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Immigration officers from African member states receive training on security and the detection of fraudulent travel documents. Photo: IOM

IOM ACBC STRENGTHENS THE CAPACITY OF IMMIGRATION OFFICERS FROM AFRICAN MEMBER STATES ON SECURITY AND FRAUD DETECTION OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

Monday, December 3, 2018

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.

The 12-month pilot project jointly implemented by IOM, UNDP and UNHCR aims to promote concrete cross-border, human rights-based, and multi-agency approaches to peacebuilding in border areas between Burundi and Tanzania, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund. Photo: IOM/Triffin Ntore

IOM SUPPORTS GOVERNMENTS OF BURUNDI, TANZANIA TO STRENGTHEN HUMANITARIAN BORDER MANAGEMENT

Monday, November 26, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is working with the governments of Burundi and the United Republic of Tanzania to strengthen the capacities of border institutions in the two countries to effectively manage mass border-crossings through a humanitarian border management (HBM) approach.

IOM BOOSTS CAPACITY OF TANZANIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS TO TRAIN COLLEAGUES

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC) in coordination with the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA), conducted a two-week training on curriculum development for Tanzanian Immigration Officials in Moshi from 5 to 19 November 2018.

ACBC TRAINING FOR TANZANIAN OFFICERS TO ENHANCE SECURITY THROUGH IMPROVED BORDER AND IMMIGRATION MANAGEMENT

Thursday, November 8, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, from 5-7 November 2018 facilitated a three days specialized training on transnational organized crime and enhanced security through improved border and immigration management to twenty immigration, police and intelligence officers at IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi/Tanzania. 

Participants at the MIDAS workshop for Nigerian Immigration Officials, in Tanzania. Photo: IOM

IOM TRAINS NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS ON MIGRATION INFORMATION AND DATA ANALYSIS SYSTEM

Monday, October 29, 2018

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, supported by its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi and in collaboration with IOM Abuja, conducted a five-day specialized workshop on IOM's Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) from 22-26 October 2018.

From left: Tanzania’s Commissioner for Passport and Citizenship, Mr. Gerald Kihinga and IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS SOMALI MIGRANTS RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

Monday, October 8, 2018

On Wednesday (03/10) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted 17 Somali migrants in returning voluntarily from Tanzania, where they had been detained as they embarked on an unsuccessful journey to South Africa.

Migrants at the Immigration Department in Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS 67 ETHIOPIAN STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURN FROM TANZANIA

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Last Friday (28/09) the UN Migration Agency (IOM) office in Tanzania successfully secured the release and return of 67 Ethiopian irregular migrants who were detained in Tanzanian prisons.

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.

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.