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Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn has contibuted to the panel, Africa Now: Migration Governance - the Emergency Transit Mechanism in Rwanda, hosted by the Norwegian Council for Africa with his knowledge on colonial history, migration studies and the Mediterranean politics.

The panel discussion which took place on 29 September 2021, focused on the sustainability of current EU and Norwegian policies to help refugees suffering grave human rights abuses, EU-externalization policies, the Rwanda Emergency Transit Mechanism and the wider implications of the Africa-EU partnership on migration control policies.