Whats Happening This Week?

Whats Happening This Week?

17 June- 23 June 2019

This week CoRMSA and its member organisations are organizing and apart of various activities and events in forwarding our mandate to promote and protect the human rights of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in South Africa.

17 June 2019

17 June is a public holiday in recognising Youth Day. Please read CoRMSA Press Statement here.

Muluti Phiri, Advocacy Officer will be apart of a global, live conversation with the #BTeamWomen. The theme for this discussion is, The Invisible Women: In search of safety beyond borders. Join the conversation here:

19 June 2019

Muluti Phiri, Adovicay Officer will be participating at the adovicay framing workshop organised by African Centre For Migration and Society and partners. The workshop is themed: Migrating out of Poverty advocacy framing workshop: The migration of Ethiopian entrepreneurs and Zimbabwean domestic workers in South Africa.

Abigail Dawson, Communications and Media Officer will be attending a roundtable on  the experience of unaccompanied and separated migrant children organised by Lawyers for Human Rights.

20 June 2019

The 20th June 2019 is World Refugee Day. To commemorate this day CoRMSA in partnership with Amnesty International, Lawyers for Human Rights and Constitution Hill will be hosting an panel discussion to draft a Freedom Charter for Africa. This will be followed by a film screening of The Workers Cup as part of the Other Peoples Festival organised by Refugee Social Services, Durban.

Details for the event can be found here.

21 June 2019

CoRMSA is a partner for the Refugee Concert organised by Turquoise Institute. There is great line-up which will celebrate Refugees living in South Africa. Details of show and tickets can be found here

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