The Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) has just released its latest research report on the current state of affairs and the way forward on regional migration governance on the African continent. The report is released in collaboration with The Development and Peace Foundation (sef:) and was made possible with generous funding from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit gGmbH (GIZ), Germany Globalvorhaben Flüchtlinge on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ).
Authored by GovInn Director Lorenzo Fioramonti and Deputy-Director Chris Nshimbi under the title of “Regional Migration Governance in the African Continent: Current state of affairs and the way forward” the report gives an overview on migration legislation as well as policy initiatives and their implementation in West, East and Southern Africa. Further, it points to future scenarios of regional migration in Africa and gives political recommendations to external actors. The study builds on the discussions of this year’s Potsdam Spring Dialogues on the topic of “Pathways Towards Coordinated African Migration Governance. The African Regional Organisations’ Role”. The Study has been submitted by the UNESCO-UNU Chair in Regional Integration, Migration and Free Movement of People of the University of Pretoria. The full Report can be viewed here.