IOM the Netherlands exhibition: “Achter de schermen van migratiemanagement. Het werk van de Internationale Organisatie voor Migratie in beeld” is now on display at Atrium, City Hall, Spui in The Hague.
A motion on engaging diaspora organizations for development and the implementation of policies for the countries of origin has been adopted by the Dutch parliament this week.
Fatumo Farah an inspiring Somali woman and the director of HIRDA (Himilo Relief and Development Association). The organization was founded by Somali diaspora and is now one of the biggest diaspora organizations in the Netherlands. Because of this they are often in contact with IOM Netherlands’ CD4D project which focuses on diaspora engagement.
Mr. Abubakarr Bangura, a former Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals (TRQN) participant and a now recurring CD4D participant has been praised for the contributions he has made to his home town, Makonkarie, Yoni Chiefdom in the Nothern Part of Sierra Leone.
Mr. Clement Adu Twum is a returning Ghanaian diaspora expert in IOM Netherlands’ diaspora engagement projects. He took part multiple times in CD4D’s predecessing project: ‘Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals’ (TRQN) and again in CD4D until Ghana was phased out of the project in September, 2017.