Under the framework of a cross-border project “Preventing Conflict and Building Peace through Addressing the Drivers of Conflict and Instability associated with forced Displacement between Burundi and Tanzania” financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UNPBF) and jointly implemented by three UN agencies i.e. IOM, UNHCR and UNDP in both Tanzania and Burundi, IOM Tanzania donated equipment and furniture worth 30,000 USD (thirty thousand USD) to the Government of Tanzania for two Land Border Entry Points between Tanzania and Burundi i.e. Manyovu and Mabamba.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) joined the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to commemorate International Migrants Day on 18th December 2018 at Mnazi Mmoja Ground in Dar es Salaam.
This year’s theme was “Migration with Dignity”.
IOM ACBC STRENGTHENS THE CAPACITY OF IMMIGRATION OFFICERS FROM AFRICAN MEMBER STATES ON SECURITY AND FRAUD DETECTION OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice and Security Repatriation and Departure Service (RDS) of the Netherlands and the General Directorate of Immigration of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, conducted a five-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on “Security Document and Fraud Detection Teaching Methodology” in Moshi from 26-30 November.
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is working with the governments of Burundi and the United Republic of Tanzania to strengthen the capacities of border institutions in the two countries to effectively manage mass border-crossings through a humanitarian border management (HBM) approach.
IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC) in coordination with the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA), conducted a two-week training on curriculum development for Tanzanian Immigration Officials in Moshi from 5 to 19 November 2018.
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, supported by its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi and in collaboration with IOM Abuja, conducted a five-day specialized workshop on IOM's Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) from 22-26 October 2018.
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 journey to South Africa.
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 prisons.