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Logo for the MIDSA Meeting Windhoek, Namibia24-28 June 2019
SADC Member States attending MIDSA Meeting in Windhoek,Namibia, 24-28 June 2019
IOM Regional Director (RO) for East and Horn of Africa, Mr.Jeff Labovitz and IOM Chief of Mission (CoM) to Tanzania, Dr Qasim Sufi attending MIDSA Meeting in Windhoek, Namibia, 24-28 June 2019

MIGRATION DIALOGUE FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA (MIDSA) SENIOR OFFICIALS MEETING AND MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE IN WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA, 24-28 JUNE 2019

The United Nations (UN) Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Director (RD) for the East and Horn of Africa Region, Mr Jeff Labovitz and the IOM Chief of Mission (CoM) to Tanzania, Dr Qasim Sufi attended the Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) Senior Officials Meeting and Ministerial Conference from 24 to 28 June 2019 together with the Delegation from the Government of Tanzania.

IOM Processing Centre in Makere, Kigoma Region, Tanzania.
Briefing of the UN RC Delegation in the Conference Hall.
Briefing by IOM Chief of Mission to United Nations Resident Coordinator and District Commissioner for Kigoma in the IOM Makere Processing Centre Conference Hall.
Welcome remarks by the Kigoma District Commissioner to the UN RC in the IOM Makere Processing Centre.
Touring various units of Makere Processing Centre by the UN RC and Government Delegation.
Briefing to the UN RC and Delegation on the Operation Component of Resettlement of Refugees Process by IOM Operation Officer.
Briefing of UN RC and Delegation on Medical Component of the Resettlement Programme by IOM Migration Health Doctor.
Briefing of the UN RC and Delegation on Cultural Orientation Component of the Resettlement Programme by IOM Operation Officer.
IOM CoM thanking the UN RC for his visit to the IOM Makere Processing Centre.
Processed Refugee at Kasulu Airstrip departing to Dar es Salaam by IOM Chartered Plane for their Resettlement into the USA
Loading luggage of Processed Refugees going for Resettlement into USA in the IOM Chartered Plane at Kasulu Airstrip.
IOM Chartered Plane at Kasulu Airstrip for the transportation of Processed Refugees from Kasulu to Dar es Salaam for Proceeding to the USA through International Flights to the USA under the Resettlement Programme.
Group photo of the UN RC Delegation in IOM Makere Processing Centre.

UNITED NATIONS RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN TANZANIA, MR ALVARO RODRIGUEZ VISITS IOM MAKERE PROCESSING CENTRE

The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in United Republic of Tanzania, Mr Alvaro Rodriguez on his visit of the United Nations Kigoma Joint Programme (KJP) in Kigoma Region, visited the IOM Makere Processing Centre, today 19 June 2019.

IOM assisting Burundian refugee families onto buses in Nduta for their return to Burundi. Photo: IOM 2017

UN MIGRATION AGENCY APPEALS FOR OVER USD 3 MILLION TO ASSIST BURUNDIAN REFUGEES RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

Approximately 12,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania have asked the Government of Tanzania and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency for assistance to get home.

Migrants from the Horn of Africa who had taken the Southern Route prepare to return home from Zambia. Photo: IOM 2018

TANZANIA, ETHIOPIA, KENYA AGREE ON ROADMAP FOR ADDRESSING IRREGULAR MIGRATION

"Facilitating simplified consular assistance that in turn will enable easier access to irregular migrants in prisons": this is one of the recommendations agreed to at a high-level inter

From left: Tanzania’s Commissioner for Passport and Citizenship, Mr. Gerald Kihinga and IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi. Photo: IOM
The 17 migrants just before their departure for Ethiopia. Photo: IOM
One of the migrants as the group boards the plane for home. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS SOMALI MIGRANTS RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

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 j

Migrants at the Immigration Department in Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM
Ethiopian migrants boarding the flight at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM
Ethiopian migrants at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS 67 ETHIOPIAN STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURN FROM TANZANIA

Last Friday (28/09) the UN Migration Agency (IOM) office in Tanzania successfully secured the release and return of 67 Ethiopian irregular migrants who were detained in Tanzanian prison

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

Government representatives of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania as UN Migration Agency, IOM at a policy workshop on addressing the needs of stranded and vulnerable migrants on the Southern migration route.
UN Tanzania Resident Coordinator-Mr. Alvaro Rodriguez
Commissioner of Immigration Services in Zanzibar, Mr. Johari Masoud Sururu

UN MIGRATION AGENCY HOLDS A POLICY WORKSHOP ON ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF STRANDED AND VULNERABLE MIGRANTS IN THE EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA

From 18-20 July 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, held a policy workshop for government representatives of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania, on addressing the needs of stranded and vulnerable migrants on the Southern migration route.

IOM ASSISTS 284 ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS TO VOLUNTARILY RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

IOM Tanzania has assisted 284 Ethiopian stranded migrants to voluntarily return to their home country through a European Union funded project entitled “Addressing the Needs of Stranded and Vulnerable migrants”.

IOM TO ASSIST 220 ETHIOPIANS TO GO BACK HOME

By the end of the week, a first group of 115 Ethiopian irregular migrants will have returned home from Tanzania.