Delegates from Cote d'Ivoire and Niger accompanied by representatives from IOM. Photo: IOM

Ivorian, Nigerien Governments, African Union and Economic Community of West African States Delegations Conduct Study Tour to Tanzania


United Republic of Tanzania – A team of Ivorian and Nigerien Government delegations accompanied by IOM colleagues in the two countries carried out a study tour in the United Republic of Tanzania from 4 to 10 November 2017 under the framework of the project "Reinforcing Interagency Cooperation for Border Security”, funded by the Government of Japan.

The IOM CoM exchanging the deed of donation with the Commissioner for Border Management

UN Migration Agency Boosts Tanzania’s Capacity to Address Irregular Migration

Dar es Salaam – At the request of Tanzania’s Ministry of Home Affairs and Commissioner General of Immigration services, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi, this week (20/11) donated four facial matching systems to the Tanzania Immigration Services Department at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

East African Officials Trained in International Migration Law, Migration and Development

Moshi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in cooperation with the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD), organized a capacity building training from 30 October to 3 November at IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi, Tanzania. The training aimed at enhancing the understanding of international migration law and migration and development, as well as building the capacity within the IGAD region, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.

Massimo Stella, EU Programme Manager, Lily Sanya, IOM Zimbabwe Chief of Mission and Melusi Matshiya, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Workshop Helps Roll Out Integrated Border Management Training Package in Zimbabwe

Masvingo – On 24–27 October, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs of Zimbabwe, the African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) and the IOM Regional Office in Pretoria, organized a three-day national sensitization and pilot capacity building workshop on integrated border management (IBM) in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.