MADE Africa

 MADE Africa


“Driven by solidarity and a shared concern for human dignity and human rights, through MADE, African civil society will endeavor to place the rights of migrants and better living conditions at the forefront of the political agendas in the continent and elsewhere.“ 

Mamadou Mignane Diouf, Caritas Senegal

 

The network is organized around sub-regional focal points in West, East, North, South and Central Africa, and led by Caritas Senegal and a Steering Committee and collaborates with other civil society organisations to promote human-rights driven migration policies. View the members' list for detailed information on the organizations. 

All civil society organizations working or interested in the field of migration, migrant rights and development in Africa are welcome to join and participate in upcoming regional events, advocacy actions and other activities.

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Activities 2016 - March 2017


  • Organize a Follow-Up Meeting in Dakar
  • Organize a regional and a multi-stakeholder meeting and trainings
  • Organize activities around the post- Valetta Summit
  • Finalize and publish a regional report on priority migration and development issues in Africa

Join the MADE global list to keep updated on all MADE Africa activities

 

Related News

 

Vacancy: Programme Manager West Africa

From early 2017 ICMC Europe, together with three partners AFFORD (Great Britain), FORIM (France) and Center for Migration Studies (Ghana), will start a 3 year EU funded programme ‘Migration and Development Partnerships for rights-based migration and mobility governance in, from and to West Africa’ to be implemented in coordination with the global MADE programme.

Flowers Campaign for International Migrants Day

The Flowers Campaign aims to pay homage to all the migrants that have died on the borders and in the seas, oceans and deserts of the world.  On this occasion, the West African Observatory on Migrations invites all citizens that support solidarity and justice to join us in paying homage to the migrants that have perished by throwing a flower into a stream, lagoon, river, sea or ocean.  To also honour the migrants that live near our homes, we invite you to participate by offering them a flower or the drawing of a flower as a token of your respect and solidarity.

African civil society condemns hunt for migrants on the continent

After the death of a malian migrant in Mauritania, the West African Observatory on Migrations (WAOM), together with MADE Africa, The Pan African Network for the Defense of Migrants' Rights (PANiDMR) and the Moroccan Transnational Network on Migration and Development (RMTMD) issued a joint statement condemning the chase on irregular migrants going on in Mauritania and other African states.

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Related Events

 

Satellite meeting GFMD 2016: Civil society's national cooperation on migration and development in Nigeria

Augustinians International are organizing a satellite meeting to the GFMD on 18th of October in Abuja, Nigeria.

5th Diaspora Development Dialogue (DDD5) ‘Actions Needed to Reduce Remittance Costs in Africa’

ADEPT’s Fifth Diaspora Development Dialogue (DDD5) will take place in Nairobi, Kenya and will focus on: ‘Actions Needed to Reduce Remittance Costs in Africa’. DDD5 is organized in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya and the African Institute for Remittances (AIR).

Cooperation EU - West Africa: For a sincere dialogue

The Togolese capital will host from 20 to 24 June 2016 a high-level meeting of Heads of Delegation of the European Union in West Africa followed by a dialogue with the commissioners of ECOWAS and UEMOA on the cooperation strategy between the European Union and western Africa.

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