East Africa


Youth on the move: Investigating decision-making, migration trajectories and expectations of young people on the way to Italy Posted Oct 02, 2017

A new study, Youth on the move: Investigating decision-making, migration trajectories and expectations of young people on the way to Italy, has been released –…

South Sudan: How families are surviving siege conditions thanks to urban farming Posted Sep 08, 2017

In South Sudan, 6 million people – half the country’s population – are affected by food insecutiry, and the health and lives of children are…

Rede Came helps fight child trafficking in Mozambique Posted Mar 22, 2017

Earlier this month, the International Organization for Migration and the General Attorney’s Office of Mozambique organised a key meeting with civil society organisations (CSOs) to…

2 Girls : 2 awards Posted Dec 05, 2016

The documentary film 2 Girls explores the circumstances, decision-making, experiences and consequences of migration for adolescent girls in Bangladesh and Ethiopia. It is funded by…

Youth Call for children on the move Posted Nov 07, 2016

“We are children on the move. But, first of all, we are children – with children’s rights” is the general principle of a Youth Call…

We believe in Youth Posted Oct 10, 2016

“There is a pressing need to reach out to Refugee Youth”, who form the large proportion of the refugee population, particularly in the Middle East…

School did not start for everyone Posted Oct 06, 2016

There are six million primary and secondary school-age refugees under UNHCR’s mandate: 3.7 million of them are out of school. Only 50 per cent of refugee…

A Global Path to End Child Detention Posted Sep 21, 2016

The Inter-Agency Working Group to End Child Detention (IAWG), an international alliance which assist States to “completely and expeditiously” end the practice of child immigration detention and of which…

#MigrantRights Campaign Posted Sep 20, 2016

There are over 232 million international migrants in the world today and an estimated 20 percent of migrants are in an irregular situation. One out of…

UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants: Nothing to celebrate Posted Sep 16, 2016

CSOs call on the UN Summit for a change with commitments At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large…