In 2012, six Members of Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives led by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, House Committee Chair on Nigerians in the Diaspora
sponsored a Legislative Bill that seeks to amend Nigeria's Electoral Act 2010 in order to grant Nigerians in the Diaspora
the right to vote during general elections in Nigeria.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- The programme of the first meeting of the heads of state agencies responsible for the diaspora
affairs of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking countries' member states has been announced, the State Committee for Work with the Diaspora
said on Monday.
A number of facts inform the increasing interest shown by states and their governments in their diasporas
In fact, the threat of pan-Turkic movements or the recognition of the 1915 "genocide" were the main concerns of the Armenian diasporas
for a very long time, and it can be said that those issues enabled them to stick together and unify for their causes.
Terrence Lyons, "Engaging Diasporas
to Promote Conflict Resolution: Transforming Hawks into Doves" (working paper, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA: April 2004), 18, http:// tamilnation.
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organizations in Europe have increasingly gained in importance.
and Mission covers various ethnic groups and regions, such as the Japanese diaspora
in Brazil, the South Asian diaspora
in the Persian Gulf, the Korean diaspora
in the United States, and the African diaspora
Besides, different African Diasporas
have brought political pressure on their "home" government to change the rules on dual citizenship and external elections.
in the New Media Age: Identity, Politics, and Community.
Yet, given Canada's reputation as an immigrant society, most of the discourse on the subject of diasporas
has focused inward--on how the sizeable diaspora
communities of China, India, Italy, Haiti, etc.
However, there is no mention of former diasporas
from other places that had some of the same features of the current diaspora
First it summarizes a number of theoretical concepts linking diasporas
and conflict escalation and mitigation.
Let me tell you, my father--Marcus Garvey--called on the African Diaspora
with great success way back in the 1920s.
It endeavours to construct, sustain and preserve a "national story" consisting of images and perceptions, which when combined, form a "political imagination" of Israel amongst Diaspora
Jews (Galut Jews).