Press Releases

Regional Administrative Secretary of Mwanza, Mr. Ngussa Samike (Guest of honour) making opening remarks for the training where he commented that, Environmental and Climate Change affect the livelihood of the communities in Mwanza and Shinyanga hence exacerbate migration of people to other location for searching better livelihood options

IOM, ENVIRONMENT DIVISION OF THE VICE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, FACILITATE A TRAINING ON MIGRATION, ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE TO GOVERNMENT AND NON-GOVERNEMENT ACTORS

Friday, August 27, 2021

Mwanza – 18-19 August 2021

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the United Nations Migration Agency – in collaboration with Environment Division of the Vice President’s Office has delivered a two-day training to government officials and non-government actors on Migration, Environment and Climate Change (MECC).

Group photo for Guest of honour (at the centre, front line) and participants

IOM, DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, FACILITATE MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION TO DISASTER VOLUNTEERS

Monday, August 2, 2021

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the United Nations Migration Agency – in collaboration with the Disaster Management Department (DMD) of the Prime Minister’s Office has conducted a five days mentorship programme on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Iringa region.

The mentorship programme aimed at enhancing community participation in socially-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in the United Republic of Tanzania.

TISD thematic workshop on Migration for Security and Development

TANZANIA HOLDS A THEMATIC WORKSHOP ON ‘MIGRATION FOR SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT’ IN MOSHI, KILIMANJARO REGION

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The IOM ACBC (African Capacity Building Centre) participated in a thematic workshop on “Migration for Security and Development” organized by the Tanzania Immigration Services Department (TISD) and hosted by the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA) in Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region on 22-23 July 2021.

Group photo for the workshop in Kigoma to review and develop the environmental and livestock by-laws

IOM, GOVERNMENT FACILITATE WORKSHOPS TO REVIEW AND DEVELOP THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND LIVESTOCK BY-LAWS IN KIGOMA AND KATAVI, 21-25 JUNE 2021

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Kigoma, Katavi regions: 21-25 June 2021

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency in collaboration with the Environment Division of the Vice President’s Office facilitated two workshops in Kigoma and Katavi regions from 21 to 25 June 2021.

The major objectives of the two workshops were to review and develop the environmental and livestock by-laws in Kigoma and Katavi regions.

Assistant director from DMD Col. Selestine Masalamado handling over the billboard with the DRR message to  WEO and VEOs of Msowero in Kilosa

IOM, DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, FACILITATE AWARENESS-RAISING SESSIONS ON COMMUNITY-BASED DISASTER RISK REDUCTION.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Kilosa, Morogoro – 18-19 May 2021

Under the project ‘Capacity Building in Disaster Risk Reduction in the United Republic of Tanzania’ funded by the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Development Fund, IOM – the United Nations Migration Agency – in collaboration with the Disaster Management Department (DMD) of the Prime Minister’s Office, facilitated awareness-raising sessions on community-based disaster risk reduction to communities in the Kilosa District of Morogoro region.

IOM, VICE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, FACILITATE SENSITIZATION & DIALOGUE FORUMS IN SHINYANGA AND MWANZA TO UNDERSTAND SOUTHWARD PASTORAL MOBILITY IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Shinyanga and Mwanza - 13 April 2021 and 15 April 2021

Under the project Migration, Environment and Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania: Examining the Causes and Consequences of Climate Change-Induced Internal Migration funded by International Organization for Migration (IOM) Development Fund, IOM – the UN Migration Agency – in collaboration with the Environment Division of the Vice President’s Office facilitated sensitization and dialogue forums and key informant interviews in four regions of the United Republic of Tanzania.

 IOM Presentation in the Training

IOM AND THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR TRAIN FRONTLINE WORKERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON PREVENTION AND RESPONSE TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Monday, April 12, 2021

Zanzibar: 8 – 10 April 2021

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Social Welfare, Elders, Gender and Children of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar conducted a 3-day training for Frontline workers and Law Enforcement officers on the identification and assistance to Trafficking in Person (TiP) and other forms of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) in Zanzibar. 

Group photo with the Guest of Honor in the middle

IOM and GOVERNMENT CONDUCTED TRAINING ON TIP IN ZANZIBAR

Friday, February 19, 2021

Zanzibar – 11 February 2021

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Migration Agency in the United Republic of Tanzania, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Social Welfare, Elderly, Gender and Children of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, conducted a three-day roll-out training to Social Welfare and Women and Children staff on the addressing Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and provision of support services to the Victims of Trafficking (VoT) in person and Survivors of Violence (SoV) in Zanzibar.

The Chief of Mission for IOM Tanzania, Dr. Sufi Qasim speaking at the Migrants Registration Launching Event.

IOM & TISD LAUNCHED MIGRANTS REGISTRATION IN TANZANIA

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Mkinga, Tanga 13th January 2021 

The Department of Immigration Services (TISD) with the technical support of IOM, the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency and with the financial support from the United Kingdom (UK) Government through Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) have launched the Migrants Registration exercise in the first (Mkinga, Tanga Region) of the 11 border regions in the United Republic of Tanzania on 13 January 2021.

Group photo

IOM, MINISTRY LABOUR, EMPOWERMENT, ELDERS, WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR CONDUCTED 5-DAY SESSION ON THE REVIEW AND UPDATE OF THE GUIDELINES FOR ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF SAFE HOUSES IN ZANZIBAR

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Zanzibar 20 November 2020

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tanzania, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Empowerment, Elder, Women and Children of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, facilitated the Review and Update of the Guidelines for Establishment and Management of Safe Houses in Zanzibar.