Mayor Ras J. Baraka • Launch of Listening Line for First Responders & Essential...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vantage Point Radio July 6, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor...

Panamanians, Migrants Closer to Health Services, Better Coexistence

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Panama City – The project was called “Strengthening Communities for Primary Health Care,” implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

United Nations in West and Central Africa Concerned Over Increased Vulnerabilities of Migrants Amid...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dakar – The Regional United Nations Network on Migration together with the Regional UN-SDG COVID-19 Executive Committee in West and...

Sudan Prepares to Receive Returning Nationals

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Khartoum – The Government of Sudan last month began facilitating the return home of the first of an estimated 15,000...

CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) will convene a virtual media engagement on July 6 to update the media on...

IOM-UN Migration Agency, Mission to Moldova Issues First Rapid Diaspora Survey Report Looking into...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Chisinau – Remittances to Moldova are falling dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as migrants lose overseas jobs and return home,...

Belgian king expresses ‘regrets’ over colonial past in Congo

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Protesters vandalised a statue of former Belgian King Leopold II at the Africa Museum, in Tervuren, near Brussels, earlier...

Reparations need to be part of the conversation about racial justice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A woman takes part in a rally to mark Juneteenth on June 19 in San Francisco. (Vivian Lin/AFP/Getty Images) Police...

The day of great deception in Suriname

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For many years Surinamese people of African descent, whose ancestors worked on the plantations in the colony of Suriname,...

Reparations bill gains steam following the death of George Floyd

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Mike Lillis, The Hill — Legislation exploring whether Black Americans should receive restitution for slavery may soon get a...

Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. and McCormick Theological Seminary Launch the Center for Reparative...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Public Education, Leadership Curricula and Public Policy Are Among Focus Areas Chicago, Illinois – Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. (SDPC) and...

Global Diaspora Coalition: Message of Solidarity with Victims of COVID-19 Related Xenophobia, Discrimination

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Geneva- Leaders of diaspora and community organizations from around the world are coming together today to send a clear, unified message of solidarity with those facing xenophobia, discrimination and even violence...

Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. and McCormick Theological Seminary Launch the Center for Reparative...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Public Education, Leadership Curricula and Public Policy Are Among Focus Areas Chicago, Illinois – Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. (SDPC) and...

IOM Joins Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to Support Migrants in Vientiane Quarantine...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vientiane – On 26 June 2020, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Labour and Social...

No Mining in Andros The Bahamas

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Andros Island. Editors Note: We are sharing a petition started by De’Ann Forbes directed to the Bahamas government, Bahamas National...

Supporting the future of Syria and the region – 30 June 2020, Brussels, Belgium

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). IOM Statement Syria Brussels Conference Statement - 30 June 2020, Brussels, Belgium  António Vitorino  Director-General, International Organization for Migration  The impact of a...

Syria: Top UN officials appeal to donors to help end ‘shocking’ scale of suffering ...

“After nearly a decade of war and economic hardship, the scale of suffering remains shocking”, said Secretary-General António Guterres. The conference received pledges of $5.5...

Rescued Rohingya Grateful for Local Support, But Concerns Grow for Boats Still at Sea

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rescued Rohingya Grateful for Local Support, But Concerns Grow for Boats Still at Sea   IOM REPORTER VIDEO  North Aceh, Indonesia – IOM...

An Overdue Debt — Why It’s Finally Time To Pay Reparations To Black Americans

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A nation founded on the premise of liberty and justice for all has failed to deliver that promise to...

UN honours fallen colleagues and legacy of hope they leave behind |

Facing perilous situations due to crisis, conflict and instability, are commonplace working in the field as a UN staffer, and this year, as the...

Corporations grapple with slavery reparations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Courtenay Brown, Axios — Note: Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and...

Fed up with racism, Black Americans head overseas

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Kim Hjelmgaard, USA Today — Editor’s Note: If interested in this article, you may also be interested to know...

A White Man’s Appeal For America To Pay What Is Due

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Seth Cohen, Forbes — Also See: “White activist and group of progressives launch Fund for Reparations Now (FFRN!) initiative...

IOM Republic of Korea Hosts Workshop on Data Collection and Needs Assessment for Humanitarian...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Seoul – The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges never before faced by the global humanitarian community. It has...