Updates galore!
All 108 country factsheets have been updated for 2021, plus we've added 6 new regional pages to present diaspora engagement from a regional perspective.
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Future Forum conference report
Revisit the dynamic discussions on the future of the diaspora-development ecoystem, green transitions and youth engagement from the first Future Forum 22-24 June 2021.
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Welcome our new interns!
Daria and Oumou joined us in September. Get to know them and what they think about the importance of including youth in diaspora engagement and policy making more broadly.
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Elvina Quaison joins the team
Get to know our new Diaspora Engagement Specialist, her experience and expectations via her welcome interview.
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Elvina Quaison
Diaspora Engagement Specialist
What we do

EUDiF seeks to consolidate knowledge and action to address the fragmentation of diaspora engagement for development. We assist diaspora organisations in Europe, countries of origin and the EU to engage and collaborate more effectively with each other on development issues.

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Who we are

EUDiF is a pilot project funded by the European Union’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) under the Development Cooperation Instrument, running from June 2019 until the end of 2022. The project is implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

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Diaspora expertise
Diaspora members have long been acknowledged as agents for sustainable development with great potential in terms of social, human and financial capital. At EUDiF we believe in mainstreaming diaspora expertise for sustainable development when said diaspora expertise can bring added value.

The Diaspora Professionals 4 Development is a pilot mechanism that recruits and deploys Europe-based diaspora professionals in digital, education, entrepreneurship, environment or health to support short-term development projects in countries of heritage.
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Diaspora voices • Middle East
Reina Angoujard on the evolving role of the Lebanese diaspora & supporting Cedars Tech
November 22, 2021
On 22 November 2021, Lebanon’s 78th Independence Day, we spoke to diaspora professional Reina Angoujard. Reina has been an instrumental...
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News • Eastern Europe
CDL update: Mentoring momentum in Armenia
November 19, 2021
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day provides the perfect moment for an update from our action with AGBU Europe via which diaspora professionals...
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News • Global
Updates galore: factsheets, maps & regional pages
November 3, 2021
The global mapping on diaspora engagement has had a 2021 makeover! All 108 factsheets – as well as our global...
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