"Facilitating simplified consular assistance that in turn will enable easier access to irregular migrants in prisons": this is one of the recommendations agreed to at a high-level inter-governmental meeting between the United Republic of Tanzania, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Republic of Kenya.
Irregular migration from the East and Horn of Africa to southern Africa, presents countries along this route with a new challenge: how to manage these flows while ensuring that the human rights of migrants are respected and protected.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has continued its support to the efforts of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania in addressing the challenges of human trafficking and in responding to the needs and demands of trafficking victims in the country.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar through its Ministry of Labour, Empowerment, Elders, Women and Children (MLEEWC) commemorated International Women’s Day for 2019 on 8th March at Gombani in Pemba, Zanzibar.
COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE FREE MOVEMENT OF WORKERS IN SELECT EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY COUNTRIES: BURUNDI, KENYA, RWANDA AND THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the UN Migration Agency – launched the “Comparative Study on Free Movement of Workers in East African Community Countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and United Republic of Tanzania.”
The study was commissioned within the framework of a regional project, funded by the IOM Development Fund entitled “Supporting Labour Mobility in the East African Community: Operationalizing the Common Market Protocol Provisions on Free Movement of Persons and Labour”.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) and the Tanzania Immigration Service Department (TISD) organized a 4-day training (12-15/02) on transnational organized crime (TOC) for 21 government officers from the United Republic of Tanzania.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), in partnership with the IOM Regional Office in East and Horn of Africa, on the week of 04-08 February 2019, trained immigration officials from the United Republic of Tanzania on project development.
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.