Press Releases

COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE FREE MOVEMENT OF WORKERS IN SELECT EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY COUNTRIES: BURUNDI, KENYA, RWANDA AND THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

Monday, March 18, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the UN Migration Agency – launched the “Comparative Study on Free Movement of Workers in East African Community Countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and United Republic of Tanzania.”

Some 21 government officers from the United Republic of Tanzania were trained on ways to combat transnational organized crime. Photo: IOM/Tanzania

IOM TRAINS TANZANIAN IMMIGRATION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) and the Tanzania Immigration Service Department (TISD) organized a 4-day training (12-15/02) on transnational organized crime (TOC) for 21 government officers from the United Republic of Tanza

IOM Chief of Mission, Dr Qasim Sufi (left) Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Mr. Hamad Masauni (right)

IOM ASSISTS THE GOVERNMENT OF TANZANIA IN IMPROVING THE MANAGEMENT OF ITS BORDER WITH BURUNDI

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Under the framework of a cross-border project “Preventing Conflict and Building Peace through Addressing the Drivers of Conflict and Instability associated with forced Displacement between Burundi and Tanzania” financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UNPBF) and jointly implemented by three UN agencies i.e.

IOM BOOSTS CAPACITY OF TANZANIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS TO TRAIN COLLEAGUES

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC) in coordination with the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA), conducted a two-week training on curriculum development for Tanzanian Immigration Officials in Moshi from 5 to 19 November 2018.

From left: Tanzania’s Commissioner for Passport and Citizenship, Mr. Gerald Kihinga and IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS SOMALI MIGRANTS RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

Monday, October 8, 2018

On Wednesday (03/10) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted 17 Somali migrants in returning voluntarily from Tanzania, where they had been detained as they embarked on an unsuccessful journey to South Africa.