Hello Africa: #WSFM2014 opening in pictures

WSFM 2014 Opening 9It certainly wasn’t a smooth ride, but I can still say without hesitation that I considered the first day of the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) in Johannesburg a rewarding experience. On the first anniversary of the passing of Nelson Mandela, several speakers called upon the spirit of Ubuntu (humanity towards others) which they found missing in current migration policies – in particular the ones of the host country South Africa. A more detailed write-up will follow, but for now, here is a Picture Gallery of the excellent cultural performances during the opening day:

About Stefan Rother

Lecturer and Researcher at the Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg -- Freelance journalist -- You can find my CV at the links below:
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1 Response to Hello Africa: #WSFM2014 opening in pictures

  1. sibonelo says:

    this was so amazing, sharing our past history with amagqala/elders, i have learn ta lot on WSFM. keep up the good work guys.

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