Advisory Boards

There are two Advisory Boards to the Diaspora Programme: One for Afghanistan and one for Somalia. Each board consists of seven members and are elected at the Annual Grand Meetings.

The mandate of the DRC DP Advisory Boards is to:

(1)  In relation to the Diaspora Programme:

  • Provide input and advice on overall issues relating to the DRC Diaspora Programme;
  • Ensure transparency towards the Danish diaspora in regard to programme-related matters.

(2)  In relation to the Diaspora Project Support of the Diaspora Programme (DiPS)

  • Discuss and provide recommendations for adjustment of granting criteria and guidelines;
  • Review and provide recommendations on project proposals submitted to DiPS for funding, in accordance with DiPS application and administrative guidelines.

You are welcome to contact Advisory Board members. Please do so by sending an e-mail to [email protected].

The document containing the mandate and procedures for the ABs may be downloaded here.


Advisory Boards 2020-2021

The 2020-2021 Afghan and Somali Advisory Boards were elected at the Annual Grand Meeting on November 10, 2019. 

Members of 2020-2021 Advisory Boards:

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Anisa Hosai Zadran


Esmatullah Walli


Mohammad Naseem Popal


Shoukat Naeimi


Sohrab Habib Jan


Sayeed Abaseen Sadat

Obaidullah Abdulhaq


Adar Mohamed Hassan


Ahmed Osman Ismael


Mohamoud Salad Salah


Fatima Sheekh


Abdinasir Jama Mohamed


Abshir Sheikdon


Kadra Hassan