matters and Iraq

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On December 5, 2016
  Martin Russell’s Blog – Diaspora Matters were delighted to partner with ICMPD for their assessment mission in Iraq to explore potential development of a diaspora policy in the region. Diaspora and post-Conflict development is a matter close to the experiences and expertise of the DM team and Dr. Martin Russell was thrilled to visit Iraq […]
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FT : “Silicon Valley’s European Stars Are Returning Home”

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On September 8, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Interesting article featured in The Financial Times by Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, on how, ten years ago, there was a wave of European born entrepreneurs who headed to Silicon Valley and now we are seeing a steady stream of them returning home to Europe. This just underlines the importance of continuously building networks in […]
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The Third Act Conference in Dublin

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On August 31, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – The Third Act Conference in Dublin recently was a fascinating day of presentations that I was delighted to be part of. The energy and enthusiasm of a packed room was palpable and there is huge interest in how people are going to spend this ‘extra gift of time’. The attached report by […]
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HRA Conference in Washington DC

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On June 15, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Spoke at the HRA Conference in Washington DC – made up of Caribbean countries who want to develop ways to connect with their Diasporas and particularly interested in the Irish Diaspora Engagement Model.
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DM in Georgia to Present to the Innovation and Technology Agency

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 31, 2016
DIASPORA EVENT – Kingsley Aikins of Diaspora Matters is here pictured with Gila Dumbadze, The Minister for the Diaspora of Georgia, in Tbilisi last weekend. Kingsley was invited by the International Organisation for Migration and gave a presentation to the Innovation and Technology Agency with a particular emphasis on how Ireland, India, Israel and other […]
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Legal & Finance Network Event

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 30, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Hats off to Justin Meagher and Ken Kennedy for coming up with the idea of, and executing brilliantly, the Legal and Finance Network event in the Aviva Stadium recently. Combining Tag Rugby with a Networking session was a potent cocktail and I was delighted to team up with GAA star Alan Brogan, […]
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Interview with Joe Schmidt

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 23, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Honored to have had the opportunity to interview Ireland’s rugby coach Joe Schmidt at an event in Davy’s in aid of the Carmichael Centre. Joe is a most engaging and forthright speaker and he shared with us his views on the game and his hopes for the future (matches against South Africa looming […]
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Cayman Islands Seek to Engage Their Diaspora

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 2, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – The Cayman Islands are interested in developing stronger relations with their Diaspora and have appointed Eric Bush, a Caymanian, to be their representative in London. Kate Kandiah (pictured), also from the Cayman Islands, recently organised a networking event in London and invited me to give a presentation on the potential for a […]
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