Blog On The Move

5th Annual Southern African Nationality Network meeting and webinar (LHR)

Sep 11, 2020
Categories: Event

Our Project Manager, James Chapmann is participateting in the meeting: Stateless in a Global Pandemic, organized by the Southern African Nationality Network. Here are a brief presentation of the spaekers of the conference:

Webinar Series “Responding to COVID-19 and its Impact on the World of Work”

Sep 09, 2020
Categories: Event

  New Webinar Series “Responding to COVID-19 and its Impact on the World of Work” are held on 9th and 17th of September 2020.      The Webinar Series are co-organized by the project ”The Future of Work, Labour after Laudato Sì”, the International Catholic Migration Commission, Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor & the Working Poor and the Vatican Commission for Covid-19 coordinated by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.     ... Shot 2020-09-15 at 11.27.33 AM.png

Lessons still to be learned from the pandemic.

Sep 08, 2020
Categories: news

Let us put it this way: every crisis is an opportunity to learn, change and transform ourselves, our society, our country. This could be applied to the actual pandemic, which indeed has provided an enormous chance to pause and reflect, urging us to find new ways and to rethink social, political, and economic macro-structures. According to this approach, then, Covid-19 should teach us some lessons we still need to learn from Africa, the first one is...

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... Shot 2020-09-08 at 11.15.18 AM.png

Press Review August 2020

Sep 03, 2020
Categories: press review

NATIONAL  COVERAGE   South Africa’s Border Management Authority dream could be a nightmare Institute for Security Studies – 11 August 2020 South Africa passed a new Border Management Authority (BMA) Act, intended to improve efficiencies by providing a single authority to oversee all aspects of the border environment. Border control was previously tasked between seven different government departments. In the effort to centralize responsibility, concerns of poor management, abuse, and...

Statelessness of Migrant Children in South Africa and the Impact and Opportunity for Social Workers

Sep 01, 2020
Categories: news

Statelessness is an increasing phenomenon around the world and particularly on the African continent. At SIMHA, we are active in promoting research and awareness on statelessness in South Africa and beyond. In our latest edition of the African Human Mobility Review Journal, in a joint effort with the University of Western Cape, SIHMA published Ajwang Warria’s research paper titled “Stateless Transnational Migrant Children in South Africa: Implications and Opportunities for Social Work”1. This is the first time that...