Durable solutions to migration challenges in East Africa and the Horn

Migration challenges facing sending and receiving states have pushed the issue to the top of policy debates.

Migration is a major issue in East Africa and the Horn. The complex governance challenges presented by mixed migration for both the sending and receiving states has pushed migration to the top of policy and academic debates. This report aims to inform African and global decisions on particular issues related to mixed migration in the region, specifically the development of sound policy on migration, security and development.

About the author

James Owino is a Research Consultant at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). He has over eight years of experience in conflict and peace research, and has an authoritative grasp of the political and socio-economic context of Kenya and other countries in East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes regions. James has a Master’s degree in armed conflict and peace studies.

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Development partners
This report is funded by the Hanns Seidel Foundation. The ISS is also grateful for support from the members of the ISS Partnership Forum: the Hanns Seidel Foundation, the European Union, the Open Society Foundations and the governments of Canada, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the USA.
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