humanitarian

Diaspora, Moving from Potential to Action

Diaspora, Moving from Potential to Action

16 May 2017 By Samah Ahmed   To contribute scintillating and important debate around the role of diaspora in development and humanitarian action, it’s important to firstly ensure that the agency and capacity of second generation diaspora/children of migrants is given the (literal and metaphorical) space to flourish.   That was our motivation, when on 6th May, we brought together second g ...[Read More]

Event: Looking Forward, Taking Action | 6 May 2017

Event: Looking Forward, Taking Action | 6 May 2017

Join us for discussion, insights and findings based on Shabaka’s newly released report “Diaspora, Development and Humanitarian Response: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges for Children of Migrants”.  We will be presenting the report findings on the modes and motivations for engagement in development and humanitarian response in countries or regions of origin by second generation diaspora/ch ...[Read More]

Radio Interview- US proposes Foreign Aid cuts by almost 30 percent

Radio Interview- US proposes Foreign Aid cuts by almost 30 percent

Newsday programme, BBC World Service| 17 Mar 2017 Radio interview with Bashair Ahmed, Executive Director of Shabaka Social Enterprise, discussing the impact of proposed cuts by the US Administration of its international affairs budget by almost 30 percent, the impact of the travel ban on citizens from 6 majority Muslim countries and President Trump’s relations with the Africa.