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

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Related News


African Civil Society gather in Dakar to discuss how best to protect migrants in crisis

MADE and GCM hosted the Civil Society Regional Consultation for West and Central Africa on 7 December 2015 in Dakar as part of its ongoing monitoring of the MICIC initiative.

A missed opportunity in Valletta

Bob van Dillen, Coordinator for the Working Group on Global Governance of Migration and Development offers a critical review of the outcomes of the recent Valletta Summit and Action Plan.

Leaders must prioritise people over borders

European and African leaders must follow their promises of collaboration on migration at the Valletta Summit with policies that protect people over reinforcing borders.



Related Events


Africa-Europe Valletta Summit on migration

In April 2015 the European Council called for an international summit to discuss migration issues with African and other key countries. 

Civil society event ahead of the Valletta Summit

A civil society event for the press on the Valletta Summit will be held on 11 November, 9:30am to 12pm.

Third International Conference on Financing for Development

The Conference will gather high-level political representatives, institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organisations and business sector entities in Addis Ababa between 13 and 16 July 2015.