Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA)
Type: Regional Consultative Proces on Migration (region covered: Africa)
Association with regional or multi-stakeholder organization: Southern African Development Community (SADC)
The Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) creates a framework for regular migration dialogue among the Member States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to enhance inter-state cooperation in an effort to improve migration governance through::
- Discussion of migration issues among SADC Member States in an informal seeting, sharing experience and challenges, and finding solutions collectively, to improve migration management in the SADC region.
- Promotion of the positive aspects of migration among SADC Member States; and
- Development of regional institutional capacities to improve migration governance while strengthening the capacity of Governments to meet their migration challenges in a comprehensive, interactive, self-reliant and, ultimately, sustainable way.
Combatting human trafficking
Combatting migrant smuggling
Migration and development
Return and readmission
Unaccompanied migrant children/separated children
|Democratic Republic of Congo|
Observer States (9 States)
|United States of America|
Observer Organizations (8 Organizations referred by MIDSA as "partner organizations")
- African Union Commission
- International Labour Organization (ILO)
- International Organization for Migration (IOM)
- Save the Children International
- Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat
- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
IOM provides technical and administrative support to the MIDSA.
FInal Declaration ( EN | FR | PR ).