IOM Global Data Institute Thematic Brief #3: Diasporas And Their Contributions
Diasporas and transnational communities are agents of change, fostering connections across domains and countries. Understanding their characteristics, needs, and motivations is essential to empower them and leverage their support as partners of development and humanitarian responses.
This GDI Thematic Brief provides a snapshot of the available evidence on diaspora. It includes population estimates, worldwide engagement, and contributions to countries and transnational societies. Outlined are five priority measures to improve data on diasporas and their contributions to 2023 and beyond.