Diaspora meeting hears… Use innovation, creativity –to get young people on board the engagement process

A CONSULTATIVE meeting on Guyana’s draft Diaspora Engagement Strategy and Action Plan was held in New York on Saturday with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)’s Consultant, Mr Arnon Mantver, underscoring the importance of having a sustainable diasporic relationship.

The consultative forum, which was supported and funded in part by the IOM, was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Carl Greenidge; Guyana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Michael Rudolph Ten-Pow; Guyana’s Consul General in New York, Ms Barbara Atherly; the IOM Regional Coordination Officer for the Caribbean Chief of Mission in Guyana; Head of the Diaspora Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Michael Brotherson; and members of the diaspora in New York.

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