EUDiF’s diaspora engagement mapping

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

The global mapping of diaspora engagement was created by the EU Global Diaspora Facility (EUDiF), a project funded by the European Union’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) and implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). The map is a unique resource for knowledge about diaspora engagement policies, practices, and priorities around the world, as well as the government institutions and diaspora organizations active in this dynamic space. It is a resource envisioned to assist the entire diaspora development ecosystem.

Knowledge transfer on environmental sustainability and climate adaptation from the Filipino diaspora

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

The “Knowledge transfer on environmental sustainability and climate adaptation from the Filipino diaspora” is an action of ​​the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) and Palawan State University (PSU) run by the EU Global Diaspora Facility (EUDiF), an EU-funded project implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). By leveraging Filipino diaspora expertise, EUDiF empowers PCSDS and PSU in the areas of climate change finance and education respectively to advance Palawan’s Strategic Environmental Plan. The two main activities are:

Le Maroc Vert

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

The Green Morocco Plan, launched in April 2008, is a very ambitious strategy that aims to make the Moroccan agricultural sector a real lever of socio-economic development in the Kingdom, through the acceleration of growth, poverty reduction and the consolidation of the integration of agriculture into national and international markets.

The strategy is built around a comprehensive approach that covers all stakeholders according to their own objectives. It is based on two major pillars: modern and solidarity-based agriculture.

Telephone Translation Service

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

The  High Commission for Migration (ACM) created the Telephone Translation Service (STT) to overcome the language barrier, one of the great difficulties experienced by immigrants in their relationship with the services in Portugal.

The STT offers a database of 60 translators/interpreters that fluently speak, besides Portuguese, one or more languages, and is aimed at Portuguese speakers / foreigners who need to communicate with foreigners and Portuguese citizens / entities.

Not for Sale Campaign

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

Joint-funded by the UK Home Office and Department for International Development, and led by the Government Communication Service International, the ‘Not for Sale’ campaign had three objectives:

UK Safety, Support and Solutions Phase II

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

The UK Safety, Support and Solutions programme aims to protect migrants from harm. Migrant journeys, particularly via the Central Mediterranean Route, are extremely perilous, with migrants facing risks of violence, exploitation and abuse. This programme provides critical humanitarian and protection support to migrants at key junctures along the route. Assistance is offered to migrants in transit and upon return, with a particular focus on victims of trafficking, unaccompanied children, and migrants in very vulnerable situations.

IDNYC

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

IDNYC is a free identification card for all New York City residents, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are—New Yorkers. As a government-issued photo identification card, IDNYC secures the peace of mind and access to City services that come from having recognized identification. IDNYC benefits every city resident, including the most vulnerable communities—the homeless, youth, the elderly, undocumented immigrants, the formerly incarcerated and others who may have difficulty obtaining other government-issued ID.

Intercultural Cities Programme

The Intercultural Cities Programme (ICC) supports cities in reviewing their policies through an intercultural lens and developing comprehensive intercultural strategies to help them manage diversity positively and realise the diversity advantage.

Mr. Camille Saadé

Sin Palabras

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

Sin Palabras is a multicultural Artist Collective gathered since 2013, dedicated to give theater and art workshops of introspection and self discovery to vulnerable communities in different countries. They seek results that are tangible evidence of the participants experiences and that they can be shared to create awareness before the ears that do not want to hear. Sin Palabras aspires to be a catalyst for the psychosocial development of those who take the workshop.

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