The Nordic Africa Institute


The Impact of COVID-19 on Africa/European Union (EU) Migration

Time • 12 Jun 2020 14:00 - 15:00
Place • Zoom Platform

This webinar on Africa/EU Migration is the first of a two-part series hosted jointly by The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation External link, opens in new window. (IPATC) and The Nordic Africa Institute (NAI),

The webinar will be attended by African and European policymakers, scholars, and civil society activists. The main outcome of both meetings is to help develop concrete and constructive policy approaches to managing Africa/EU migration amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

Watch the recorded webinar here:

Main speakers

  • Dr. Ahmed Bugre, a Malta-based Advisor to the Office of the Commissioner of Social Affairs at the Africa Union (AU) Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Dr. Franzisca Zanker, Research Fellow at the Arnold-Bergstraesser Institute in Freiburg, Germany


  • Dr. Adeoye O. Akinola, Senior Researcher at IPATC

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