Press Releases

Donation of Personal Protective Equipment kits to IOM staff in Kigoma, Tanzania. Photo: IOM

IOM DONATES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT KITS TO GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL IN TANZANIA

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Due to the recent resurgence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one of the six countries bordering the United Republic of Tanzania, the Government has increased its efforts to prevent EVD cases entering Tanzania by strengthening disease surveillance measures at both airport and land entry points in the country.

Representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security/ Repatriation and Departure Service, the Liberian Immigration Services and IOM. Photo: IOM

IOM TRAINS LIBERIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICERS TO BETTER ADDRESS IRREGULAR MIGRATION, COMBAT MIGRANT SMUGGLING

Monday, September 17, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security/ Repatriation and Departure Service (R&DS) and the Liberian Immigration Services (LIS), is organizing a five-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Security Document and Fraud Detection in Moshi, Tanzania.

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IOM ACBC CONDUCTS A TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON DOCUMENTS SECURITY AND FRAUD DETECTION TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Monday, August 20, 2018

Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania – IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Netherlands Repatriation and Departure Service (RDS) in collaboration with the Immigration and Naturalization Directorate of the Federal Republic of Somalia, organized a five day Training of Trainer (TOT) on Security Document and Fraud Detection Teaching Methodology in Moshi on 13th to 17th August, 2018.

IOM ACBC CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN THE CAPACITY OF SEVERAL AFRICAN NATIONS ON TRAVEL DOCUMENTS SECURITY AND FRAUD DETECTION TO COMBAT MIGRANT SMUGGLING

Monday, August 20, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Netherlands Repatriation and Departure Service (RDS) in collaboration with the Immigration and Naturalization Directorate of the Federal Republic of Somalia, organized a five day Training of Trainer (TOT) on Security Document and Fraud Detection Teaching Methodology in Moshi on 13th to 17th August, 2018.

Representatives from the Tanzanian Immigration Service Department, the Government of the Netherlands, IOM and participants from DRC to the Training of Trainers on Security Document and Fraud Detection.

IOM UPGRADES TANZANIA REGIONAL IMMIGRATION TRAINING ACADEMY FORENSIC LAB

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Under the framework of a Dutch-funded project entitled Enhancing Migration Management in African States through Capacity Building on Integrated Border Management and Countering Irregular Migration, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, upgraded the forensic laboratory in the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA).

IOM FACILITATES THE RETURN OF 300 STRANDED ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS FROM TANZANIA

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

This month IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted in the voluntary return of 300 Ethiopian migrants (6 women and 294 men, among them 191 children and 36 medical cases) stranded in Tanzania. The migrants left Tanzania on four different flights in the month of June, with the last group of 84 migrants departed on Tuesday (19/06).

ADVANCED TOT ON TEACHING METHODOLOGY FOR SUDANESE POLICE OFFICERS

Monday, April 30, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its country office in Sudan, its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi and in collaboration with the Passport and Civil Registration Corporation (PCRC) under the Sudanese Ministry of Interior conducted a 2-week advanced Training of Trainer on Teaching Methodology in Moshi (16-27 April 2018).

LABOUR MIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION AND BORDER MANAGEMENT CAPACITIES IN THE EAC REGION ENHANCED BY IOM THROUGH T.O.T WORKSHOP

Monday, March 26, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Tanzania, in close cooperation with IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) and the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA) in Moshi, facilitated a 5-day Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop (19 - 23 March 2018) on labour migration and Immigration and Border Management (IBM) for EAC Members States Government officials.

IOM ACBC REVAMPS SOMALI IMMIGRATION OFFICERS’ TRAINING

Monday, March 5, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Tanzania, organized a training session from 26 February to 2 March for Somali immigration officials about security documents and fraud detection. Because of increased international travel in the region, it is crucial that Somali immigration officers are trained in documentation examination and fraud detection.

GUINEAN POLICE AND CUSTOMS OFFICERS CONDUCT STUDY TOUR TO TANZANIA

Monday, February 19, 2018

A delegation of Guinean Police and Customs officers accompanied by IOM Guinea Conakry representatives carried out a study tour in the United Republic of Tanzania from 12 to 17 February 2018 under the framework of the project “Integrated Border Management between Guinea Conakry and Mali” funded by the Government of Japan.