CALL FOR NOMINATIONS | CPDE Global Migrants/ Diaspora Meeting
Reality of Aid Africa Network on behalf of The Global Secretariat invites members of the Global Council to submit names of migrants/diaspora organisations to attend the CPDE Global Migrants/ Diaspora Meeting tentatively scheduled on 8 to 9 October 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Organisations to be nominated must be willing to contribute to the CPDE’s objective of establishing a migrants/diaspora sector within the platform. The sector will champion the rights and represent the interests and aspirations of the constituency within the platform and in all arenas it engages with. The global meeting of migrants/diaspora Organisations and support institutions will be organized with the following objectives:
- Initiate the discussions and consultations with migrants/diaspora organisations, and support institutions on the aid and development discourse
- Introduce the development effectiveness agenda and equip participants with the sufficient knowledge to translate this into their own agenda and educate their own constituencies
- Educate participants about the CPDE and provide a space to agree on a general migrants/diaspora agenda, structure and initial plans for engaging the platform.
Participating organisations will be chosen on the basis of (1) balance of regional and global representation; (2) reach and depth of advocacy work, possibly awareness of the development effectiveness discourse, and; (3) commitment and willingness to be part of global platforms on development.
Note: Organisations that have the budgetary capacity will be asked to fund their own participation to the meeting.
Process of nomination
Nominating organisation/persons will need to submit (1) a letter stating a short background of the nominated organisation and their current advocacy and engagement work on migration and development, and (2) complete the information below:
Name of nominated organisation:
Name of head/director/manager:
Email address of head/director/manager:
Website of the organisation:
After consolidating submissions, the Global Secretariat and the Outreach Committee will prepare a shortlist of nominees to be presented to and approved by the Coordination Committee. Final list of participants will be released by 18 September 2015. After which will be the start of direct communications with participants for logistics concerns.