An increasing number of nations are saying “yes” to overseas voting, but should they? Noreen Bowden–a dual citizen of the United States and Ireland–makes the case for allowing members of the diaspora to participate in their country of origin’s elections.
In the face of global recession, Ireland and its people have shifted their diaspora engagement strategies from connecting to mobilizing. Martin Russell showcases four diaspora initiatives that are helping place Ireland on the road to recovery.
Watch the speech given by Diaspora Matters’ founder Kinglsey Aikins’ at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum.