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Civilians under attack in Sudan: A robust AU response is required

Published: 19 Apr 2023

19 April 2023   I believe the drafters of the Constitutive Act anticipated scenarios similar to the one obtaining in Sudan, when they coined article 4(h). Africans can not stand by and continue to watch atrocities being committed in Sudan without taking all necessary measures to stop them. Shuvai Nyoni, Executive Director, the African Leadership…

The African Union MUST act now to avoid further loss of life in Sudan

Published: 16 Apr 2023

  60 years into Africa’s unity, the African Union cannot afford to sit back and watch conflict harm and affect the lives of Africans again and again. Silencing the guns and taking decisive action against autocracy, to protect African lives must be the clarion call for 21st Century Pan Africanism. Achieng Akena, Executive Director, International Refugee…

Press Statement on International Women’s Day 8 March #IWD2023

Published: 9 Mar 2023

#DigitALL Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality Digitalisation is a necessary tool for progressive development as it can streamline processes, increase data, access to information and services, and spur innovation, thereby increasing efficiency, access and social progress. Access to and ownership of digital devices as well as access to the internet, can offer additional employment,…

Press Statement on International Women’s Day 8 March 2022

Published: 8 Mar 2022

#BreakTheBias by giving equal value and recognition to women’s voice and spaces. The International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) is committed to equality and treating people fairly. We believe in non-discrimination and to levelling the playing field. We at IRRI, are cognisant of our duty to respond to intersectionalities within the communities we serve, ensuring cultural,…

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FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR When I was joining IRRI in the first quarter of 2019, I could not have imagined the dynamism and shifts we would experience by the end of 2019. We changed. Simply put. At the milestone of 15 years, we determined that we needed to re- strategise and rethink IRRI, and what…

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Rights In Exile

The Rights in Exile Programme promotes the legal protection of refugees, globally by centralizing resources for legal assistance providers and refugees themselves.

Citizenship Rights in Africa Initiative

A resource for all those working to ensure respect for the right to a nationality and an end to statelessness on the African continent.

Sudan Consortium

The Sudan Consortium is a coalition of more than 50 Africa-based and Africa-focused NGOs dedicated to working together to promote a just, peaceful and sustainable end to the ongoing and interrelated humanitarian and human rights crises in Sudan.