Voting from abroad in Chile's historic referendum
An interview with Agustín on voting from the diaspora and being an electoral observer
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Agustín Searle Vial
Associate Project Officer
Big news!
Our Capacity Development Lab and Diaspora Professionals 4 Development mechanisms are open for business!

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Lessons learnt from ICMPD Global Initiatives for the EU Migration and Asylum Pact
Oleg reflects on MIEUX+, MPF and EUDiF experiences and how the lessons learnt via the Global Initiatives projects can help effective implementation of the new EU Pact on Migration and Asylum.
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Oleg Chirita
Head of Programme
Global Initiatives
Our expert roster is open
We welcome diaspora-engagement capacity development experts and diaspora professionals to register in the new EUDiF expert roster for the chance to support the CDL and DP4D mechanisms.
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What we do

EUDiF seeks to consolidate knowledge and action to address the fragmentation of diaspora engagement for development. We assist diaspora organisations in Europe, countries of origin and the EU to engage and collaborate more effectively with each other on development issues.

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Who we are

EUDiF is a pilot project funded by the European Union’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) under the Development Cooperation Instrument, running from June 2019 until the end of 2022. The project is implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

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Diaspora expertise
Diaspora members have long been acknowledged as agents for sustainable development with great potential in terms of social, human and financial capital. At EUDiF we believe in mainstreaming diaspora expertise for sustainable development when said diaspora expertise can bring added value.

The diaspora-development expert roster recruits and deploys diaspora in Europe with expertise in digital, education, entrepreneurship, environment or health.
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Research & survey launch: Diaspora response to humanitarian crises
November 4, 2020
We are partnering with the diaspora-research specialists at Shabaka on a new research venture to fill the knowledge gaps about...
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Deadline fast approaching for CDL & DP4D!
October 26, 2020
The deadline for applications for our Capacity Development Lab and Diaspora Professionals 4 Development mechanisms is fast approaching: 16 November....
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Diaspora voices • LAC
Voting from abroad in Chile’s historic referendum
Agustín’s story
October 23, 2020
On Sunday 25 October 2020, Chileans will vote in an historic referendum on whether or not to rewrite the country’s...
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