The Third Mayoral Forum in Quezon City, Philippenes

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On August 31, 2016
  Diaspora Event – The Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development is the annual gathering of mayors and city leaders serving to promote globally relevant policy dialogue, foster the exchange of experiences in governing migration, and strategize on how to work collectively. It seeks to support new and innovative approaches to urban governance […]
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Diaspora Matters Hosts Delegation from Armenia

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On January 18, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – A 20 person delegation from Armenia visited Ireland recently and Diaspora Matters were delighted to put together an extensive itinerary of 28 meetings with a wide array of individuals and organisations involved in Diaspora initiatives. This included a presentation from the Irish Abroad Unit of the Department of Foreign Affairs and a meeting […]
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Growth of Diaspora Groups

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On June 22, 2016
  KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Met up in Dublin with Aly Gardner-Shelby in Dublin recently. (Small world – her father taught me Science in High School – didn’t do a very good job….!!!!…not his fault, however). Aly works for Microsoft in Seattle and is President of IN-USA – the Irish Networking group that has grown rapidly across […]
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African Diaspora Marketplace Video

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On January 7, 2016
DR MARTIN RUSSELL BLOG – Diaspora Matters were honoured to be a sponsor of the African Diaspora Marketplace that took place last September outside of Washington DC.
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The Power of Networking

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On November 9, 2015
Kingsley’s Blog – I recently wrote a blog on The Power of Networking for Ireland’s Export-Import Conference, the EXIM Summit, scheduled for November 18th in Croke Park. You can read it here: The Power of Networking
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Launches Global Diaspora Week

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On October 10, 2015
Kingsley’s Blog- Powerful endorsement of the significance of Diasporas by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry including interesting references to the Irish Diaspora and great endorsement of the importance of Networking when he says that ‘Power lies in Networks’ and ‘Partnerships matter – no country can go it alone’.  
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The African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM)

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On October 8, 2015
Diaspora Event – The African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM III) took place in Silver Springs, MD recently, bringing together approximately 35 finalists from over 400 applications representing 14 African countries. The ADM, a business competition, has since its inception been an exemplar in illustrating the important linkages between diaspora, business and job creation. The platform, supported by USAID, […]
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Diaspora Matters Attends Kenyan Investment Conference in Dublin

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On September 15, 2015
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Kenya is one of the most interesting and innovative African countries when it comes to engaging their Diaspora . Diaspora Matters spoke at a recent Kenyan investment conference in Dublin and is in discussion with Kenyan representatives about being more engaged in future Kenyan Diaspora initiatives. Kenya has the opportunity to become […]
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Malawi’s National Diaspora Engagement Policy

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On September 8, 2015
Diaspora Event – Diaspora Matters has helped over 30 countries in the last three years develop policies, projects and programmes to connect with their Diasporas. The most recent country to add to the list is Malawi and DM Associate Director, Dr Martin Russell, is – in conjunction with ICMPD – part of a project to […]
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