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WAMiG Stakeholder Workshop in Accra

25.11.2019
WAMiG Stakeholder Workshop

On the 21- 22 November the WAMiG team, Judith Altrogge, Kwaku Arhin-Sam, Leonie Jegen and Franzisca Zanker met with academics and civil society activists from Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana and the Gambia at the Centre of Migration Studies at the University of Ghana. Over two days, they discussed the project’s research findings at length, as well as analyzing the interests of ECOWAS, their member states, and civil society actors. A joint policy brief that notes the joint contributions of the participants is planned.

Participants included Lamin Darboe (National Youth Council Gambia), Leander Kandilige (Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana), Omolola S. Olarinde (Elizade University, Nigeria), Nyimasata Camara (University of the Gambia), Harouna Mounkaila (University of Niamey, Niger), Papa Sakho (Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal), Mary B. Setrana (Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana), Moctar Amadou (Alarmphone Sahara, Niger), Amanda Bisong (European Centre for Development Policy Management), Moustapha Kamal Kebe (Réseau Migration Développement, Senegal) and Roland Nwoha (Idia Renaissance, Nigeria).

Read about the project “The Political Economy of West African Migration Governance (WAMiG)” here