11 April 2019

Regional Focus: Africa


CFP: Beyond 50 and 10, Beyond the Rhetoric - International Conference on the Protection of Forced Migrants in Africa, Pretoria, 6-7 September 2019 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 30 April 2019.

Registration: 28th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition, Gaborone, Botswana, 1-6 July 2019 [info]
- This year's hypothetical case "will tackle issues relating to refugees, statelessness, children’s rights, sexual minority rights and freedom of expression." Registration deadline is 30 April 2019.

CFP: International Conference on Protecting Persons Forcibly Displaced in Africa, Gaborone, Botswana, 5 July 2019 [info]
- This one-day conference will be held as part of the a/m moot court competition.
- Submit abstracts by 30 April 2019.


Are Integrated Services a Step towards Integration? Uganda Case Study (Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat, March 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

"A Case Study of the Ethanol CleanCook Stove Intervention and Potential Scale-up in Ethiopia," Energy for Sustainable Development, vol. 46 (Oct. 2018) [open access]

Dadaab Movement and Intentions Monitoring: Dadaab Refugee Complex, Garissa County, Kenya (NRC & REACH, Feb. 2019) [infographic via ReliefWeb]

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Conflict and Internally Displaced Persons (Human Rights Watch, April 2019) [text]

Figure of the Week: Cyclone Idai’s Impact on Mozambique (Africa in Focus Blog, April 2019) [text]

"Future Uncertain as Kenya Threatens to Close Daadab Refugee Camp," VOA News, 29 March 2019 [text]
- See also related article on safety in Somalia and an Amnesty International statement.

Negotiation of Humanitarian Access in North Kivu: The Perception of Armed Non-State Actors, Communities and Humanitarians (Geneva Call, March 2019) [Eng. & Fre. texts via ReliefWeb]

"Niger, Part 1: At the Centre of a Brewing Militant Storm," The New Humanitarian, 28 March 2019 [text]

"Niger, Part 2: Counting the Dead, Waiting for Justice," The New Humanitarian, 1 April 2019 [text]

The Political Viability of Anti-immigrationism (Africa is a Country, March 2019) [text]
- "European nations increasingly look to the physical space of African nations for potential solutions to their racial and demographic anxieties."

Refugees’ Self-reliance: The Dilemma of Implementing the Global Compact on Refugees in Africa (RLI Blog, April 2019) [text]

Roundtable on Addressing Root Causes of Forced Displacement and Achieving Durable Solutions in Africa, Addis Ababa, 9 Feb. 2019 [summ. conclusions via ReliefWeb]

‘We are all IDPs’: Vulnerability and Livelihoods in Mugunga 3 Camp, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Working Paper, no. 77 (Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, March 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]


Introducing a Video Blog Series on Tackling Fragility, Conflict, and Violence in Africa (Dev4Peace Blog, April 2019) [info]
- Follow link for first vlog.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (21 March 2019)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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