8 March 2021
15 March 2021

News from Africa


The event at a glance

The details

April-May-June 2021

African Regional Economic Communities move to formalize and consolidate closer cooperation on labour migration policies

Twenty-nine (29) participants drawn from the African Union Commission, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), , Business Africa, International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Labour Organization (ILO), Diaspora African Forum and Organization of African Trade Union Unity. The meeting was convened with the understanding that different RECs are at different levels of progress in labour migration governance, hence the need to facilitate experience sharing and capacity building (source: African Union).

April-May-June 2021

AU, EU and ICMPD launched a study on Return, Readmission and Reintegration programmes in Africa

Within the framework of the AU-EU Continent-to-Continent Migration and Mobility Dialogue, the African Union Commission and European Union Commission, in partnership with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) conducted a study on Return, Readmission and Reintegration programs in Africa. The study includes nine country briefs of selected African Union Members States, which were devel¬oped in close cooperation with respectively nominated focal points, and benefitted from country-level and regional workshops held with key stakeholders (source: African Union). Study available here