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
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 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
December 3rd 2013, WORLD MIGRATION REPORT PRESENTATION
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.
Capacity Building Training 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