Diaspora Engagement in Times of Crisis: Contributions and Coordination at the Intersection of Humanitarian Assistance and Development | iDiaspora.
1 Apr 2022 / 13:30h - 14:30h
International Organization for Migration (IOM); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
This virtual side event will explore the role of diasporas in fostering peace, supporting crisis response, facilitating recovery, and accelerating sustainable development by presenting different initiatives and lessons learnt from crisis situations. Panelists will also share their experiences of coordination in light of natural disasters and man-made crises as well as diaspora mobilization for socio economic recovery of local communities and promoting durable solutions for migrants and refugees.
1. Global Diaspora Confederation
2. Haiti Renewal Alliance and Haiti Civil Protection Agency
3. Coalición por Venezuela
4. Olena Havrylchyk, member of the Ukrainian diaspora