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South Africa at the Precipice of Opportunity – Covid-19 Vaccinations


Jan 26, 2021
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  Covid-19 Vaccines are being distributed and administered all over the world. India, Egypt, and Guinea are all developing countries that have commenced vaccination with the latter two being African countries which are administering vaccines. Regrettably, Africa as a continent, lags behind with respect to vaccinations (1). Despite South Africa being one of the continents most developed and wealthiest countries the vaccination plan and roll out has been slow and received criticism from a number of...

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Only One Home (UnaSolaCasa) Humanity’s Response to the Test of Covid-19


Jan 20, 2021
Categories: news

At the end of March 2020, in the midst of the first phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Scalabrinian Missionaries for the Europe and Africa region, through the Scalabrinian Agency for Cooperation and Development (ASCS), have promoted in their regional network of missionary positions and initiatives (Scalabrini International Migration Network - regional SIMN)  through a campaign to raise awareness and funds to primarily support migrants and refugees as "neighbours", who are suffering under the pandemic, due...

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Covid-19, tourism and migration in Africa


Oct 06, 2020
Categories: news

Covid-19 has forced countries all over the world to impose travel restrictions and social distancing measures, leading to the shutdown of hospitality and tourism operations with the consequences of drastically reducing migration and tourism worldwide. The South African Department of Tourism annually runs a Tourism Month campaign in the month of September, culminating with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Tourism Day on September 27th, making it a good time for SIHMA to address the impact...

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


Sep 17, 2020
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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.      Both...

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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.     ...

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WEBINAR RESPONDING TO COVID-19


Aug 25, 2020
Categories: Event

On the 29th of July, SIHMA hosted a webinar organized by The Future of Work, Labour after Laudato Si (FOWLS) global initiative and the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) and the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA). The organisers partnered with the East Cape Agricultural Research Project (ECARP), the Centre for Research and Action for Peace (CERAP) and UNIAPAC AFRICA The webinar was addressed to religious leaders and organizations, NGOs, civil society organizations, and...

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