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An Africa where the human rights of people on the move are ensured and their dignity is promoted

What we do
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Who we are

Established in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2014 the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) conducts research that contributes to the development of informed policies and promotes the rights and dignity of migrants and refugees in Africa.

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Our Misson

To conduct and disseminate research that contributes to the understanding of human mobility across Africa and informs policies that ensure the rights and dignity of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.

Migration in Africa