SIHMA | Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa

Category: Event

Communication on the Move - Launch Event


Nov 24, 2020
Categories: Event

SIHMA organized for the 25th of November, a zoom lacunh event entitled ‘Communication on the Move’, from 2:00PM to 2:45PM (SAST). During the virtual event we will take the opportunity to share with you SIHMA’s vision and mission and the way we implement these through our communications strategy and social media network. We will show participants around our NEW website, present our recently revamped AHMR Journal, and our active Blog on the move. We are also enthusiastic to...

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CPLO seminar/webinar: Advocacy and Migration during the pandemic


Nov 11, 2020
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CPLO organised a seminar/webinar for Friday 13th of November that will give the opportunity to share the reflections and what was learnt from and for advocacy in the Migration and People on the move sector in the context of COVID pandemic.  

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The Role Foreign Traders Play In Our Township Economies


Nov 03, 2020
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Dr Vanya Gastrow, one of the authors of our pubblication Manufactury Illegality, will give her speach in the virtual disccusion that CPLO organized on the topic of the role of foreign traders on the township economies. Vanya Gastrow researched the role spaza shops in several townships in the Western Cape played in the economies of these townships.  

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Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII) Conference


Nov 03, 2020
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Father Filippo (1) was one of the panellists at a simultaneous session hosted by the Centre for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) and the University of Notre Dame, entitled “Addressing the Legal Obstacles to Immigrant Integration, Protection and Defence”. The simultaneous sessions were a part of the annual conference hosted by CMS’s Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative (2). The CIII conference was held virtually for the first time and was from October 1st – October 2nd and was...

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Webinar - 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees (Internally Displaced Persons)


Sep 23, 2020
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The South Africa Catholic Bishop's Conference (SACBC), Migrants and Refugees Office, CPLO and Society of Jesus in South Africa organized a Webinar meeting on October 1st. The objective of this Webinar is to celebrate and commemorate the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees in the Church, and the webinar is addressed to any person that is committed to the Ministry of Migrants and Refugees. The SACBC Admin Board has also decided that Migrants & Refugees Day...

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CPLO Training for Advocacy on Behalf of Refugees and Migrants


Sep 17, 2020
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The Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office, CPLO South Africa, has organised its annual ‘African Exposure and Training’ course (AFEXT) from the 21st to 25th of September 2020. This year for the first time, the five days training focuses on a specific theme: Advocacy on behalf of Refugees and Migrants. The course aims at episcopal conferences and Church bodies across the continent which are interested in setting up CPLOs or similar advocacy facilities in their own jurisdictions. It will be...

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