Tag Archives: Africa

#InternationalMigrantsDay in the times of Compacts: A #MigrantsDay compilation #IMD2017


Today is International Migrants Day, marking the 27th anniversary of the adoption of the “International Convention on the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families” by the General Assembly of the United Nations. Since last year there … Continue reading

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World Social Forum on Migrations 2016: A regional affair?


You might not have noticed it, but the World Social Forum on Migrations gathered this month in São Paulo, Brazil, for its 7th meeting. According to the organizers, “3,600 militants and activists from 57 countries from all continents” came together … Continue reading

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#WSFM 2014 Wrap Up: Declaration released, Articles, Gallery


After the WSFM is before the WSFM… But while there has been no announcement yet about the host of the 2016 World Social Forum on Migrations, some reports have been released and the declaration from the event that took place … Continue reading

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From Apartheid to Mzansi Pride: #WSFM2014 Day 2 in pictures


The second day of the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM)in Jo’burg did certainly not lack in variation: A morning panel ranging from a fundamental Palestine critique of Israel and its politics to talks on evictions and integration in the labour … Continue reading

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Hello Africa: #WSFM2014 opening in pictures


It 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 … Continue reading

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Interview on the #WSFM : “We want to start a new conversation about #African dynamics on #migration “


This week will see the 6th World Social Forum on Migrations (WSFM) coming to Africa: The organizers expect up to 3000 participants gathering in Johannesburg from 5th to 8th December 2014. However, in the past weeks updates on the event … Continue reading

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1st African World Social Forum on Migrations: final program available #WSFM


The final program for the World Social Forum on Migrations (WSFM) in Johannesburg has been released. Besides offering a multitude of workshops, plenary sessions etc. the program aims to “build bridges” in several regards. One of those bridges links to … Continue reading

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