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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Africa and European Civil Society Consultation Post-Valletta

On the occasion of the one year follow-up of the implementation of the Valletta Action Plan and EU Trust Fund for Africa, ICMC Europe and MADE Africa are organizing a one-day civil society consultation in Brussels on 30th of January 2017.

6th Diaspora Development Dialogue

Organised by ADEPT in partnership with the Institute for African Studies (Slovenia) & Humanitas Afrika (Czech Republic), DDD6  will take place in Piran, Slovenia and will focus on ‘Migration and Integration: Actions for Inclusive Development’.

Tenth African Development Forum

The Tenth African Development Forum will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the theme, “Migration and Africa’s transformation”. The theme stems from the recognition of the central role of migration as an important enabler for inclusive and sustainable development premised on African-owned and African-driven developmental initiatives.