Last week, on 30 June, we saw the successful conclusion of the Connecting Diaspora for Development project after three years of rewarding work. Over the course of the project, IOM the Netherlands facilitated 213 assignments of qualified diaspora in Somalia/Somaliland, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Morocco, Afghanistan, and more recently Iraq. It has been a pleasure […]
March update Assignments In March, 1 participant started their assignment in Somaliland; 6 participants engaged in follow-up assignments: one person went back to Afghanistan, one to Sierra Leone and four to Somalia. Exchange Visit Somalia From 25 February until 22 March Project Manager Adri Zagers had an exchange visit to IOM‘s offices in Hargeisa and […]
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Many attended the Connecting Diaspora for Development Event organized by IOM and hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in The Hague on 16 March. Members of the Iraqi diaspora community in the Netherlands were informed about opportunities to contribute to the development of Iraq by means of knowledge transfer or through entrepreneurship. […]
This month we share updates regarding our participants, Sierra Leone and the ED4D Kick-Off Events.