Programmes

The opening ceremony of the Makere Refugee Processing Centre was attended by government and non-government officials. Photo: Sweetbath Kailembo / IOM 2017
The Makere Refugee Processing Centre in Kasulu District, Tanzania opened on 5 December. Photo: Sweetbath Kailembo / IOM 2017
The Makere Refugee Processing Centre has 23 interview rooms, 5 multi-purpose rooms, a full-fledged migration health clinic, canteen for up to 50 persons, 24 accommodation units and offices. Photo: Sweetbath Kailembo / IOM 2017

REFUGEE PROCESSING CENTRE OPENS IN TANZANIA

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, opened on 5 December the Makere Refugee Processing Centre in Kasulu District, Kigoma Region, Tanzania.

Participants of the ACBC training. Photo: Melissa Tui/IOM 2017
IOM ACBC Expert delivering session on labour migration. Photo: Melissa Tui/IOM 2017
Dr. Qasim Sufi, IOM Tanzania Chief of Mission delivers training certificate. Photo: Melissa Tui/IOM 2017

EAST AFRICAN OFFICIALS TRAINED IN INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION LAW, MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in cooperation with the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD), organized a capacity building training from 30 October to 3 November at IOM’s A

Julia Hill-Mlati, Project Development Officer, IOM Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa take participants through a session during the training on essentials of project development.

IOM TRAINS TANZANIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS ON PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), in partnership with the IOM Regional Office in East and Horn of Africa, on the w

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

ETHIOPIA, KENYA, TANZANIA SEEK SOLUTIONS TO IRREGULAR MIGRATION ON SOUTHERN ROUTE

Irregular migration from the East and Horn of Africa to southern Africa, presents countries along this route with a new challenge: how to manage these flows while ensuring that the huma

Group photo for the dialogue in pemba.
Programe Officer IOM, Ms Enna Lutengano in her opening speech during the national dialogue in pemba.

IOM TANZANIA COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar through its Ministry of Labour, Empowerment, Elders, Women and Children

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

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)

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

Donation of Personal Protective Equipment kits to IOM staff in Kigoma, Tanzania. Photo: IOM

IOM DONATES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT KITS TO GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL IN TANZANIA

Due to the recent resurgence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one of the six countries bordering the United Republic of Tanzania, the Go