Press Releases

: Mr. Rashid Abeid  Katundu presenting the objectives of the tasks and expected output

IOM, MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR CONDUCTED 3-DAY SESSION ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW OF STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES ON EXIT AND ENTRY SCREENING AT THE POINT OF ENTRIES IN ZANZIBAR, 18-20 May 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tanzania, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, facilitated the development and technical review of a Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on exit and entry screening at the Points of entry in Zanzibar.

IOM Assesmment of Land PoE between Tanzania and Burundi

IOM ASSISTS IN COVID-19 READINESS ASSESSMENT IN TANZANIA

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The first part of an assessment into Tanzania’s COVID-19 readiness has been completed in the country’s Kigoma region, which borders Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The study revealed border crossing patterns as well as needs and gaps in personnel and the equipment required for COVID-19 screening and in the referral for further management of potential cases.

 Mr Ambassador Col. Wilbert Ibuge, PS MoFA welcoming Mr Charles Kwenin, IOM RD RO Pretoria, Dar Es Salaam, 12 February 2020

IOM CONDUCTED SCOPING MISSION ON MIDSA IN THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA, 10 TO 12 FEBRUARY 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020
Dar Es Salaam – Regional Director (RD), Mr Charles Kwenin and Policy and Liaison Officer, Ms Naomi Shiferaw from the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM’s) Regional Office (RO) for Southern Africa (Pretoria) conducted a scoping mission on Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) to the United Republic of Tanzania from 10 to 12 Febr
President of the Revolutionary Goverment of Zanzibar Saluting Military

THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR CELEBRATED THE 56TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REVOLUTION IN ZANZIBAR ON 12 JANUARY 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency was one of the UN Agencies that joined the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar in commemorating its 56th Anniversary of their Revolution in Zanzibar on 12 January 2020. IOM was represented by the IOM Chief of Mission (CoM) to the United republic of Tanzania, Dr Qasim Sufi. Other Heads of UN Agencies who participated in the event were: Mr Michael Dunford, WFP Representative; Ms. Christine Musisi, UNDP Representative; Ms. Jacqueline Mahon, UNFPA Representative; and Mr.

IOM Staff welcoming the Government Delegation

GOVERNMENT DELEGATION FROM MINISTRIES OF FOREIGN AND HOME AFFAIRS VISITED THE IOM MAKERE RESETTLEMENT PROCESSING CENTRE (RPC), 02 JANUARY 2020.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Makere, the United Republic of Tanzania - 02 January 2020 – An important Government delegation led by Permanent Secretaries from Ministries of: Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation and Home Affairs, Dr Faraji Mnyepe and Major General Mr. Jakob Kingu respectively visited the IOM Resettlement Processing Centre (RPC) in Makere on 02 January 2020.

Mr. Rashid Khalid Rashid, ChakeChake District Commissioner Officiating the Community Dialogue Session

IOM AND THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR CONDUCTED THE SECOND COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON PROTECTION AND RESPONSE TO TRAFFICKING IN PERSON IN PEMBA, THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA, 18-19 DECEMBER 2019

Monday, January 6, 2020

Pemba, 18 -19 December 2019 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, and the Ministry of Labour, Empowerment, Elders, Women and Children (MLEEWC) of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar conducted a two-day Community Dialogue Session on Protection and Response to Trafficking in Person (TiP) and other forms of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) in Pemba, the United Republic of Tanzania from 18 to 19 December 2019.

Mr Joe Appiah, IOM Director of Department of Resource Management (DRM) addressing IOM Staff in Tanzania

IOM DIRECTOR OF DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (DRM) VISITED THE IOM MISSION IN THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA, 10-14 DECEMBER 2019

Monday, January 6, 2020

Dar Es Salaam, 10 -14 December 2019 – the Director of the Department of Resource Management (DRM) of the International Organization (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency, Mr Joe Appiah visited the IOM Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania from 10 to 14 December 2019

Theme of the 6th Diaspora Conference Zanzibar 14-15 December 2019

6TH TANZANIA DIASPORA CONFERENCE TOOK PLACE ON 14-15 DECEMBER 2019 IN ZANZIBAR, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

Friday, December 27, 2019

Zanzibar, the United Republic of Tanzania – the 6th Tanzania Diaspora Conference took place from 14 to 15 December 2019 in Zanzibar, the United Republic of Tanzania.

 Theme of the 39 SADC Ordinary Summit 17-18 August 2019 Dar Es Salaam Tanzania

39th ORDINARY SUMMIT OF HEAD OF STATES AND GOVERNMENTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY (SADC) TOOK PLACE FROM 17 TO 18 AUGUST 2019 IN DAR ES SALAAM, THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Dar Es Salaam, the United Republic of Tanzania – the 39th Ordinary Summit of Head of States and Governments of Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Regional Economic Community (REC) took place from 17 to 18 August 2019 in Dar Es Salaam, the United Republic of Tanzania.

The SADC REC is composed of 16 countries namely: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

 Dr Qasim Sufi IOM CoM and UN RC DO a.i. addressing Audience on the International Migrants Day in the United Republic of Tanzania Dar Es Salaam 18 December 2019

IOM JOINED THE GOVERNEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO COMMEMORATE THE INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY IN DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, 18 DECEMBER 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Dar Es Salaam – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Migrations Agency joined the Government and the International Community in the United Republic of Tanzania to commemorate the International Migrants Day in Dar Es Salaam today, the 18 December 2019.

The event took place at the Immigration Head Quarters (HQ) in Dar Es Salaam.