Event Calender 2016


 
Online Course: Diaspora Investment in Agribusiness

Date: 16 January 2017 - 27 February 2017

ADPC, in conjunction with The Network University, is pleased to announce the upcoming online course on Diaspora Investment in Agribusiness. The deadline for applications is 7 January 2017 with the course taking place between 16 January- 27 February 2017. To fill out an application form, and for more information, please visit http://agri.netuni.nl. For an overview of the course click here.

 

 

Past Events


October 25 2016, The Potential of Diaspora Advocacy

The aim of the seminar was to enable diaspora development practitioners in the Netherlands to dialogue on the potential of advocacy in achieving their respective development priorities effectively. The seminar enabled sharing of best practices and experiences. During the seminar diaspora development practitioners were provided with the opportunity to engage with traditional civil society organisations and establish viable strategic partnerships with more established diaspora organisations at different levels. Click here for more information. 

October 10-14 2016, Peacebuilding Training Workshop

The African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) in cooperation with The Hague Academy for Local Governance (THA) and The Network University (TNU) launched the Diaspora Academy. The overall objective of the Diaspora Academy (DA) is to upgrade and strengthen professional skills and competences of diaspora organisations in Europe engaged in improving the social and economic conditions and communal harmony in their countries of origin. For more information click here. 

October 3- 7 2016, Training Workshop on Capacity Building for Diaspora-oriented Officials in Somalia

ADPC is pleased to announce the completion of the capacity building training for Diaspora-oriented officials in Somalia. The training workshop is designed to respond to capacity deficits affecting the performance of emerging Diaspora-oriented government institutions in Africa. The targeted beneficiaries of the training are the government policymakers  tasked with overseeing Diaspora engagement in development-related matters in their respective regions. Read more here. 

September 23 2016, Partnerships for Peace: Engaging with Diaspora

On the 23rd of September 2016, the African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) organised a seminar entitled “Partnerships for Peace: Engaging with Diaspora”. During the seminar, an interactive and open exchange of experiences among diaspora organizations, NGOs and policymakers took place, focusing on the challenges and opportunities in creating partnerships in the field of peacebuilding. Click here for more information. 

September 5-9 2016, Advocacy and Lobby Training Workshop

The Advocacy and Lobby training organised by ADPC in collaboration with The Hague Academy of Local Governance (THA) will take place in The Hague from 5-9 Septemeber 2016. The training is aimed at supporting diaspora development practitioners to design and implement lobby and advocacy strategies and to formulate their priorities effectively. Please see the announcement document and background for more information.

August 29-30 2016, Partnership Building Meeting: UNICEF and Diaspora Organizations in Europe

The Public Partnership Division (PPD) of UNICEF and the African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) have the pleasure of announcing a “Partnership Building Meeting: UNICEF and Diaspora Organizations in Europe” to be held in Brussels from the 29-30 August, 2016. Click here for more information.

June 6-10 2016, Peacebuilding Training Workshop
ADPC is pleased to announce the completion of the Peacebuilding Workshop organised by ADPC in collaboration with The Hague Academy of Local Governance (THA). The objective of the training was to widen and to strengthen the peace building capacities of diaspora organisations so that their activities contributing to peace and social stability in their countries of origin will become more effective and enduring. Please see the announcement document for more information.

April 4-8 2016, Third Lobby and Advocacy Training Workshop
ADPC is pleased to announce the completion of the third Lobby and Advocacy Training Workshop, in collaboration with The Hague Academy of Local Governance (THA), that was held during 4 - 8 April 2016 in The Hague. The workshop was targeted at African diaspora organisations in Europe that want to increase their capacities as agents of change contributing to the development in their country of origin. For more information about the workshop please see the announcement.

November 5th 2015, Diaspora Conference on the Great Lakes Region
The Hague Peace Projects, Institute for Social Studies (ISS) and African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) held a Diaspora Conference on the Great Lakes Region under the title: “Root Causes of Conflict & Opportunities for Peace.” For more information please see the announcement.

October 30th 2015, E-learning programme on Migration and Development
The E-learning programme on Migration and Development is intended for African policy makers who are responsible for diaspora engagement, policy development and implementation in their respective countries. For more information please see the announcement.

October 19th 2015, Second Advocacy & Lobbying Training Workshop
ADPC is pleased to announce the completion of the second Advocacy & Lobbying Training Workshop. The training is aimed at supporting diaspora development practitioners to design and implement lobby and advocacy strategies and to formulate their priorities effectively. For more information about the workshop please see the announcement.

September 25th 2015, Second Peacebuilding Training Workshop
ADPC, in partnership with The Hague Academy for Local Governance, organised the second Peacebuilding Training workshop. We would like to thank both the experts and the participants for making the experience so engaging and interesting. For more information on the training please see the announcement.

August 27th 2015, Peacebuilding Expert Meeting
ADPC held an expert meeting on peacebuilding. The aim of the meeting was to facilitate the diaspora peace activists in the Netherlands to network among themselves, establish viable contacts, learn from each other’s peace related activities and exchange valuable information. For more information please see the announcement.

May 4th 2015, E-learning programme on Migration and Development
ADPC, offered African policymakers an online course on migration and development: how to increase remittances, investment and brain gain. Please read the announcement for more information.

April 13th 2015, The Hague: Advocacy and Lobbying Training Workshop
ADPC, in partnership with The Hague Academy for Local Governance, is pleased to announce their upcoming Advocacy and Lobbying workshop. For more information on the training please see the Announcement and Background documents.

February 12th 2015, The Hague: Emerging Africa: The middle class and development challenges
UN Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Dr. Carlos Lopes to give guest lecture at ISS on the role of the emerging middle class in Africa.For more information on how to register for the event please click here

November 20th 2014, The Hague (NL) WEBINAR: "Migration, Entrepreneurship and Development"  
Migrants and diaspora entrepreneurs are increasingly being recognised as social investors, policy advocates and partners – for human development in countries of origin, heritage and destination. In this context, the African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) in their capacity as lead of the Thematic Working Group on Diaspora and Migrants for Development is pleased to invite you to a webinar on “Migration, Entrepreneurship and Development”. The Thematic Working Group is one of three working groups within the Migration and Development Civil Society Network (MADE).

September 11th 2014, The Hague (NL): IS Academy Final Conference "Facing Fragilities: people,aid and institutions in socio-economic recovery". read more

September 2014, The Netherlands: Call for registrations for the Albert Schweitzer Prijs 2014. Youngsters aged between 18 and 30 who have a development project or initiative concerning healthcare in Sub Sahara Africa are welcome to register before October 8th via this link

August 4th 2014, Washington (US): The African Diaspora Bridge Builders Awards. read more

June 26th 2014, The Hague (NL): SPARK Expert Meeting- Entrepreneurship Development for Stability in Conflict Affected Regions. read more

June 24th 2014, The Hague (NL): Entrepreneurship and Private sector Development in Fragile States. read more 

June 21st 2014, Amsterdam (NL): African Young Professionals Symposium - Africa on the Move. read more

June 20th-21st 2014, Berlin (DE): ADPC director A. Mohamoud performed as a speaker during the first German-African campus in Berlin. read more

May 21st 2014, Maastricht (NL): The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration (THP) presents "Migrant& Refugee integration in Global cities: the Role of Cities and Businesses" during a seminar, held at Maastricht University. To read the Report, click here

May 17th 2014: Call for papers by the Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism. read more

May 16th-18th 2014, Amsterdam (NL): CEDAR leadership forum on Entrepreneurship, Opportunity and Inspiration. . Read more

May 12th-14th 2014, Stockholm (SE): Civil Society Program of the Global Forum on Migration and Development. Read more 

May 12th 2014, Den Bosch (NL): Surprising Europe-share your migration experience organizes a film + debate evening about Sierra Leonean migration to Europe and re-migration. click here to view the flyer (A similar event about Guinee is organized in Groningen, May 13th)

May 5th 2014: Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence (2014). read more

April 2nd-3rd 2014, Brussels (BE):  Fourth EU-Africa Summit. Themes: Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace. read more

March 20th 2014, Brussels (BE): Diaspora Consultation Meeting hosted by the African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC) in cooperation with Intelligence in Science (ISC) and the Irish International Diaspora Centre Trust. Read more

March 9th - June 1st 2014, The Hague (NL): ADPC's communication team warmly recommends a visit to the expo: The Good Cause, Towards an Architecture of peace. The central theme is architecture's contribution to the construction of sustainable peace. The expo features e.g a video-interview with ADPC Board Member Gerd Junne. read more Do you want to view previous events? Click here  

 

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