Security and justice

Over 400 Afghan youth in Herat and Nangarhar provinces have been provided with soft skills training aimed at activating personal initiative behaviours. This personal initiative training, implemented by Seefar between November 2020 and February 2021 with the support of the World Bank, is the first of its kind in Afghanistan. Having personal initiative means to …

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LIFT provides financially attractive livelihoods to vulnerable or marginalised groups in developing countries through access to the booming global freelance economy. LIFT provides the infrastructure, mentoring, targeted language training, technical skills, and support to help vulnerable people earn a living through online freelance platforms. THE PROBLEMS WITH TRADITIONAL LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMMING FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS LIFT was …

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The biggest repatriation project in recent history is occurring with the forced exodus of millions of Afghan refugees from Pakistan and Iran, and failed Afghan asylum seekers returning from Europe. To better understand the challenges returning Afghans face, as well as the emotional and psychosocial impacts of return and reintegration for returning migrants and hosting …

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Seefar has been working in North Africa, East Africa, the Horn of Africa and West Africa continuously since we were created. Our East African and North African presence is one of our biggest, with teams working on multiple projects including research and surveys, program design, consulting, counselling, evaluating programs and strategic communications. West Africa is …

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Economic globalisation has led to growth in trade across borders, but also an increase in organized criminal activity. In Southeast Asia, major issues revolve around drug and precursor trafficking, and the illicit movement of goods and people. Shaping effective responses requires robust information and analysis. Seefar’s expertise in mapping and analysis is increasing understanding of …

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We spend a lot of time researching migrant smugglers and talking to governments about migrant smuggling. We have noticed that most commentary on migrant smuggling unknowingly combines conflicting assumptions. The link below takes you to a brief that aims to untangle different perspectives on migrant smuggling, in order to clarify analytical and political options. The brief …

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Aid has increasingly been viewed as a tool to reduce migration. Few studies have actually investigated these assumptions. Seefar conducted research to explore how development programs influence the migration intentions of Afghan potential migrants. This pilot research, entitled “Alternatives to irregular migration: how aid affects choices among Afghan potential migrants”, comes at a time when large amounts of development …

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Denmark’s Region of Origins Initiative (ROI) was a groundbreaking effort to link humanitarian, development and refugee management ambitions. It is now in its third phase, giving Denmark a lot of experience to draw on in responding to the European refugee crisis, including to address protracted displacement and onward movement. Seefar is proud to have the …

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The Myanmar Government is undertaking measures to tackle the production, trafficking and use of illicit drugs occurring across the country. As the primary source of poppy cultivation and producer of opium in the region, the drug challenges facing the country are significant. Seefar is pleased to be working with the United Nations Office on Drugs …

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