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Group Photo of Facilitators and Trainees, Dodoma, 27-29Nov19

IOM, PARTNERS, STRENGTHEN THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA’S CAPACITIES ON MIGRATION MANAGEMENT

Friday, December 13, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency organised a three-day workshop on Migrants Rights and Sensitization on 27-29 November 2019 at Morena Hotel in  the Capital City of Dodoma.

The workshop has been facilitated by IOM together with UNHCR, University of Dar Es Salaam and the National Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dignity Kwanza with the financial support of the United Kingdom (UK) Government through the Department for International Development (DFID).

Women and Protection Committee Developing a Plan

IOM AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONDUCT COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON 16TH DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Kigoma: The International Organization for Migration, IOM, the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency joined the Local Government to conduct Community Dialogue Sessions on the 16th days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV); a campaign which was officially launched by the Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Hon. Ms. Ummy Mwalimu on 25 November 2019 at Jamhuri Stadium Ground in Dodoma.

It is expected to end on 10th December 2019.

This year's theme was Equal Generation: Stands Against Rape.

Meeting between Hon. Mr. Kangi Lugola, Minister of Home Affairs Tanzania, Angola Delegation led by Hon Mr. Jose Bamoguina Zau, Minister of State of Interior, Angola and Dr Qasim Sufi, IOM CoM to Tanzania, Dodoma, 13 Nov 2019

ANGOLAN GOVERNMENT DELEGATION CONDUCTED STUDY VISIT TO THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA, 10 TO 15 NOVEMBER 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

The United Republic of Tanzania - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency hosted an important Government delegation from the Republic of Angola led by the Minister of State of Interior on a study visit from 10 to 15 November 2019. It included Heads of Departments of the Ministry of Interior, the Director of Immigration Academy and the IOM Head of Office (HoO) to the Republic of Angola, Mr Jeremias Mendes.

Dr Qasim Sufi, IOM CoM & Hon. Mr. Kangi Lugola, Minister of Home Affairs, United Republic of Tanzania signing the ACBC MoU, Dodoma, 13 Nov 2019

IOM AND GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA SIGNED NEW MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) ON THE AFRICAN CAPACITY BUILDING CENTRE (ACBC)

Monday, December 9, 2019

The United Republic of Tanzania – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration signed a new Memorandum of Standing (MoU) with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania on the African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in the Capital City, Dodoma on 13 November 2019.

The validity of the new MoU is five years as of the date (13 November 2019) of its signature by the Government of Tanzania and the IOM.

NBS DG & IOM CoM welcoming Hon Minister of Finance & Planning, Dr Philip Mpango at the Celebration of African Statitics Day, Dar Es Salaam, 28Nov19

IOM, UNHCR AND OTHER UN AGENCIES JOINED THE GOVERNMENT IN CELEBRATING THE AFRICAN STATISTICS DAY IN DAR ES SALAAM ON 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

Dar Es Salaam, the United Republic of Tanzania – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other UN Agencies have joined the Government in celebrating the African Statistics Day (ASD) in Dar Es Salaam on 28 November 2019.

The ASD was adapted by the 16th Meeting of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference of African Ministers responsible for Planning and Economic Development in May 1990.

From left to right: Mr. Ewald Riks, Director of the Repatriation and Departure Services of the Netherlands; H.E. Mr. Jeroen Verheul, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Mrs. Marcella Ferraciolo, representative of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation; Dr Anna Makakala, Commissioner General of Immigration, United Republic of Tanzania; Dr Qasim Sufi, Chief of Mission IOM Tanzania.

THE IOM AFRICAN CAPACITY BUILDING CENTRE (IOM ACBC) CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF BUILDING THE CAPACITIES OF AFRICAN MEMBER STATES ON MIGRATION MANAGEMENT

Friday, December 6, 2019

December 5, 2019 - The IOM African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC) celebrated its 10th Anniversary in the presence of the Tanzanian Commissioner General of Immigration (CGI) Services Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Dr Anna Makakala, Ambassadors and High Commissioners from African Member States, Representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security and other donor countries, the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA), United Nations (UN) Agencies the United Republic of Tanzania and Media in Dar Es Salaam.

The Guest of Honour, Mr Ali Suleiman Ameir-Director of Labour Department of the Ministry of Labour, Empowerment, Elders, Women and Children (MLEEWC) Zanzibar during his opening remarks, he elucidated on the need for the                                           participants to utilise the knowledge from the dialogue for addressing Trafficking in Person and other forms of violence in Zanzibar

IOM JOINTLY WITH MINISTRY OF LABOUR, EMPOWERMENT, ELDERS, WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR CONDUCTED COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON PROTECTION AND RESPONSE TO TRAFFICKING IN PERSON AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Tanzania, the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with 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 and Women and Children in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania. 

Representative of IOM Cote d’Ivoire presenting on fraud detection.

IOM STRENGTHENS CÔTE D'IVOIRE'S OPERATIONAL AND STRATEGIC CAPABILITIES IN BORDER MANAGEMENT

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Moshi, the United Republic of Tanzania - IOM Côte d'Ivoire, with the technical support of the International Organization for Migrations (IOM) African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi, conducted 10 days Training of Trainers (ToT) on travel documents examination and fraud detection to Government officials from Ministries of Security and Civil Protection, Territorial  Administration and Decentralization of Côte d'Ivoire.

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.