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C7 Highlights the Importance of Human Mobility at G7 Summit

Jun 18, 2024
Categories: Discussion Event human rights Migration Policies

This year the Group of Seven, otherwise known as the G7, celebrated 50 years of their annual summit in Italy. Consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and the United States of America, the G7 summit created an opportunity to share policy recommendations that can resolve issues impacting the world. Key interest groups attend the G7 summit in order to participate in dialogue with these seven countries. The C7, otherwise known as the Civil Seven is...

Youth Day and The Release of Border Towns and Spaces of (In)visibility

Jun 12, 2024
Categories: Articles human rights Migrants Migration in Africa Refugees Report Research Research Project SIHMA vulnerable minors Youth migration

On the 16th of June, South Africa will come together and recognize Youth Day. In honor of Youth Day, SIHMA would like to recognize the importance of youth migration and its impacts on the advancement of opportunities.  To highlight the lived experiences of youth migrants, SIHMA is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Border towns and spaces of (in)visibility: Study of young people on the move in the border towns of Chipata and Katete, Zambia.... Towns- Article.jpg

June Press Review

Jun 06, 2024
Categories: news press review

International:  Little protection for the vulnerable, even on major migration routes UNHCR UN News ,4 June 2024 The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) confirms that hundreds of thousands of people risk their lives to migrate from Sub-Saharan Africa in search of asylum. Migrants are without access to immediate assistance, leaving many to face unavoidable dangers such as trafficking and lack of shelter. Vincent Cochetel, the UNHCR Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean, explains that the absence of critical... Review.jpg

Scalabrini Day 2024

Jun 04, 2024
Categories: Event SCCT SIHMA

Scalabrini Day is traditionally held on the 1st of June to recognize Bishop Scalabrini who advocated for the welfare of migrants. On the 3rd of June, staff members and board members from the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SHIMA), the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town Lawrence House and the Missionaries of St Charles Scalabrini commemorated the memory of St John Scalabrini through a... Image 2024-06-04 at 10.26.29.jpg

Training Workshop for Pastoral Agents of Migration in Kampala Uganda

May 28, 2024
Categories: training course

The Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa in collaboration with SIMI, UEC, and the Archdiocese of Kampala will be conducting a training for pastoral agents of migrants and refugees in Kampala, Uganda. The training workshop will be conducted at the ARU Centre from the 17th to the 20th of July 2024. The purpose of the training workshop is to equip agents of migration with and understanding of human mobility in Africa,... b.PNG

May Press Review

May 27, 2024
Categories: Migration in Africa Migration Policies news press review Refugees Review SIHMA

National: South Africa election 2024: ‘You see skeletons’ - the deadly migrant crossing 4 April, 2024, BBC News Migrants continue to risk it all in order to seek asylum and opportunities in South Africa. With the influx of migrants typically traveling from Zimbabwe into South Africa, political tension and xenophobia are on the rise. The crossing of the Zimbabwean border into South Africa is dangerous due to wild animals and gangs of criminals that can be... review may.jpg