Borderlands Conference Report 2020

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In order to shift paradigms and focus on borders as bridges rather than barriers, Pact, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) – Danish Demining Group (DDG), the Life & Peace Institute (LPI) and the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) hosted the ‘Greater Horn of Africa Cross-Border Learning Conference’ on 25 and 26 February 2019. The main objectives of this event were to elevate the voices of communities directly affected by borderland policies and to examine borderlands programming through cross-border and ‘community-centred’ approaches.

More than 140 participants from across the region gathered in Nairobi to discuss, debate and devise better co-operation on evidence-based programming and policy making for the GHoA’s borderlands. The Conference was possible due to the generous support from USAID, EUTF, DANIDA and SIDA and the incredible participation and engagement of all that attended.

The report is available here: Borderlands conference report final