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Participants to the COMMIST 2 workshop, in a group photo
Participants in a world café
Participants in a world café

PARTICIPANTS CALL FOR ROBUST IMPLEMENTATION OF MIGRANT REGISTRATION STRATEGY DOCUMENT AS WORKSHOP CONCLUDES IN DAR ES SALAAM

Dar es Salaam, 4 July – A three-day workshop that validated a revised landmark migrant registration strategy document, which will be used to guide the path towards the status determination of an estimated 500,000 long-term irregular migrants residing in the United Republic of Tanzania, ended toda

Comprehensive Migration Management Strategy Review Workshop, 2-4 July 2019.
Opening remarks by IOM Chief of Mission (CoM) to Tanzania, Dr Qasim Sufi at the COMMIST Review Workshop, 02 July 2019.
Participants of the COMMIST Review Workshop, 2-4 July 2019.

COMPREHENSIVE MIGRATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGY REVIEW WORKSHOP, 2-4 July 2019, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

A three-day Review Workshop on Comprehensive Migration Management Strategy (COMMIST) that will last from 2 to 4 July 2019 has started today in Double Tree Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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.

Ethiopian and Kenyan border management officials at the Holili-Taveta One Stop Border Post (Kenyan side). Photo: IOM
Ethiopian and Tanzanian border management officials at the Holili-Taveta One Stop Border Post (Tanzanian side). Photo: IOM
RO Nairobi IBM Consultant, Doug Melvin, facilitating a session on One Stop Border Post for Ethiopian border officials at Holili-Taveta border post. Photo: IOM
IOM enhances Ethiopia’s border management capacity for safer migration in the Horn of Africa. Photo: IOM

IOM ENHANCES ETHIOPIA’S BORDER MANAGEMENT CAPACITY FOR SAFER MIGRATION IN HORN OF AFRICA

IOM, through its African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC), in close collaboration with the IOM mission in Ethiopia and the IOM Regional Office in Nairobi, organized a four-day traini

IOM held a training on Migration and the 2030 Agenda in Dar es Salaam for officers from the Tanzanian National Bureau of Statistics, as well as technical experts from the Tanzanian Immigration Service Department and the Ministry of Finance and Planning, among other stakeholders.

IOM TRAINS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, STAKEHOLDERS ON COLLECTION AND USE OF MIGRATION DATA

Through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda, migration has been explicitly integrated into the global development agenda.

IOM ACBC CONDUCTS A TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON DOCUMENTS SECURITY AND FRAUD DETECTION TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania – IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Netherlands Repatriation and Departure Service (RDS) in collaboration with the Immigration and Naturalization

IOM ACBC REVAMPS SOMALI IMMIGRATION OFFICERS’ TRAINING

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Tanzania, organized a training session from 26 February to 2 March for Somali immigration official

GUINEAN POLICE AND CUSTOMS OFFICERS CONDUCT STUDY TOUR TO TANZANIA

A delegation of Guinean Police and Customs officers accompanied by IOM Guinea Conakry representatives carried out a study tour in the United Republic of Tanzania from 12 to 17 Februar

IOM ENHANCED KENYA IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS CAPACITY ON DOCUMENT EXAMINATION AND FRAUD DETECTION

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in close collaboration with IOM Kenya organized a Training of Trainers (ToT) course on ‘Identity Mana