SIHMA annual report 2020

"We have spent a year behind the screen, as the cover image of this report suggests. The inability to hold in-person events and the exponential development of new technologies pushed many organizations, including us, to find or consolidate new ways of working. Webinars, desktop research and virtual collaborations have allowed us to continue our activities. Remote internships, while not enabling all the rich, human exchanges of teamwork in the office, have allowed us to stay in touch with...

Only One Home (UnaSolaCasa) Humanity’s Response to the Test of Covid-19

At the end of March 2020, in the midst of the first phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Scalabrinian Missionaries for the Europe and Africa region, through the Scalabrinian Agency for Cooperation and Development (ASCS), have promoted in their regional network of missionary positions and initiatives (Scalabrini International Migration Network - regional SIMN) through a campaign to raise awareness and funds to primarily support migrants and refugees as "neighbours", who are suffering under the pandemic, due to indifference or marginalisation,...

SIHMA annual report 2019

SIHMA released its annual report with the main activities and events from march 2019 to February 2020. 

FORMAL SETTLEMENT VS EMERGENCY CAMP - Different refugee residence approaches in Uganda and South Sudan

This short report attempts to reflect on the lives of those refugees living in Uganda’s refugee settlements. This serves as a case study to illustrate the differences between camps and settlement as an approach to refugee crises. Taking a closer look at the experiences of three people – a refugee representative living in the Palabek settlement in Uganda, a delegate of the Ugandan Ministry of the Office of the Prime Minister, and a Salesian priest working in a IDP camp...

Labour-related experiences of Migrants and Refugees in South Africa

This report on Labour-related experiences of migrants and refugees in South Africa is part of the project “The Future of Work, Labour After Laudato Sì", a global initiative the connects Catholic-inspired and other faith-based organizations in order to help promote and implement Pope Francis’ encyclical in areas related to work. The initiative brings together international, regional, state and local actors to improve global governance and lift up best practices on these issues. The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) has led...

SIHMA annual report 2018

SIHMA presents his organisation and the main activities of the year 2018-2019