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Women from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and South Sudan, who live mostly in exile, met to establish a new network for peace. The gathering in Vienna was hosted by the VIDC, some women joined online.read more »
Discussion on art, culture and crises in the Sahel with film director Paul Chandler (It Must Make Peace), G5Sahel gender officer Aminata Ndiaye, FESPACO program director François Adianaga and theater director Alioune Ndiaye.read more »
The Africa Club is an informal discussion forum for interested people from public institutions, African diaspora and civil society. The themes focus on current developments in Africa, the EU-Africa relations and the situation…read more »
Around 7,000 Somalis live in Austria. This makes them one of the larger “Africa communities”. But little is known about their diverse social, cultural, educational and transnational engagement.read more »
The discussion provided an insight into the daily struggles of African protest movements and thightened security measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.read more »
Thursday, 3 December 2020, 17:00 - 18:30, CET (Zoom Webinar in English and Arabic)
Panel discussion and study presentation: The UNSCR 1325 and its application on the participation and rights of refugee women in the EU.
This year's Development Conference will take place on 13 and 14 November and, due to the pandemic, only online. The VIDC is co-organiser of the conference and hosts the Africa panel.read more »
Within our diaspora focus, the VIDC invited Somali activists to report about their activities. A VIDC study on the Somali communities in Austria will be presented in November. A diaspora conference "Horn of Africa" is planned…read more »
Thursday, 22 October 2020, 17.00 – 18.30 (Zoom Webinar)
The European Union and China compete for influence in Africa - also in the course of Covid-19 support measures. Will this open up new opportunities for Africans?
Within our diaspora focus, the VIDC invited Somali activists to report about their activities. A study on the Somali communities in Austria will be presented in November. A diaspora conference is planned in June 2021.