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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Second Capacity Building Training Workshop for Policymakers Serving at the Newly-Formed Diaspora Ministries in Africa

25 to 29 April 2011. Alisa Hotel in Accra. The African Diaspora Policy  Center organised its second training workshop for African policymakers serving at the Newly-formed Diaspora-oriented Ministries in Africa.

The main purpose of the training workshop was to contribute to strengthening the policy making capacity of the diaspora-oriented policymakers by providing them with the essential knowledge, skills and tools to develop feasible policies aimed at maximising the contribution of the diaspora to the development of their respective home countries.

For the first round of the training workshop, 12 participants were selected  representing six countries, namely, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria and Rwanda. For the second round of the training workshop we have selected government participants from Benin, Burundi, Mali, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

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