SIHMA | Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa

Category: Event

134th Scalabrinian Congregation Anniversary


Nov 30, 2021
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On Sunday 28th of November 2021, the Scalabrinian Congregation celebrated its 134th Anniversary since its foundation in 1887 from the bishop of Piacenza, Italy, Giovanni Battista Scalabrini. Blessed Scalabrini main purpose was to care for the welfare, to protect and assist people on the move, crossing the Atlantic to reach the Americas.

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Two-day training session at SIHMA Legal Clinic St. Patrick La Rochelle


Nov 09, 2021
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The SIHMA Legal Clinic at St. Patrick La Rochelle has had a good start since its establishment in September 2021, and it is already setting a very high standard in its operation and mission. The Legal Clinic was established with the mission to promote and protect the rights of human trafficking survivors through providing legal services, advocacy and networking. Besides this, the work that is done in the clinic also involves producing rich research that will help shape...

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SIMN Webinar 'Social Media Management with a political approach'


Oct 27, 2021
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As part of the SIMN Webinar Series, SIMN team  invited  us to their next event called "SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT WITH A POLITICAL APPROACH", which aims to provide a solid introduction to social networks and assertive communication tools with a political approach, to connect with the audiences and strengthen our work and promotion.The event will take place on November 1, 2021, at 5:00 pm (South African time).The participation is extensive for all the members of local...

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Civil Society Action Committee Webinar on Climate Change and Migration


Aug 17, 2021
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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...

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World Refugee Day 2021


Jun 22, 2021
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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...

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Youth Day 2021


Jun 16, 2021
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Sport: A valuable tool for social inclusion amongst migrant youth in South Africa According to UNHCR [1], at least 79.5 million people had been forced to flee their homes by the end of 2019 worldwide. By 2020, South Africa hosted 2,9 million migrants [6]. This equals approximately 4,8% of the total South African population [6]. At mid-year 2020, 27.3 % of International Migrants in Africa were 19 years old and under and young migrants aged 15...

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