MADE Africa

 MADE Africa

“Driven by solidarity and a shared concern for human dignity and human rights, through MADE, African civil society will endeavor to place the rights of migrants and better living conditions at the forefront of the political agendas in the continent and elsewhere.“ 

Mamadou Mignane Diouf, Caritas Senegal


The network is organized around sub-regional focal points in West, East, North, South and Central Africa, and led by Caritas Senegal and a Steering Committee and collaborates with other civil society organisations to promote human-rights driven migration policies. View the members' list for detailed information on the organizations. 

All civil society organizations working or interested in the field of migration, migrant rights and development in Africa are welcome to join and participate in upcoming regional events, advocacy actions and other activities.


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Priorities 2016

  • Organize a regional and a multi-stakeholder meeting and trainings
  • Organize activities around the post- Valetta Summit
  • Finalize and publish a regional report on priority migration and development issues in Africa

Activities 2014-2015

  • Launched MADE Africa on 13 – 14 October 2014 in Dakar, Senegal.
  • Participants from across Africa adopted the Dakar Declaration calling on states and international institutions to define rights-based policies aimed at leaving repressive and humiliating migratory policies behind.
  • Held series of events with other civil society organizations in Mali, Cameroon, and Ethiopia to appoint sub-regional focal points and create common action plans.
  • Reacted promptly to the tragedies occurred in the Mediterranean in the spring of 2015 by issuing a public statement calling on African leaders to end their silence regarding the deaths of their citizens


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GFMD Thematic Meeting on Migration and Climate (Rabat)

The question of the impact of climate change on human mobility has attracted considerable attention over the past years. It has been integrated in the preamble of the Paris Agreement (COP21) and will be discussed at the United Nations in May 2017 as part of the preliminary consultations for the elaboration of the Global compact.

3rd Pan African Forum on Migration

Theme: Towards a Common African Position on the Global Compact on Migration