British Business Network

  • Posted by Margaret McNulty
  • On July 21, 2014
DIASPORA INITIATIVE – The British Business Network (BBN) has been launched  in Sydney and is targeted at the British Diaspora living in Australia. The group was established by the UK Minister of State for Trade and Investment to encourage direct investment links between Australia and the UK. Read more about this new initiative here.
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University College Dublin To Host Global Diaspora and Development Forum

  • Posted by Margaret McNulty
  • On July 10, 2014
DIASPORA EVENT – UCD’s Clinton Institute will host a Global Diaspora and Development Forum from October 31-November 1, 2014.  Along with Irish Aid and Diaspora Matters, the Clinton Institute will bring together international policymakers, scholars and a diverse range of diaspora actors and representatives to address global examples of diaspora engagement, explore fresh trends and share best […]
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Welcome to Diaspora Matters

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On August 5, 2013
Kingsley Aikins, CEO of Diaspora Matters, welcomes you to find out more about our consultancy.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJrZyvES5y8
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Why Diasporas are Important

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 13, 2013
[h4]1. Increasing interest[/h4] KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Diaspora, frankly, is not a very pretty word but it is an interesting concept. It’s origins are Greek and Diaspora is a combination of two words, dia meaning ‘through’ or ‘over’ and speiro meaning ‘dispersal’ or ‘to sow’. It owes much of it’s origins to the exile of the Jews […]
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Thoughts on Dublin’s Global Diaspora Forum

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 13, 2013
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Last month saw a remarkable Global Diaspora Forum in Dublin, the European leg of the US Global Diaspora Forum, which was held the same day in Washington. There were over 40 speakers in Dublin from 20 countries and 220 people attended. It was held in the Killiney Castle Hotel under the aegis […]
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The African Diaspora

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 12, 2013
[h3]New Methods of Strategic Engagement[/h3] DIASPORA NEWS BY DR MARTIN RUSSELL  – After decades of dramatic underperformance, Africa is booming and is increasingly looking to it’s Diaspora to engage and re-engage them with the continent. Soaring commodity prices and surging Foreign Direct Investment allied to a major increase of their percentage of world trade and […]
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Ireland’s Initiatives

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 11, 2013
DIASPORA INITIATIVE – In recent years, a whole series of Diaspora related initiatives have been launched in Ireland. Some of the more prominent of these public and private projects are: The Irish Abroad Unit of the Department of Foreign Affairs Established in 2004, the Irish Abroad Unit historically focused on the disadvantaged Irish overseas particularly […]
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Diaspora Tourism

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 10, 2013
DIASPORA NEWS BY DR KATHLEEN NEWLAND – Diaspora tourism cannot easily be disaggregated from other forms of tourism, but it is worth thinking about its distinctive features and its potential value. Tourism in general is a hugely important source of export earnings (it is treated as a service export, even though it is consumed in […]
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