Extreme risk makes the journey feasible

By Admin|May 17, 2021|news, research|0 comments

What is the role of risk in determining how people move? New research shows how the extreme danger of kidnapping and extortion by traffickers opens up a narrow window of opportunity for some young Somalis to find a way to reach Europe.

IGAD conference: Human Mobility in the context of COVID-19

By Admin|March 24, 2021|Uncategorized|0 comments

From February 22-24, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) convened a scientific conference on Human Mobility in the context of COVID-19 in Addis Ababa. The conference examined the immediate and longer-term impact of COVID-19 on migration and displacement in and around the IGAD region.

Webinar: ICTs and mobility

By Admin|March 24, 2021|Uncategorized|0 comments

On March 11 2021, REF convened a webinar exploring how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) affect intentions and behaviours related to mobility within the Horn of Africa