PANiDMR is Africa-led and brings together voices of Africans in the continent and the diaspora, to promote the well being and interests of migrants, refugees and stateless persons from Africa.
1. Who we are:
PANiDMR was established at a conference in Bamako, Mali in July 2010 among 36 stakeholder organizations from throughout the Africa region.
Our mission is: inclusion of Africa in global platforms of policy discourse on migrants’ rights and including advocating on those forced to leave because of climate change, conflict, violations of land and food, economic and political rights. The Network was established in June 2010 in Bamako, Mali among multiple stakeholders from Africa and the diaspora and works closely with global partners who uphold similar principles to protect and advance the rights of migrants.
Current leadership is held jointly by:
Mamadou Goita – IRPAD in Bamako Mali
Lebohang Liepollo Pheko – Trade Collective, South Africa
Philip Nanga – End Monde Venier, Cameroon
Leadership support body includes
Nunu Kidane, Priority Africa Network &
Milka Isinta, former Chair of PANiDMR