Practicing Principles of Life and Struggle

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Maulana Karenga — Part 1. As we continue to mark, celebrate and commemorate the 55th Anniversary of the founding...

IOM Welcomes Proposals for a New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Geneva, Brussels – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcomes the arrival of the much-anticipated proposals comprising a future...

Inclusion and more public participation, will help forge better government policies: Guterres |

Speaking at the end of the annual high level week, Secretary-General António Guterres warned that such crises are an “enormous governance challenge” for all...

Black Lives Matter T-shirts and Masks – Who Profits?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Julianne Malveaux — I always smile when I see Black Lives Matter T-Shirts until I saw one gracing the...

Voluntary Returns from Niger to The Gambia Resume After Six-Month Hiatus

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Banjul – After a six-month hiatus due to COVID-19 border closures, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) resumed its Assisted Voluntary...

The right way to woo Black and Latino voters

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Ryan Cooper, The Week — The Democrats have long portrayed themselves as the party of racial justice in modern...

Mike Pompeo Goes to Guyana

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President of Guyana Dr Irfaan Ali (L) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a joint press conference...

INTERVIEW: ‘Famine is preventable, if there is political will’ |

In her role as WFP deputy chief, Valerie Guarnieri leads programme and policy developments towards ending hunger, including efforts to ensure protection and inclusion;...

New Jersey Governor’s “Baby Bonds” Plan Is A First Step Towards Closing The Racial...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Baby bonds are a good start toward changing the discriminatory status quo, but limiting it to New Jersey is...

International community must unite, or be crushed by chaos, warns UN chief |

The dangerous mix of high geo-political tensions and complex threats to peace, now complicated by COVID-19, demands innovative thinking on global governance and multilateralism,...

New report from IOM: Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Berlin – Public debates surrounding migration in West and North Africa—indeed, across the Mediterranean Sea basin—often are riven by misconception and partial representations of a truly complex reality.   A new volume by IOM’s Global...

Deadly flooding adds new danger to communities fleeing Sahel violence |

Niger has been hardest hit, said the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday, with 71 deaths reported and more than 350,000 people impacted...

Black Power, Black Lawyer Global Book Launch Virtual Event

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). September 26, 2020, 12pm Noon EST — Join us for the virtual book release party of, Black Power, Black...

Ta-Nehisi Coates on The Great Chicago Fire

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “Whiteness thrives in darkness,” Coates writes. “So it was with the slave narrative. So it is with the cell...

Rookie aldermen chosen to lead Chicago’s reparations subcommittee

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At a time when the death of George Floyd has triggered a racial reckoning across the nation, Aldermen Shirley...

Maryland Episcopal diocese commits $1 million toward reparations for slavery, racial injustice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Jonathan M. Pitts, Baltimore Sun — The Maryland diocese of the Episcopal Church has become the latest religious institution...

IOM Reinforces Assistance on Lesvos to Support Island Decongestion, Longer-Term Solutions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Athens – Two weeks after the tragic fire on Lesvos and the settlement of more than 9,000 migrants and...

Eight Very Specific Things Senate Democrats Can Do to Muck up Trump’s SCOTUS Bum...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Earl Ofari Hutchinson — The universal consensus on Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speed rush to fill...

IOM and UNHCR Call for a Truly Common and Principled Approach to European Migration...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Geneva/Brussels - On the eve of the launch of the presentation of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum, IOM,...

New USD 8 Million Project Launched to Strengthen Community Stabilization and Resilience in Chad

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). N’Djamena–A new, USD 8 million project implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) will contribute to community stabilization...

Sign of the times: COVID-19 response and recovery must be accessible says Guterres |

In his message for the day, Secretary-General António Guterres expressed encouragement that some countries have been providing public health announcements and information on COVID-19...

At UN General Assembly, Philippines’ Duterte denounces groups ‘weaponizing’ human rights |

In an address to world leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly’s annual debate, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte called for access to a vaccine...

In Wake of Severe Flooding, IOM, USAID Combine to Deliver 155 Tons of Doated...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Khartoum– Sudan is facing its worst flooding in decades. Weeks of heavy rains have caused destruction, displacement and loss...

IOM Supports Voluntary Return of Ugandan Women Stranded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kampala/Riyadh – More than 100 female Ugandan migrant workers stranded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to the COVID-19-induced economic...