CD4D Project Starts with Physical Assignments in Somaliland

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In June 2020, eleven diaspora members from the Netherlands and the United Kingdom started their assignments at four selected institutions in Somaliland. They will share their knowledge and expertise in the areas of infrastructure, water, private sector development and justice.

29 Jun 2020

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Resettlement of Refugees is Resumed

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On 18 June, IOM and UNHCR announced that the worldwide suspension on Resettlement movements is to be lifted. This brings an end to a period of halted movements as IOM took steps in March to temporarily suspend resettlement departures for refugees in line with governments’ requests and in response to restrictions around international air travel introduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 Jun 2020

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Addressing Domestic Violence During COVID-19 Measures

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In any time of crisis, society’s most vulnerable are affected most severely. How have migrant communities in the Netherlands been affected by COVID-19? How do we understand patterns of domestic and sexual violence in migrant communities during the pandemic?

12 Jun 2020

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World Environment Day 5 June: Setting Up a Solar Power Business in Ghana

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To take care of ourselves means we should take care of nature. Today on UN World Environment Day we are highlighting initiatives aimed at Building for Nature. Englishman David Boateng strongly believes in renewable energy sources because they contribute to a greener environment. He is currently introducing renewable energy in Ghana, his country of origin, as part of our project Entrepreneurship by Diaspora 4 Development (ED4D).

5 Jun 2020

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is An Opportunity To Reimagine Human Mobility

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Today, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged that global efforts to manage the COVID-19 crisis will depend upon public health responses and a comprehensive recovery that include all people. The United Nations Network on Migration welcomes the Secretary-General’s policy guidance, as key lessons that can guide us in advancing safe and inclusive mobility.

3 Jun 2020

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