$667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis |

To help ordinary Afghans, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced the launch of a “people’s economy” fund, to provide desperately needed access to cash. The fund...

How can black folks manage inflation?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Julianne Malveaux — Between COVID-19 economic challenges, supply-side glitches, pent-up demand (people are finally shopping again), and more, prices are...

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IOM Republic of Korea Hosts Webinar on Cash-based Interventions in Emergencies

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Seoul, Republic of Korea – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the cross-border delivery of humanitarian assistance around the world. Amid...

US billionaires became $2.1 trillion richer in 19 months of pandemic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Jon Queally, Common Dreams — American billionaires grew in number and expanded their collective fortunes by $2.1 trillion since Covid-19 sparked a...

Empowering Female-led Households in Ethiopia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). “Our plan is to think of possible income-generating activities from which we can profit and are suitable to this village,'' Maryan...

Sharing and Shaping Ourselves in Struggle

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — There is no greater honor or higher praise we can offer our ancestors than to try as...

UN’s top envoy warns Great Lakes Region is ‘at a crossroads’  |

For Mr. Xia, the main threat to peace and stability in this region around the Great Rift Valley, remains the persistence of non-State armed groups.  He pointed to “an upsurge in...

IOM Steps Up Help on Yemen’s West Coast as Clashes Heighten Desperation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Al Makha – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has ramped up its humanitarian assistance on Yemen's west coast where the...

Myanmar: Three million in urgent need of life-saving assistance, protection |

Updating journalists at the daily media briefing in New York, Stéphane Dujarric cited humanitarians in saying that “conflict, food insecurity, natural disasters and COVID-19”...

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ – 10,000 children now killed or maimed 

Another “shameful milestone” has been reached in the conflict in Yemen with 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015, the UN Children’s...

“The Taifa Trilogy,” Nkechi Taifa’s Three Africentric Children’s Classics are Back in Print

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nkechi Taifa, internationally renowned human rights activist and lawyer, founder, principal and CEO of The Taifa Group and the author of her top-selling,...

Djibouti Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccinations for Migrants

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Djibouti – Migrants in Djibouti are being vaccinated against COVID-19 for the first time, as the International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

“The Winds of Change Are Shifting”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Now that the idea of reparations is gaining traction, Rappaport panelists grapple with the challenges and possibilities. By Jamie Ehrlich, BC Law...

From Teaching in a Classroom to Finding a Temporary Home in a School in...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By the end of July 2021, IOM CCCM was supporting 34 IDP sites in northern Ethiopia (two in Amhara and 32...

Remembering former General, Secretary of State Colin Powell

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Derek Major, Black Enterprise — Colin Luther Powell, the first Black Secretary of State, whose leadership in several Republican administrations shaped...

Taifa Trilogy of Tales for a New Generation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Free Virtual Event! Oct 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM EDT — Discussion will range from the senseless banning of Nkechi Taifa’s...

UN Agencies Regret the Death of Persons on the Move in Latin America, and...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Joint statement  Buenos Aires/San José – United Nations (UN) Agencies deeply regret the shipwreck in Acandí, Colombia, on October 11, of a vessel...

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Afghanistan: Reuniting families on the run should be priority urges UNHCR |

Spokesperson Shabia Mantoo said Afghan refugees have been approaching UNHCR offices, desperately concerned about the safety and welfare of their loved ones left behind,...

Recent Kosovo-Serbia tensions could ‘unravel steady but fragile progress’  |

The warning came from Special Representative and head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), Zahir Tanin, in a briefing to the Security Council on Friday.   “ are of...

Migrant Workers Face Heightened Risk of Death and Injury: New IOM Report

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Berlin – Migrants who often fill more dangerous jobs frequently face higher risk of injury and death than other workers and...

The right to a clean and healthy environment: 6 things you need to know...

For the first time ever, the United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world, passed a resolution...

Myanmar: In race against time, experts collect evidence of rights violations  |

Working out of Geneva, there are experts in gender violence and crimes against children; analysts with experience in international justice; specialists in open source evidence; and investigators working with sophisticated information systems.   The team of professionals are formally known as the Independent...