The Government of Zimbabwe values the vital role that the Zimbabwean Diaspora plays in terms of the economic development of the country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade is mandated to formally mainstream Zimbabwe’s Diaspora into the national development agenda by creating an enabling environment for effective diaspora integration. A Diaspora Unit was created within the Ministry and is tasked to enhance the capacity of the Government of Zimbabwe to coordinate diaspora affairs and mobilize the Zimbabwean diaspora.
One of the core mandates of the Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe to the USA is to promote, protect and safeguard the interests of Zimbabwean nationals in these countries and in the rest of the Americas. The Embassy also provides a platform through which the Zimbabwean Diaspora and the Government can engage and work together for the development of our great country.
Various Diaspora Engagement activities are envisaged in targeted destination countries, such as the USA.
These engagement activities are expected to:
It is envisaged that through engagement, these initiatives will catalyse enhanced and effective Diaspora participation in the Nation’s cross-sectoral growth and development.
The Embassy has therefore embarked on an initiative of engaging the Zimbabwean community in the US with a view to sharing information and ideas as well as discussing investment opportunities in the country.
To achieve this engagement, the Embassy would welcome all Zimbabweans in the countries of accreditation to contact us on any issue of interest to our country. Fellow citizens are encouraged to register their contact details on the registration form to assist the Embassy in creating a database through which you can be contacted on any issues of interest and be able to invite you to any functions that the Embassy might organise. Please click on the registration form button and fill in your details here.