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Labour market integration of displaced persons and refugees as prevention of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation?

VIDC Workshop as part of the conference "No Future for Trafficking" of the Austrian Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking

Thursday, 13 October 2022, 13:30 – 16:00
Vienna School of International Studies, Favoritenstraße 15A, 1040 Vienna

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Event

“Afghanistan's Strong Women”

One year of resistance against Taliban rule

Monday, 3 October 2022, 17:00
Dachfoyer in the Parliament in the Hofburg (entrance at Josefsplatz)
Event organized by the Second President of the National Council, Doris Bures, VIDC and Women without Borders.

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Event

Afghanistan im Schatten des Ukraine-Krieges

Von Ali Ahmad und Michael Fanizadeh (VIDC Global Dialogue)

Aufgrund der zunehmenden humanitären Notlage und Hungersnot in Afghanistan (fast 50% der Bevölkerung) hat das Danish Refugee Council und VIDC Global Dialogue eine Konferenz der afghanischen Diaspora in Brüssel einberufen.

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Article
Dakar, © Ina Ndeye Fatou Thiam

Focus on West Africa

The root causes of flight and what Europe should do

Report from the book presentation and discussion on May 5th, 2022 with Olaf Bernau (author), Joana Reiterer, Kojo Taylor and Téclaire Ngo Tam

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Report

Afghan Diaspora to launch online university in Europe

by Ali Ahmad

In December 2021, Afghan diaspora academics met in Frankfurt/Main to discuss the establishment of the first "Afghan Exile Online University (AEOU)". VIDC consultant Ali Ahmad reports on the meeting.

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Article
[Translate to English:] Podium © Stefanie Freynschlag

Invisible?! Engagement of African Diaspora Initiatives in Austria

Report from the study presentation on 16 November 2021 with Maida Schuller and Gudrun Klein

African diaspora initiatives in Austria carrying out valuable work. This remains largely invisible and unpaid. During the event ideas were discussed to change this.

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Report
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Climate crisis boosts displacement

Report from the panel discussion on 4 November 2021 with Adil Najam, Raya Muttarak and Jane Linekar.

The event was held against the backdrop of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which took place in Glasgow from October 31 to the 12 November 2021.

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Report
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Winning projects of the 2nd Diaspora Call

The second call for Diapora projects is closed! The aim of the Call, which is supported by Women Helping Women, is to empower women and girls in the diaspora and to give more visibility to their engagement.

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News
News
Water Revulotion in Africa. A Diaspora Project of CHIALA Graz and Radio Afrika TV in Cameroon, © Alexis Neuberg/Radio Afrika TV

Study: Diaspora support programmes in development cooperation

Examples from Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and from the European level

The study examines current diaspora support programs of the European Commission and in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, on the basis of which recommendations for Austria were developed.

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Report
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Taliban’s Takeover: Afghan Women’s Rights Under Grave Attack

by Nazila Jamshidi

Women’s rights and their role in society are once again a tragedy unfolding in front of the world’s eyes. More than any other group in Afghanistan, women have spearheaded the concept of democracy, freedom and human rights.

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Article