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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DM Welcomes Georgians to Dublin

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 2, 2016
KINGSLEY’s BLOG – Diaspora Matters welcomed a delegation from Georgia to Dublin a few weeks agoto study the Diaspora Engagement model that Ireland has developed. This is the third time in the last couple of years that Diaspora Matters have worked with the Georgians who have developed a series of innovative initiatives to reach out […]
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All-Ireland Business Summit

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On April 19, 2016
    KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Diaspora Matters made a presentation on Networking to 500 attendees at the recent All-Ireland Business Summit in Croke Park in Dublin. There was great interest in a topic that everybody agrees is critically important but schools and colleges don’t teach and companies don’t have strategies for.
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DM in Malawi to Complete Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On March 14, 2016
    Dr. Martin Russell, Associate Director of Diaspora Matters, was thrilled to spend a few days in Malawi recently to finalize the completion of the Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy. Facilitated through the EU funded MIEUX project, implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), the visit included a ceremonial handover of the […]
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Diaspora Engagement Event Hosted by Namsor in Paris

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On February 15, 2016
  KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Diaspora Matters were the guest speakers at the Diaspora Engagement event hosted last week by French onomastics company Namsor in Paris.  There was also an address by Irish Ambassador to France Geraldine Byrne Nason. Other speakers included Representatives from the French Foreign Service – Quay d’Orsay – the Armenian, Egyptian and Mauritian […]
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DM visits Armenia as guest of Unicef

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On February 8, 2016
  KINGSLEY’S BLOG – DM spent last week on an extensive working visit, funded by the EU,  to Armenia as a guest of UNICEF. A series of meetings were held with Armenian Diaspora organisations and the Armenian Government.
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Diaspora Matters in Kenya

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On January 18, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – The Kenyans are really keen to learn as much as possible about Diaspora engagement and are particularly interested in the Irish model. Accordingly I was delighted to go to Nairobi, courtesy of the Irish Embassy there and Ambassador Vincent O’Neill and address their Diaspora Conference and have meetings with their Government representatives. […]
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