[ Mission ]



  • Pioneering a comprehensive, longitudinal and historical mapping and social network analysis of Romania’s diaspora and its global interactions, a useful, pragmatic resource for both civil society and institutions.
  • Developing an interactive platform for all diaspora networks (by countries of residence) which enhance data visualisation and user interactivity.
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
  • Contributing towards the growth of migration research by developing worldwide academic and expertise-based partnerships.
  • Expanding an inter-disciplinary approach & a conceptual model that can be applied to the study of other diasporas.
  • Imparting knowledge and improving public access to peer-reviewed academic research by rendering all our analyses, publications and datasets open source.
  • Continuously improving the scope of our research, as well as our rigorous methodology by encouraging transparency and replicability within a well-defined ethical framework.


  • Providing strategic expertise for evidence-based decision-making with the aim of enhancing the outreach of (national) diaspora engagement policies and strategies (strategic review).
  • Building institutional partnerships (liaison) at national levels, by policy sectors, at home and in the countries of residence.
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
  • Bridging relations between institutions and civil society by harmonising work and communication practices for measurable, impactful policy outcomes.
  • Maximising institutional and leadership capacities through networked, transnational expertise.
  • Continuously assessing, gathering data, and providing structured feedback regarding institutional practices for process optimisation.
  • Advancing / promoting national strategic interests through high-level coalitions of support across host countries.
  • Fostering strategic partnerships with international organisations with a focus on migration and development.

DIASPORA / CIVIL SOCIETY (Consulting & Civic accelerator)

  • Providing support and expertise aimed at maximising the organisational capacity of diaspora organisations and initiatives.
  • Actively encouraging diaspora participation in the political and civic spheres of host countries, for enhanced visibility, relevance & representation of diaspora communities abroad.
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
  • Maximising the global/national impact and visibility of diaspora initiatives by encouraging transnational cooperation.
  • Providing liaison with national administrations at home and abroad (institutional relations) within a unified communications framework.
  • Providing liaison with other diaspora communities and civil society in the countries of residence, for knowledge sharing and good practices.
  • Expanding the coalitions of support at home and abroad through diverse, strategic partnerships on a broad spectrum: from academia, to institutions, media as well as the private sector.

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