Social Protection for Migrants in the SADC Conference 2014

Social Protection for Migrants in the SADC: Prospects, Vulnerability and Benefits across Borders – FES & SASPEN International Conference, 29-30 October 2014, Johannesburg

Full conference Programme (pdf, 174kb)

Conference Presentations

Opening Session I, Chair Prof Evance Kalula, President ILERA

Mr Patrick Taran, Global Migration Policy Associates: Keynote Address: Labour Migration in Comparative Perspective KEYNOTE SPEECH (pdf,277kb)

Poster Session, Launched by, Patrick Taran, Global Migration Policy Associates

Ms Refilwe P. Sinkamba, University of Botswana: Migration and health care: the case of HIV & AIDS in Botswana: POSTER (pdf, 1.8mb)

Ms Elizabeth Biney, University of Cape Town: Social protection of marginalised migrant groups: POSTER (pdf, 1.6mb) PAPER (pdf, 451kb)

Dr Sadhana Manik, University of KwaZulu-Natal: The Status of Migrant Teachers in South Africa POSTER (pdf, 2.4mb)

Mr Jean Bosco Wasso Kazamwali, INECOM: Migrants in the DRC POSTER (pdf, 99kb)

Mr Jospeh Kitungano Walumona, Collectif d’Actions pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme CADDHOM: Migrants in the DRC: POSTER (pdf, 149kb)

Mr Gift Dafuleya, University of Venda: Remittance Receiving Households and Social Protection in Zimbabwe: POSTER (pdf, 203kb)

Mr Chikatula Kasobe, Ministry of Labour and Social Security Zambia: Portability of Social Security Benefits POSTER (pdf, 127kb)

Session II International and Regional Frameworks and Policies , Chair Prof Marius Olivier, Institute for Social Law and Policy ISLP & North-West University Potchefstroom

Ms Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, International Labour Organisation ILO Regional Office for Africa Addis Ababa: The AUC/REC/ILO/IOM/UNECA Joint Labour Migration Governance Framework “Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa: A bold new initiative”: PPT (pdf, 333kb)

Dr Joni Musabayana, International Labour Organisation ILO Pretoria: Promoting a Rights Based Labour Migration Governance Framework in SADC: Inputs and Outcomes by the ILO PPT (pdf, 134kb)

Mr Jo Rispoli, International Organisation for Migration IOM Regional Office Pretoria: Labour exporting arrangements: the example of the Ghana-Italy circular migration programme PPT (pdf, 136kb)

Session III Needs and Issues Relating to Migrants in the SADC , Chair Mr Ngosa Chisupa, University of Lusaka, Zambia

Prof Marius Olivier, Institute for Social Law and Policy ISLP & North-West University Potchefstroom: Overview: Migration in SADC and social protection for SADC migrants PPT (pdf, 2.4mb)

Prof Edwell Kaseke, University of the Witwatersrand: Addressing underlying drivers of migration: stressing the need for enhanced social protection of SADC migrants: PPT (pdf, 508kb)

Ms Genevieve J. Gencianos, Ms Thembi Mngomezulu, Public Services International: PSI’s Migration Project and our work around achieving social protection for migrant workers– The Case of Southern Africa and the Global Perspective: PPT (pdf, 734kb)

Dr Sally Peberdy, Gauteng Region City Observatory (GRCO): Informal cross-border traders: PPT (pdf, 1.7mb)

Session IV Remittances, Chair Mr Taku Fundira, Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute SPII

Mr Hailu Kinfe, African Union Commission – The African Institute for Remittances (AIR): Leveraging remittances for social development in Africa: PPT (pdf, 439kb)

Prof Daniel Tevera, University of the Western Cape: Harnessing remittances and diaspora: involvement for social protection PPT (pdf, 676kb) PAPER

Dr Pamhidzai H. Bamu, formerly Stellenbosch University: Informal Remittances from South Africa to Zimbabwe – Case Study PPT (pdf, 1.9mb)

Session V. Challenges in the Mining Sector , Chair Prof Letlhokwa George Mpedi, Centre for International and Comparative Labour and Social Security Law (CICLASS), University of Johannesburg

Mr David Makapela, International Organisation for Migration IOM Maputo: Partnership on Health and Mobility in the Mining Sector of Southern Africa PPT (pdf, 4.7mb)

Mr Moises Uamusse, Association of Mozambican Miners, AMIMO: Social Protection for Mozambican Miners PPT (pdf, 3.5mb)

Mr Jason Theede, International Organisation for Migration IOM Maputo: Building the Advocacy and Human Rights Capacity of Migrant Mineworkers and their Families in Southern Africa PPT (pdf, 157kb)

Ms Nobesuthu Motsepe, TEBA Johannesburg: Health Services for Migrant Mineworkers PPT (pdf, 2.8mb)

Prof Avinash Govindjee, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Prof Marius Olivier, Institute for Social Law and Policy ISLP & North-West University Potchefstroom: Access to South African social security benefits: policy, legal, institutional and operational challenges PPT (pdf, 2mb)

Session VI. Portability of Social Security Benefits and Economic Integration in the SADC Challenges in the Mining Sector , Chair Ms Vicki Erenstein-ya Toivo, Ministry Labour and Social Welfare Namibia

Mr Victor Chikalanga, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Zambia: Portability of Social Security Benefits in Zambia PPT (pdf, 218kb)

Prof Rodreck Mupedziswa, University of Botswana: Access to Social Security for Migrant Zimbabweans in the UK PPT (pdf, 423kb)

Mr Nikhil Treebhoohun, Oxford International Consultants OIM Mauritius: The African Programme for Economic Integration: movement of business people and professionals: PPT (pdf, 152kb)

Session VII. Responses by Governments and Social Partners , Chair Ms Isobel Frye, Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute SPII

Mr Paliani Chinguwo, Southern African Trade Union Coordination Council SATUCC: SATUCC’s position on the SADC Policy Response to Labour Migration: PPT (pdf, 77kb)

Dr Trywell Kalusopa, University of Botswana: Trade Union Responses: PPT (pdf, 321kb)

Ms Gladys Mponda, Streetnet International & Malawi Union for the Informal Sector MUFIS: Streetnet Position Paper (pdf, 100kb)

Session VIII. Social Protection for Marginalised Migrants Groups , Chair, Ms Mutale Wakunuma, Platform for Social Protection Zambia

Ms Karabo Ngidi, Centre for Child Law, University of Pretoria: Unaccompanied children PPT (pdf, 84kb)

Mr Jacob van Gaerderen, Lawyers for Human Rights: Protection of Irregular Migrants PAPER (pdf, 98kb)

Mr Joseph Akoonyatse, Ramalepa Attorneys Gaborone: Protecting the illegal migrant worker in Botswana: a conundrum? PPT (pdf, 37kb)

Dr Jo Vearey, African Centre for Migration & Society ACMS, University of the Witwatersrand: Social protection in SADC: exploring migration, sex work and trafficking PPT (pdf, 476kb)

Session IX. The Way Forward, Chair Dr Marianne Ulriksen, Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), University of Johannesburg

Prof Marius Olivier, Institute for Social Law and Policy ISLP & North-West University Potchefstroom: Closing Remarks: Conference Outcome and Possible Ways forward PPT (pdf, 2mb)

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