From 2-6 March 2023, the SlafMig team held an advocacy training workshop in Nouakchott (Mauritania) with 30 members of the organisation Ganbanaaxun Fedde Mauritanie, to reinforce their capacity to fight slavery through advocacy. Ganbanaaxun Fedde is a newly created organisation in Mauritania whose aim is to fight against descent-based slavery, especially among the Soninke ethnic group. With the support of
The SlaFMig/EMiFo team was able to meet in Denmark from May 27 to June 3. The members of the Donkosira association (Mamadou Sène Cissé, Mariam Coulibaly and Assa Waly Diakité) and the research team (Dr. Marie Rodet, Dr. Lotte Pelckmans, Dr. Marie-Christine Deleigne, Aline Desdevises) met in Copenhagen before going to Gilleleje, where the workshop was held. The first days
From Monday, October 18 to Friday, October 22, 2021, the SlaFMig project, thanks to the association Donkosira and the National Human Rights Commission of Mali (CNDH), brought together in Bamako key actors in the fight against descent-based slavery, including activists, journalists, bloggers, civil servants and researchers. The workshop was held at the Faculty of Public Law and focused on advocacy.
From December 1-4, the workshop “Mobility, Mobilisation and Displacement in ‘post-slavery’ West-Africa” took place in Bamako, Mali. Organised by Lotte Pelckmans (SlaFMig / University of Copenhagen) and Paolo Gaibazzi (University of Bayreuth) through the research center Point Sud, different actors came together to exchange and discuss the topics of mobility, descent-based slavery and its repercussions in different countries and contexts.
From July 31 to August 1 2021, the SlaFMig advocacy workshop against descent-based slavery was held in Kayes, Mali. Organised by the Donkosira Association in partnership with the University of Bamako (FSJPB), it brought together various important actors in the fight against descent-based slavery, such as the president of the civil society of Kayes, the representative of the traditional chieftaincy
Take a look at the photo gallery by clicking on the picture, and get an idea of the studious but very pleasant atmosphere.
Un autre événement clé du projet “Esclavage et Migration Forcée” été réalisé à Bamako, au Mali le 22 septembre 2020. Un atelier de méthodologie de recherche productif et détaillé a été mené par le Dr Marie Rodet (SOAS University of London) en collaboration avec le Prof Bakary Camara (Faculté de droit de Bamako) et le Dr Lotte Pelckmans (Université de
Donkosira, partenaire du programme de recherche SlaFMig, a suivi l’atelier et la conférence sur le projet #MalisansEsclavage du 01 au 03 juin dans la région de Kayes dans les locaux du conseil de cercle de Kayes.