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. The planned registration of migrants in Western Tanzania comes as a response to the migration crisis resulting from last year’s sudden expulsions of irregular migrants in that region.
Description: As the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) nears in 2015, the international community is faced with both the challenge and the opportunity of formulating the next global development agenda. Although migration was not factored into the MDGs, it plays an integral role in the most crucial development questions facing the world today, including: how to generate inclusive growth and create employment for a growing world population; how to manage new global risks, such as vulnerability to shocks and disasters, and adaptation to climate change; and how to m
By the end of the week, a first group of 115 Ethiopian irregular migrants will have returned home from Tanzania. The initiative has been carried out thanks to the support of IOM, the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through two programmes funded by the Governments of the United States of America, and the Government of Japan, respectively.
From 28th to 30th April 2014, IOM Tanzania Counter Trafficking team will facilitate a meeting amongst project's stakeholders with the aim of reviewing the draft regulations for the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act 2008. The meeting will take place at JB Belmont Hotel in Dar es Salaam.
The first project management team meeting (PMT) of the new EU funded-IOM project "Supporting the establishment of protection, assistance and referral mechanisms for child victims of trafficking in Tanzania" is taking place today, 30th January 2014, in Dar es Salaam. The objective of this half-day meeting is to present the project, discuss the workplan, opportunities, challanges and next steps.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is launching a new outreach project to Tanzanians living abroad (the Diaspora), entitled “‘Enhancing the Migration Evidence Base for the Development of Tanzania”. The project will start with a Diaspora Engagement workshop and a Training of Trainers event in Dar es Salaam from 22nd to 24th and 27th to 29th of January 2014.
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, Operation Kimbunga and the way Forward in Western Tanzania”.