Mixed Migration Hub | MHub

MHub works on behalf of the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force consisting of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensuring the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa. MHub produces knowledge on the human rights protection issues faced by people on the move in North Africa for use by policy makers agencies, donors, public and academia, with a view to inform advocacy, policy and program development. It fosters collaborative approaches among key stakeholders and serves as the secretariat of the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force.

MHub provides information on routes, flows and trends in mixed migratory movements in North Africa. It provides support to governments and other agencies on research on refugees and migrants, conducts in-house research and analysis, and commissions external researchers to undertake dedicated multi-country studies. MHub has field researchers stationed in a number of countries along key migratory routes undertaking field surveys with people on the move. MHub also conducts academic outreach and holds research events with research partners and stakeholders.

The Italian Coast Guard rescuing migrants attempting the Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy. © Francesco Malavolta 2014