Press Releases

IOM RD for East & Horn of Africa, Mr. Mohammed Abdiker and Tanzania High Commissioner and Permanent Representative to UNEP & UN-HABITAT in Kenya, Dr. Pindi Chana.

IOM REGIONAL DIRECTOR (RD) FOR EAST & HORN OF AFRICA (E&HA) MET WITH TANZANIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER (HC) AND PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO UNEP AND UN-HABITAT IN NAIROBI, KENYA, 09 OCTOBER 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

IOM Regional Director (RD) for East and Horn of Africa (E&HA), Mr. Mohammed Abdiker met with Tanzanian High Commissioner (HC) and Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-HABITAT in Kenya, Dr. Pindi Chana in Nairobi, on 09 October 2019.

The main objective of the IOM RD for E&HA, Mr. Mohammed Abdiker meeting with Tanzanian HC and Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-HABITAT in Kenya, Dr. Pindi Chana was to pay her a courtesy visit as the new IOM RD for E&HA region.

IOM Regional Director (RD) for East and Horn of Africa, Mr. Mohammed Abdiker and Secretary General of East Africa Community (EAC), Ambassador Libérat Mfumukeko.

IOM REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR EAST & HORN OF AFRICA MET WITH EAC SECRETARY GENERAL IN ARUSHA, TANZANIA, 08 OCTOBER 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

IOM Regional Director (RD) for East & Horn of Africa (E&HA), Mr. Mohammed Abdiker met with Secretary General (SG), for East Africa Community (EAC),  Ambassador Libèrat Mfumukeko in EAC Head Quarters (HQ) in Arusha, Tanzania on 08 October 2019.

The major objective of their meeting was for IOM RD to present his IOM credentials to EAC.

A group photo of  participants to the Mixed Migration and International Migration Law Workshop at ACBC-TRITA,Moshi on 10-11 September,2019

IOM, UN PARTNERS ASSIST THE GOVERNMENT TO MANAGE MIGRATION IN TANZANIA

Monday, September 23, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nation’s (UN) Migration Agency organized a two days’ workshop on Mixed Migration and International Migration Law from 10 to 11 September 2019 at the IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi.

The workshop was facilitated by IOM together with the United Nations Refugees’ Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

It brought together 20 mid-level managers from Refugees, Immigration Services and Police Departments as well as the National Identification Authority (NIDA).

Group photo of representatives from Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

9TH REGIONAL TECHNICAL MEETING DISCUSSES WAYS TO STRENGTHEN MANAGEMENT OF MIXED MIGRATION IN EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA

Friday, September 20, 2019

On 17 and 18 of September 2019, the United Republic of Tanzania, in collaboration with IOM, and with the support of the United States Department of State Bureau for Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM), hosted the 9th Regional Technical Meeting (RTM) on Mixed Migration in the East and Horn of Africa region.

Countries agreed to strengthen migrant protection, migration data management and whole of government approach on migration management using national coordination mechanisms on migration (NCMs).

Dr. Qasim Sufi, IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, where the ACBC is located. Photo: IOM

IOM’S AFRICAN CAPACITY BUILDING CENTRE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Friday, September 20, 2019

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration’s African Capacity Building Centre for Migration Management (ACBC) celebrated its 10th Anniversary in Geneva last week (13/09). 

IOM CoM and Co-supervisor of ACBC in Tanzania  addressing Meeting's Participants from African Member States, Donors, and Partners in Geneva, 13 Sep. 2019.

IOM AFRICAN CAPACITY BUILDING CENTER (IOM ACBC) CELEBRATED 10TH ANNIVERSARY AND LAUNCHED PEPMII APP, GENEVA, 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Geneva, Switzerland – IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC) celebrated its 10th Anniversary in Geneva on Friday September 13th, 2019.

The centre used the occasion to also launch one of its latest products and an important tool in Migration Management especially for Developing Countries, the Passport Examination Procedure Mobile Application (PEPM II App).

IOM making a presentation in the training.

IOM AND UNICEF TRAINED IMMIGRATION AND SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICERS ON ASSISTING AND PROVIDING PROTECTION SERVICES TO VULNERABLE MIGRANTS IN KIGOMA REGION, 27 to 30 AUGUST 2019.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Kigoma, Tanzania: The United Nations (UN) Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) conducted a four-days training workshop on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Vulnerable Migrants and Ethical Border Practices together with Ministries of Home Affairs (Immigration Service Boarder and Control Management) and Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (Social Welfare Department) from 27 to 30 August 2019 in Kigoma region.

CDC Meeting at IOM Dar Es Salaam

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) VISITED THE MIGRATION HEALTH ASSESSMENT CENTRE (MHAC) IN MAKERE AND TRANSIT CENTRE (TC) IN KASULU, TANZANIA FROM 20 TO 23 AUGUST 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Dr Michelle Weinberg from the Programme Support Unit of the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) from CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA and Dr Luis Ortega, the Director of CDC Africa Field Programmes visited the IOM Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC) facilities in IOM Makere Processing Centre and Kasulu Transit Centre on 20 August and 21nd August 2019 respectively.

The CDC team was accompanied by Dr Marwan Naoum, the IOM Regional Health Assessment Coordinator for Africa and Dr Amin Farah, the IOM Regional Vaccination Coordinator from IOM Nairobi, Kenya.

 IOM CoM making Opening Remarks in theTraining in Dar Es Salaam

IOM TRAINED MOVEMENT OPERATION STAFF IN TANZANIA, FROM 24 JULY TO 01 AUGUST 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

The United States Resettlement Admission Programme (USRAP) conducted training for Movement Operations Staff in IOM Tanzania from 24 July to 01 August 2019.

The training that took place in IOM offices in Kasulu and Dar Es Salaam focused on three very important thematic areas within the IOM movement operations i.e.:

AFRICAN UNION (AU) LABOUR MIGRATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (LMAC) ASSESSMENT MISSION TO THE EAST AFRICA COMMUNITY (EAC) IN ARUSHA, 14-15 AUGUST 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

The African Union (AU) Labour Migration Advisory Committee (LMAC) carried out an assessment mission to the East Africa Community (EAC) in Arusha from 14-15 August 2019.

The major objective of the mission was to understand and share experiences on policies, legal and institutional frameworks and legal instruments regulating labour migration management within and beyond the EAC.