SIHMA | Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa

Tag: migration policy

Webinar - Economic Migration on the African Continent

Aug 04, 2020
Categories: Event

A webinar about Economic Migration on the African Continent  takes place on Tuesday 4th of August 2020 at 15:00 - presenting Scalabrini Centre's new research. Scalabirni centre of Cape Town is hosting a presentation on Africa's approach, through traties and policies, to continental economic migration, with a South African Perspective. The webinar will be by Shannon Guerra, a Yale University Human Rights Scholar who has been working full-time for the last two months on this research. A deeper understanding of South Africa's...

The Cape Town RRO in Comparative Perspective: Accessing Rights and Cities

Jun 12, 2017
Categories: Discussion

So far, the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office (RRO) has failed to comply with final court orders to accept all new asylum applicants by the end of March 2018 and in response, civil society organizations have staged public protests to put pressure on the Department of Home Affairs to fully open the office. This incident around the RRO in Cape Town is only the most recent example of restricting access to asylum in South African...