On Thursday 30 January 2020, two new books on migration were presented at Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) by its representatives, including Pro-Vice Chancellor Adrew Chindanya, the Deans of faculties, together with Prof. Mirjam Van Reisen, Professor of International Relations, Innovation and Care at Tilburg University. The two books are part of a book series Connected and Mobile: Migration and Human Trafficking in Africa. The launch at the GZU came as a sequel to the book presentations which took place in Ethiopia and Uganda in November 2019.
In this week’s news highlights: UNHCR closes GDF facility in Libya, citing safety concerns; Foreign country involved in the attack on Tajoura detention center in Libya; And refugee and migrant women more likely to experience sexual abuse than men; EU and China projects in Eritrea criticized; Ethiopian government allegedly violates human rights over protest arrests and kidnapping inaction; New Ethiopian navy in Djibouti; Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia strenghten ties; East African countries harmonize labour migration policy; Lack of basic support for refugees in Ethiopia; Illustrated story of an Eritrean refugee; Stories of refugee children from Eritrea; EU allegedly uses development aid to secure returns; Sick children suffer in refugee camp Greece; Naval operation ‘Sophia’ might not change focus as member states disagree; And Open arms saves 237 people in the Mediterranean Sea.
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