The East African Centre for Forced Migration & Displacement (“the centre”) is East Africa’s 1st truly ‘local’ multi-disciplinary centre dedicated to promotion of the scholarship and practice of international refugee law.
It was founded in August 2019 by a team of highly qualified and experienced refugee law practitioners from East Africa.
The centre seeks to create a unique platform where researchers, scholars, practitioners, CSOs and Refugee Led Organizations from the ’global south’ interact and share with their counterparts from the north.
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We seek to be an innovatively unique catalyst for the growth of inclusive and rights-based refugee policies & legislations as well as the promotion of forced migration studies in Africa.

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