Blog in movimento

Scalabrini Migration Study Centres Meeting, Rome

Jul 23, 2024
Categories: Advocates's Migration Brief Migrants Migration in Africa Research

On 11 th to the 12 th of July 2024, SIHMA attended the Scalabrini International Migration Study Centres meeting in Rome at the headquarters of the General Administration. The other study centers that were present include Centro Studi Emigrazione (CSER) in Rome, Centre for Migration Studies (CMS) in New York, Centro De Estudos Migratorios (CEM) in Sao Paulo, Centro de Estudios Migratorios Latinoamericanos (CEMLA) in Argentia, Centre d’information et d’études sur les migrations internationals (CIEMI) in Paris, Scalabrini Migration Center...

Finalization of the Annual Report 2023

Jul 16, 2024
Categories: human rights Migration in Africa Report

SIHMA is proud to announce that the 2023 Annual Report is currently in the finalization and production process. The report provides an overview of research projects, publications, and Africa on the Move statistics. It begins with an overview of SIHMA’s organization and its relationship with trustees and staff. Next, the report focuses on SIHMA’s key areas of interest, including research, publications, and events. Lastly, it concludes with Africa on the Move statistics, examining key data on human migration over... a heading (3).png

Pathways of well-being and belonging among migrant youth in Cape Town

Jul 09, 2024
Categories: Refugees Report Research Youth migration

“Pathways of well-being and belonging among migrant youth in Cape Town” research Children and young people with experiences of migration in South Africa are building their lives in contexts of deep insecurity. The process of finding a sense of home in their new environments is complex, and through this research, SIHMA aim to build an understanding of the barriers to and facilitators to building their sense of belonging and how this affects their well-being. Previous research identified the need to... a heading.png

July Press Review

Jul 04, 2024
Categories: human rights Migrants Migration in Africa news press review Review Rights SIHMA Statelessness

International:  Biden’s new immigration plan: How will it work? 19 June 2024 AlJazeera Just ahead of the United States Presidential election, which will take place in November of 2024, U.S. President Joe Biden has released a new plan regarding immigration policies. With immigration being a hot topic of concern in the United States, many suspect Joe Biden has made this policy suggestion just ahead of the election to secure more votes against his opponent, Donald...

Release of Good practices Migrants and Refugees 2022 Report

Jul 02, 2024
Categories: Migrants Migration in Africa Pastoral care of migrants and refugees Refugees

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has released the Good practices Migrants and Refugees 2022 reports. The development of the Good Practices was guided by the109th Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR) of the Holy Father focusing on the theme “Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay”.  The theme, Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay, is used to “ensure that all have the conditions necessary for accessing integral... 2024-07-02 at 9.38.48 AM.png

2024 World Refugee Day

Jun 25, 2024
Categories: Discussion Event Migrants Migration in Africa narrative of migration Refugees

   Every year on the 20th of June, the world comes together to celebrate the annual World Refugee Day. In honor of this crucial day, Scalabrini Centre hosted a day filled with activities, commemorating and celebrating the experience of migration. With the theme of World Refugee Day being, ‘Our Home’, Scalabrini Centre and SIHMA focused on the importance of community and comfortability when integrating into a new country.  Hosted at the Scalabrini... Refugee Day.png