20 April 2017
Youth Policies in Africa
FIRST OUCTOMES ONLINE
How can politics and business equip young people in Africa with better prospects for their future? What do young people demand themselves? More than 80 experts discussed these and other questions on 6/7 April at the invitation of sef:.
Read now the keynote speech by H.E. Dr Martial De-Paul Ikounga, Commissioner of the African Union (in French) as well as first press reports. A conference report will be available soon. ... :further info here
13 March 2017
G20 and Africa: Fighting illicit financial flows
NEW SPOTLIGHT PUBLISHED
On 17/18 March 2017, the G20 Finance Ministers will meet in Baden-Baden under German presidency. On their priority list: the fight against illicit financial flows and efforts for more transparency. At the same time, the G20 seeks to deepen its partnership with Africa. But this partnership can only further development, if tax evasion, money laundering and corruption are pushed back. Taking the example of transparency in beneficial ownership, Dr Mzukisi Qobo shows how the G20 can support this process. ... :further info here
10 March 2017
Perspectives from inside and outside of Europe on the European crises
KEYNOTE SPEECH BY DR DR HC KLAUS HÄNSCH
What are the implications of the European crises for the countries of the “Global South”? This was one of the central questions at the first sef: Brussels Symposium on 7 March 2017, convening around 100 European and international experts. A first overview from an Indian and European perspective was provided by Professor Ummu Salma Bava and Dr Dr hc Klaus Hänsch, former President of the European Parliament. His keynote speech is available for download. A conference report will follow. ... :further info here
11 January 2017
Leave no one behind. Agenda 2030: a social policy mandate for the local level
What is the social mandate of Agenda 2030? What are examples of good practice in local social policy? Representatives from municipalities around the world discussed these and other questions during the Bonn Symposium in November 2016. Read the results of the discussions now in our condensed conference report. ... :further info here
09 November 2016
REGIONAL MIGRATION GOVERNANCE IN THE AFRICAN CONTINENT. CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS AND THE WAY FORWARD
sef: has published a study on regional migration governance in Africa.
The study 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 has been submitted by the UNESCO-UNU Chair in Regional Integration, Migration and Free Movement of People of the University of Pretoria. ... :further info here