Secretary’s Global Diaspora Forum: Remarks by Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

  • Date Posted: May 3, 2011
  • Authors: Maria Otero
  • Organizations/Projects: United States Department of State
  • Document Types: Other
  • Donor Type: Other US Government Agency

The Secretary's Global Diaspora Forum was a three-day event that took place in Washington D.C. and marked the launch of the International Diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA), a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development, the United States Trade and Development Agency, and the Migration Policy Institute. In this video, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero talks about the positive contributions of Diaspora communities in bridging understanding and fostering friendship between Americans and their countries of origin or ancestry.