Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Crossing Borders Interns Getting Ready to Go!

Ten UVic students will be leaving this summer for their internships with migration advocacy organizations in Asia

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Management and the New Demographic

Unleashing the Economic and Organizational Potential of Migrants,
Diaspora and a Boundaryless Workforce

Professional development workshop from Dr. Mary Yoko Brannen in Vancouver on August 8

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Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Tings Chak and Sandro Mezzadra were the keynote speakers at the June 2015 Migration & Late Capitalism conference

Migration & Late Capitalism Conference a great success!

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Natalia Yang was a CAPI intern in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Engagement, Experience and Employability

New international youth internship program accepting applications

Ten internship positions in Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines this fall. Applications due August 6th!

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UVic's window to the Pacific Rim

The Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives is located at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The Centre conducts research on policy issues and builds relationships with universities and civil society organizations in the region. It holds international conferences and events and acts as a resource facility for the university and the wider community on this important and diverse part of the world. Read more.

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Koto expert, Satomi Edwards, performing at Women Crossing Borders – Gender and the Asia Pacific during IdeaFest 2015

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Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI)

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ONE MORE WEEK! Applications for our newest internship program, ENGAGEMENT, EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYABILITY (3E) PROGRAM, are due by August 6. More info: http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php We have ten exciting (and funded!) internships working with migrants' rights organizations in Nepal, Bangladesh and the Philippines. Funded by @DFTAD_DEV through the International Youth Internship Program, these interships are available to recent post-secondary graduates from across Canada. Positions available with: PHILIPPINES – http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php & http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php NEPAL – http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php & http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php BANGLADESH – http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php & http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php Applications due August 6, internships from October 2015 to April 2016

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) created an event.

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Management and the New Demographic: Un...
The world is experiencing unprecedented levels of mobility and migration, profoundly impacting firms, economies, and societies. Immigration has given rise to growing numbers of bicultural and multicultural members of the workforce who have special potential for today’s global firms and for ongoing...

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI)

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3E Program Parter: Welfare Association for the Rights of Bangladeshi Emigrants Development Foundation (http://www.warbe.org/content2.php?connect=64508) WARBE is a migration and development non-profit community-based organization. WARBE, founded by returnee migrants, aims to promote the rights, well-being and dignity of Bangladeshi migrants and their families at multiple levels. Program development at grassroots level focuses on empowerment programs, through awareness campaigns, community mobilization, skill-development training, advocacy initiatives, and information dissemination through media partners. Through engagement with local, national, and international platforms, WARBE aims to ensure migrants and their families are able to play an effective role in political discussions and decision-making processes.  One position with WARBE is available in Dhaka, Bangladesh http://www.warbe.org/content2.php?connect=64508)

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This month's featured Flickr photo was taken of former CAPI interns Adam Tran, Chandra Merry and George Benson during the World Social Forum on Migrations in the Philippines in 2013. View more photos on our Flickr space.

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