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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The Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On April 18, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Diaspora Matters were delighted to present to the visiting delegation to Ireland recently from Copenhagen. The Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps was established in 1996 and now have over 80 Goodwill Ambassadors in 30 countries. Their aim is to promote Copenhagen internationally in order to attract foreign investors, companies, conferences, talent and tourists. […]
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PwC’s Report on the Potential of the Australian Diaspora in Asia

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On September 7, 2016
  KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Fascinating report by PwC on the potential of the Australian Diaspora and their view that Australia has the talent to succeed in Asia but are not doing enough to foster, prepare and deploy this talent in the region. By 2030 there will be more than 450,000 Australians living and working in Asia. […]
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Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador’s Conference

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On September 2, 2016
Diaspora Event -Kingsley Aikins spoke recently at the Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassadors’ Conference in the Danish capital. The photo shows him with Lars Himmer, CEO of Volkswagen Ireland and one of Copenhagen’s Goodwill Ambassadors. The Conference saw the launch of a survey of Danes living abroad entitled “The Danish Diaspora – An Untapped Resource”. The report […]
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