Durable Solutions to Migration Challenges in East Africa and the Horn

Migration is a major issue in East Africa and the Horn. The complex governance challenges presented by mixed migration for both the sending and receiving states has pushed migration to the top of policy and academic debates. This report aims to inform African and global decisions on particular issues related to mixed migration in the region, specifically the development of sound policy on migration, security and development. This report focuses on understanding the mixed migration challenge in East Africa and the Horn with a view to shaping more informed responses. As such, the focus includes how Africa as a continent can deal with migration-related challenges requiring integrated and holistic solutions. The report provides an analytical overview of the context and a situation analysis of mixed migration. It situates mixed migration in and out of the region within the broader political, socio-economic, legal, security and environmental contexts.