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Sharing the Vibrancy of U.S.-Philippines People-to-People Ties

By Mark Zimmer on March 24, 2017 The U.S. Department of State recently hosted 10 distinguished Filipino journalists for a reporting tour of the United States. Amid the backdrop of the recent U.S. political transition, these media professionals traveled to study the vibrant ties between the U.S. and Filipino people and the important role that […]

Filipino-American sailors aboard the USS John P Murtha, docked in San Diego, share their impressions of Navy life with FPC tour participants on February 2, 2017.

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Afghan Arts and Culture Festival 

The Afghan Arts and Culture Festival, a family friendly festival that celebrates Afghanistan’s rich culture and traditions, is the largest Afghan-American event in the DC metropolitan area. This year’s Festival took place on October 12th at Gateway Park in Rosslyn, VA during Global Diaspora Week. Afghan Education for a Better Tomorrow (501c3) organizes the festival to […]


Diaspora Development Impact in Nigeria

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, the Diaspora Innovation Institute hosted Diasporas and Impact on Development at the Centre for Management Development in Lagos, Nigeria as part of Global Diaspora Week. The event held multiple session to discuss diaspora engagement and diasporas’ impact on development through economic, political, and social lenses. For more details, contact diasporainnovationinstitute@gmail.com

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