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Civil Society Action Committee Webinar on Climate Change and Migration

Aug 17, 2021
Categories: Event

SIHMA attended the second round, second webinar on Climate Change and Migration in the People’s Migration Challenge webinar series, hosted by the Civil Society Action Committee in 2021.  Webinar Host and Partners The Civil Society Action Committee which is a ‘global platform for civil society engagement on migration policy and governance’ [1] held a series of about People’s Migration Challenge webinars in this round [2]. Civil Society Action Committee’s membership includes organisations working with migration and refugees. The Committees members... image for Climate change Webinar 29 June 2021.jpg

SIHMA Annual Report 2020

Jul 29, 2021
Categories: news

SIHMA’s annual report for 2020 has now been released with information about the organisation and its activities from 2019 to 2020. The report covers SIHMA’s four key focus areas, namely Research; Publications; Training and Capacity Building; and Events, as well as more general information about the organisation and its work. You can find a link to an online version of the report at the bottom of this page.  "We have spent a year behind the screen,... Annual Report 2020-21 cover.jpg

World Refugee Day 2021

Jun 22, 2021
Categories: Event

The United Nations General Assembly introduced World Refugee Day in 2001.  Before 2001, June 20th was celebrated as African Refugee Day, introduced in 1975.  This day was established in 1975 by the then Organization for African Unity, now called the African Union.  Today, the two days coincide to honor refugees around the world.  It celebrates the dignity of the forcibly displaced. [1] Who is a refugee? According to the 1951 Refugee Convention, a refugee... Refugee Day 2021-1.png

Recent Research from Across the Continent

May 11, 2021
Categories: news

  The African Human Mobility Review published a series of thought-provoking articles in April 2021 [1]. Interestingly three of the five articles in the edition of the AHMR focus on migrant women. To get an idea of what the AHMR is consider the following:  The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human mobility... N1:2021 COVER.jpg

Welcome to Our New Researcher

Apr 20, 2021
Categories: news

SIHMA has the pleasure to announce the appointment of a new junior researcher, Muluh Momasoh, at SIHMA who started on Monday 19 April 2021. As SIHMA engages in research and publishes reports, working papers and briefs, our journal (AHMR[1]) and shorter researched blog posts in our Blog on the Move [2], we are excited to be bolstering our research capacity. SIHMA strives to fulfil our mission ‘to conduct and disseminate research that contributes to the understanding of human... picture2 (002).jpg


Apr 13, 2021
Categories: news

How are we as a society doing in terms of inclusion, unity, and integration? How are people on the move treated within communities and while on the move? In some ways society is more accepting, inclusive, and understanding than it has been in previous years. The pandemic has shaken the foundations of existence across the world and exposed our fragility. We have a new appreciation for humanity, human dignity and for life itself. Yet in the midst of...