by Joan Leon &Ibrahima Thiam
By Ibrahima Thiam
Research Project supported by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and the Yusufu Bala Usman Institute, August 2022
"REMIDEV advocates for the establishment of a national strategy in Senegal. The issue of irregular migration was the focus of a multi-stakeholder consultation and exchange session. This meeting brought together public institutions and civil society organizations on the governance of migration in Senegal. It was held from June 8 to 9, 2002. Under the initiative of the Migration Development Network (REMIDEV), actors working in the sector addressed several aspects of migration in all its forms.
The 27th Conference of Parties holding in Egypt has been called the ‘African COP’ principally because it is holding on African soil. However, this is not sufficient to make a COP African. For this to happen, climate justice activists and heads of government and negotiators from Africa must insist that the peculiarities of Africa in the context of climate change are taken into consideration and acted upon. Africa is one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change impacts including in energy sustainability, agriculture and other livelihoods, health, water, sanitation, security, ecosystem resilience, migrations and population shifts, etc.