Youth mobility, security and livelihoods in West Africa and the Horn
- Start date
Tuesday 23 Feb 2021, 13:00
- End date
Tuesday 23 Feb 2021, 14:30
- This is an online event
- Spoken Language
The migration of African youth has been strongly associated with security issues for the continent and Europe. However, mobility is part and parcel of ordinary life and essential for finding livelihoods.
Associate professor, Dr Roy Huijsmans will join other speakers and discussants to address the trends in mobility among youth in West Africa and the Horn.
Speakers and discussants
- Dr Jesper Bjarnesen, Nordic Africa Institute, Sweden
- Dr Dorte Thorsen, Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
- Dr Adamnesh Atnafu Bogale, Addis Ababa University
- Dr Roy Huijsmans, International Institute of Social Studies
- Dr Raffaele Berttini, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Chair: Dr Marjoke Oosterom, Institute of Development Studies