Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/Concrete_Action_14
The concrete actions of
the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation, PUF
Directory of capacities of African women of the Diaspora –
Work together to transcend in reality
=> through the involvement of suppliers of goods or services
=> through the mobilization of citizens, donors and financial partners
Summary: The actions consists in elaborating a directory of the Diaspora professional skills: establishing contact with African women of the Diaspora in Asia, in America, in Europe
Keywords: Migration; Development; Capacities; Work; Potential; Mobilization
Construction of the concrete action
QCA-1. Author(s) of the action
Who proposes the action? Is it an individual or a group? From which country or region does the author come?
Mariame Touré & AWODIAG association (The Active African Women of the Diaspora Group) - France
QCA-2. Issues (or strategic axes) of the action
To which strategic priorities (one or more) does the action answer? Thank you for giving the number of the strategic priority:
Variable 26: Women, economy and adaptation of values for a sustainable global management
Variable 35: Women, work and entrepreneurship
Variable 40: The strength of networks for women
Variable 47: Women and migration
Variable 51: Women, creative and collaborative solidarity
QCA-3. Ultimate aims of the action
What are the ultimate aims of this action? What are the expected results?
Purpose: Giving visibility to expertise of women of the Diaspora for:
- better progresses on the African continent
- better coherence for human resources management in Africa
Aim: Identifying and maximizing African women of the Diaspora' skills
QCA-4. Level of governance of the bearers of the action
To which level of governance this action could be tackled (local, regional, national, international level)?
It is an international level of governance because it deals with people in each part of the world. However, the ultimate aim of that action to improve local or national situation as it is about make African women's skills available for African countries
QCA-5. Title of the action
What is the title of the action? Thank you for giving a brief and explicit title without using verbs
Directory of capacities of African women of the Diaspora - Work together to transcend in reality
QCA-6. Short presentation of the action
What is the content of that action? Thank you for giving a meaningful description of the action (maximum 5 lines)
Acting concretely on the ground and interpreting into actions the African Union declaration about the African Women Decade (2000-2020).
=> Elaborating a directory of the Diaspora professional skills: establishing contact with African women of the Diaspora in Asia, in America, in Europe
=> Developing lobbying activities at the African Union, the African bank, The United Nations, etc
QCA-7. Actors of the action
Who could develop and implement the action?
All associations of women from the Diaspora which are keen to take part in the action
Who would be responsible for the action?
AWODIAG (Marthe and Mariam).
QCA-8. Human and financial needs
What are the financial and humans means needed for the action? Thank for explaining why they are needed.
Human needs: Identifying 2 or 3 persons for each organization. They will be in charge of implementing the action
The financial needs have to be defined according to travel costs to meet the identified persons, costs for equipment (internet access, tablet computers) or for meetings
QCA-9. Innovation of the action
Why is the action innovation compared with what already exists?
Innovation is in the goals of the project: visibility of highly skilled African women of the Diaspora and of women in the field
QCA-10. Duration of the action
How long must the action last before assessing its impact?
3 years for collecting, compiling data and going in the field
+ Before the end of The African Women Decade: submitting the report to implement required tools for development of countries of origin of African women of the Diaspora.
QCA-11. Target audience
Who will be the direct beneficiaries?
Who will be the indirect beneficiaries?
Actives African women of the Diaspora
At the end of the action, how many people will be affected during a determined period (3, 6, 9 or 12 months)?
24 months to reach 500 persons
QCA-12. Monitoring and assessment
What is the system of monitoring and assessment of the action?
The evaluation will be based on how many times African countries will resort to the directory
-Who will be ensure the process and the assessment?
What will be the quantitative criteria of monitoring?
How many times AWODIAG are consulting to look for women competencies (every time AWODIAG are contacted to find a applicant)
What will be the qualitative criteria of assessment?
How many times suggested applicant are selected (every time the applicant is accepted)
QCA-13. Duplication of the project
Is the action duplicable in other contexts or other areas? If yes, how?
Yes it is duplicable by following the methodology
QCA-14. Durability of the action
How will the action be durable on the long run?
To make it durable, the action and the methodology must be available for all women association that are interested in developing that kind of action.
Moreover, lobbying and advocacy to African countries must continue.
- Philippe Destatte asked her why adding that project to the Action plan can be useful?
- Mariam Touré answered that this will enable having a cohesion about emergence of professional women: it is about identifying Millennia2015 talents on the field and outside Africa.
- Annette Ntignoi (Belgium) pointed out that it could also be interesting speaking about recognition of those skills and furthers that action with research on the impact of migration on Europe development.
- Mariam Touré underlined that unlike visibility, recognition is out of Millennia2015 and AWODIAG capacities.
- Julienne Feza (Belgium/DRC) reckoned that it is an interesting action for quantifying the financial input of women to development of their country of origin through money transfer.
- Philippe Destatte reminded that there is a link between her suggestion and the action but it is different from the data bank that Mariam Touré suggested.
Mariame Touré from AWODIAG
Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/Concrete_Action_14