By the end of the week, a first group of 115 Ethiopian irregular migrants will have returned home from Tanzania. The initiative has been carried out thanks to the support of IOM, the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through two programmes funded by the Governments of the United States of America, and the Government of Japan, respectively.
From 28th to 30th April 2014, IOM Tanzania Counter Trafficking team will facilitate a meeting amongst project's stakeholders with the aim of reviewing the draft regulations for the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act 2008. The meeting will take place at JB Belmont Hotel in Dar es Salaam.
The first project management team meeting (PMT) of the new EU funded-IOM project "Supporting the establishment of protection, assistance and referral mechanisms for child victims of trafficking in Tanzania" is taking place today, 30th January 2014, in Dar es Salaam. The objective of this half-day meeting is to present the project, discuss the workplan, opportunities, challanges and next steps.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is launching a new outreach project to Tanzanians living abroad (the Diaspora), entitled “‘Enhancing the Migration Evidence Base for the Development of Tanzania”. The project will start with a Diaspora Engagement workshop and a Training of Trainers event in Dar es Salaam from 22nd to 24th and 27th to 29th of January 2014.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tanzania, in close collaboration with the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Training Academy and IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), organized a four-day “Return Management Workshop: Lessons Learned from Mtabila Camp Closure, Operation Kimbunga and the way Forward in Western Tanzania”.