Press Releases

Ethiopian and Kenyan border management officials at the Holili-Taveta One Stop Border Post (Kenyan side). Photo: IOM

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

Friday, April 26, 2019

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 training (from 24 to 26 April) on Integrated Border Management (IBM) and the Migration Information Data Analysis System (MIDAS) for Ethiopian Border Management officials. 

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

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda, migration has been explicitly integrated into the global development agenda. Measuring, monitoring and reporting of how migration and migrants shape development outcomes — and vice versa —remain vital.

IOM ADDRESSES MIGRANT SMUGGLING IN GULF OF ADEN FOR SOMALILAND BORDER AUTHORITIES

Monday, April 8, 2019

The International Organization of Migration (IOM), through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) organized a week-long training (1-5 April 2019) in Moshi, the United Republic of Tanzania, on Security Documents and Fraud Detection for nine immigration officials from Somaliland.

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

Saturday, April 6, 2019

"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-governmental meeting between the United Republic of Tanzania, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Republic of Kenya. 

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

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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 human rights of migrants are respected and protected.  

Guest of Honour Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Kange Lugola (front row, third from left). Photo: IOM

IOM PARTICIPATES IN TRAINING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON COMBATING HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Saturday, March 30, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has continued its support to the efforts of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania in addressing the challenges of human trafficking and in responding to the needs and demands of trafficking victims in the country.

Group photo for the dialogue in pemba.

IOM TANZANIA COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019

Thursday, March 28, 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 (MLEEWC) commemorated International Women’s Day for 2019 on 8th March at Gombani in Pemba, Zanzibar.

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.”

The study was commissioned within the framework of a regional project, funded by the IOM Development Fund entitled “Supporting Labour Mobility in the East African Community: Operationalizing the Common Market Protocol Provisions on Free Movement of Persons and Labour”.

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 Tanzania.

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

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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 week of 04-08 February 2019, trained immigration officials from the United Republic of Tanzania on project development.