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Climate and Migration


Mar 30, 2021
Categories: news

  We often hear about forced migration and the plight of refugees or about labour migration and indeed about Climate Change. Yet we do not hear as readily about the impact of climate change and natural disasters on migration. It is important to reflect on this and to consider important steps that should be taken to protect and care for our planet and for the African Continent and her inhabitants. It is also crucial to advocate...

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10th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime


Feb 09, 2021
Categories: Event news

From 12 to 16 October 2020, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was hosting the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. This year’s conference was hosted online, which allow SIHMA’s to assist to a few of the side events on issues regarding migration. Programme of the virtual side events: https://www.unodc.org/documents/treaties/UNTOC/COP/SESSION_10/Website/Practical_info/UNTOC_COP10_-_Final_Programme_of_Side_Events_14_October_with_links_.pdf  Prevention of Involuntary Migration through Quality Education and Empowerment...

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Exclusion of migrant women in Africa | Access to education


Dec 08, 2020
Categories: news

  Continuing the Series on Migrant Women   Continuing our series on the exclusion of migrant women, we are looking at the rather limited access to education that migrant women have around Africa. The education of any child, boy or girl, is an undeniably essential and fundamental human right. However, for millions of women and girls among the world’s migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking population, education is not a reality. Migrant and displaced...

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2020 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative - Building Communities of Hope and Belonging


Sep 08, 2020
Categories: Event

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) and the University of Notre Dame will hold the 2020 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference on Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2, 2020. Out of an abundance of caution for all who would like to participate, this year’s conference will take place virtually. This annual event is part of CMS’s Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII) which seeks to understand, expand and strengthen the...

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Webinar Responding to COVID-19


Jul 26, 2020
Categories: Event

Information on the Webinar presentation Organizers: This webinar is organized by The Future of Work, Labour after Laudato Si (FOWLS) global initiative and the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC). The Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA), the East Cape Agricultural Research Project (ECARP) and the Centre for Research and Action for Peace (CERAP) are supporting the event. Target Audience: Religious leaders, faith-based organizations, NGOs, civil society organizations, and general...

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