July 31st-August 6th, Moscow (RU): Preparing Global Leaders Summit, international educational program for the best young professionals. read more
May 16th-18th, Amsterdam (NL): CEDAR leadership forum on Entrepreneurship, Opportunity and Inspiration. CEDAR is a European network of Diaspora professionals aiming to build economic bridges between Europe, North-Africa, the Middle-East and Turkey. Read more
May 12th-14th 2014, Stockholm (SE): Civil Society Program of the Global Forum on Migration and Development. Read more
April 16th, Den Haag (NL): The Humanity House presents two short films on socio-economic recovery in South-Sudan and Uganda, followed by a debate. Read more
April 4th, Rotterdam (NL): Kwibuka20 Conference in commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide. Jointly organized by ISS, the Rwandan embassy in the Netherlands and the Africa Studies Centre. Read more
April 2nd-3rd, Brussels (BE): Fourth EU-Africa Summit. Themes: Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace. read more
March 26th, Rotterdam (NL): Lecture on Migration and Development perspectives of the Philippines at ISS. Welcome and Introduction by ADPC Board member Mohamed Salih. 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, 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
March 8th, Amsterdam (NL): Lecture about post-colonial Congo by Paul Mbikayi. Hosted by Vlaams Cultuurhuis Brakke Grond. Read more
March 4th, Den Haag (NL): Informatiebijeenkomst over Nieuw Beleidskader voor Maatschappelijk Middenveld. Hosted by Buitenlandse Zaken (Foreign Affairs) Read more
The presentation was organized by The International Organization of Migration and held at the The Hague Institute. ADPC was invited to comment on the report in a panel.
October 21st-25th 2013, Dakar (SN), TRAINING WORKSHOP: STRENGHTENING POLICYMAKING CAPACITIES OF EMERGING AFRICAN DIASPORA MINISTRIES IN MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The African Diaspora Policy Centre, in partnership with the African Institute for Economic Planning (IDEP), organized a training workshop for African policymakers serving at the newly formed Diaspora-oriented Ministries in Africa. The training workshop was held at the IDEP Centre in Dakar from october 21st-25th.
The objective of the training course is to ensure that trainees gain access to up-to-date information that is tailored to their specific policy-making needs, and to acquire technical capabilities to draft a national migration policy which can be translated into feasible strategic interventions.
The course will respond to needs articulated by African governments and departments for a skilled mid-level and senior staff that is equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools to design and implement migration policies that includes the Diaspora as recognized and valuable stakeholders.
ADPC has gained experience in developing and providing trainings for many African countries. The capacity building trainings of 2010 and 2011 have been a great success. For the 2013 training, 12 governmental officials of the following six countries will be selected: Cape Verde, Chad, Ivory Coast, Namibia, South Sudan, and Tanzania. read more