Event Calender

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.

Date: 13th-17th April 2015.

Location: The Hague, The Netherlands

For more information on the training please see the Announcement and Background documents.

Contact Ciaran Hickey (include your CV) at c.hickey@diaspora-centre.org if you would like to be considered for the training.


‘Emerging Africa: The middle class and development challenges’ 

UN Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Dr. Carlos Lopes to give guest lecturAfrica Emerging- Dr. Carlose at ISS on the role of the emerging middle class in Africa.

Date: 12 February 2015

From: 16:15 – 18:00

Location: ISS Aula, The Hague

For more information on how to register for the event please click here


November 20th, The Hague (NL) WEBINAR: “Migration, Entrepreneurship and Development”  

Time: 14:00-15:30 (GMT+1).


ADPC and MADE Logo

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). To participate please send an email to: c.formson@diaspora-centre.org

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

September, 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, Washington (US): The African Diaspora Bridge Builders Awards. read more

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

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

left: ADPC director Awil Mohamoud during the German African Campus in Berlin. (photo by B. Prikzuleit)

left: ADPC director Awil Mohamoud during the German African Campus in Berlin. (photo by B. Prikzuleit)

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

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

May 21st, 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: Call for papers by the Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism. read more

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


Global Forum on Migration and Development. Source:http://www.gfmd.org

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

May 12th, 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: Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence (2014). read more

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

March 20th, 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

Diaspora Conference March 20th, Brussels

Diaspora Conference March 20th, Brussels

March 9th – June 1st 2014, Den Haag (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