Border Management

Representatives from the Tanzanian Immigration Service Department, the Government of the Netherlands, IOM and participants from DRC to the Training of Trainers on Security Document and Fraud Detection.
From left to right: Nelson Goncalves – IOM ACBC, Jan Willem Konig – Netherlands Repatriation and Departure Service, David Ferdinand Fupi – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Qasim Sufi – IOM Tanzania, Edward Paul Chogero – Tanzania Immigration Service Department , Marcellino Ramkishun – IOM ACBC.
IOM ACBC expert introducing the new security document equipment features to the representative of the Tanzania Immigration Service Department.
DRC Immigration Officers benefiting from the new equipment during Training of Trainers on Security Document and Fraud Detection

IOM UPGRADES TANZANIA REGIONAL IMMIGRATION TRAINING ACADEMY FORENSIC LAB

Under the framework of a Dutch-funded project entitled Enhancing Migration Management in African States through Capacity Building on Integrated Border Management and Countering Irre

IOM FACILITATES THE RETURN OF 300 STRANDED ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS FROM TANZANIA

This month IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted in the voluntary return of 300 Ethiopian migrants (6 women and 294 men, among them 191 children and 36 medical cases) stranded in Tanza

IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi exchanging the deed of donation with the Tanzania's Commissioner for Border Management in the capital Dar es Salaam.
Dr. Qasim Sufi running through the main features of the facial matching system.
IOM Information Management and Technology Officer, Mr Yahya Eshall, conducting a simulation training session with Tanzanian immigration and IT officers.

UN MIGRATION AGENCY BOOSTS TANZANIA’S CAPACITY TO ADDRESS IRREGULAR MIGRATION

Dar es Salaam – At the request of Tanzania’s Ministry of Home Affairs and Commissioner General of Immigration services, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Bu

Simulation exercise for immigration officers prior to donation. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
A regional immigration officer is thanking IOM for the donation of facial matching systems (FMS) machines. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO USE FACIAL MATCHING SYSTEMS TO FACILITATE CROSS-BORDER MOBILITY

Hai District – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has donated four Facial Matching Systems (FMS), including one to the Tanzania Immigration Services Department (TISD) at the Kilimanjaro

Participants of the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) training in Tanzania. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) hands out certificates of completion to participants of the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) training in Tanzania. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
UN Migration Agency (IOM) staff deliver training on the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS), IOM’s border management information system. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

UN MIGRATION AGENCY TRAINS SUDANESE OFFICIALS TO INCREASE BORDER SECURITY, ENHANCE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE MIGRANTS

Moshi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, held a three-day training course for Sudanese officials at the African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Tanzania.

Tanga Regional Commissioner Hon. Shigela (Left) presenting an identification form to a migrant in Moa Village. Looking on (right) is IOM Tanzania Chief of Mission Dr. Qasim Sufi.
Immigration officers registering migrants at Moa village in Tanga.

TANZANIA LAUNCHES BIOMETRIC REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR MIGRANTS

The Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration Department, in close collaboration with IOM, has launched a biometric registration system for irregular migrants in the country’s Tanga region.

40 immigration officials trained to register migrants in Western Tanzania

2nd- 6th JUNE 2014, IOM Tanzania is in Kagera conducting a training for a group of 40 Tanzanian immigration officials on the application of the biometric registration system recently created by IOM in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Immigration Services Department.

IOM facilitated a four-day Workshop on Return Management

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tanzania, in close collaboration with the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Training Academy and IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), organized a four-day “Return Management Workshop: Lessons Learned from Mtabila Camp Closure, Operati