Webinar: Urban internally displaced persons in an era of COVID-19 in Africa

On 8 October 2020, the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the Global Engagement Network on Internal Displacement in Africa (GENIDA), hosted a webinar on the situation of urban Internally Displaced Peoples in time of COVID-19 and how protection can be secured and enhanced. The project is an … Read more

Submission to UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

‘Recommendations On Internal Displacement In Africa’

GENIDA Research – INDCaP Project

The Global Engagement Network on Internal Displacement in sub-Saharan Africa (GENIDA), which forms part of the global Interdisciplinary Network on Displacement, Conflict and Protection (INDCaP), makes the following submission in response to the Call for Inputs disseminated by the UN High-Level Panel (HLP) in March 2020.

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#AfricanMigrantsMatter: Future Africa Statement on Forced Migration in Africa

On 6 and 7 September 2019, the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, hosted a two-day conference, on the theme: “Beyond 50 and 10, beyond the rhetoric: The protection of forced migrants in Africa”. The focus of the conference was to critically examine the extent to which these frameworks (African Refugee … Read more

International conference on forced migration in Africa, hosted by Centre for Human Rights, calls for decisive action

An international conference on forced migration in Africa organised by the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria drew attention to the plight of forced migrants – internally displaced person (IDPs) and refugees – on the continent. It was held against the background of declaration by the African Union of 2019 as … Read more