Recent Activities

  • Tanzania – 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. 

    The training brought together senior officers from headquarters and selected land border posts, including Holili, Namanga, Horohoro, Kalambo and Tunduma. 

  • Participants at the MIDAS workshop for Nigerian Immigration Officials, in Tanzania.

    Moshi – 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.

    The workshop gathered a total of 25 participants, including 10 immigration officers from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and several staff members from IOM Nigeria. The workshop was facilitated by four MIDAS experts from IOM Headquarters.

  • Cairo, 20 September 2018 - IOM and the Forensic Medicine Authority (FMA) organized a training from 18 to 20 September for 25 forensic experts from 7 different Egyptian governorates on passport examination procedures in order to support front line border management, law enforcement and prosecutors.

  • Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania – 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.

  • Cairo – IOM facilitated a capacity building training on counter-trafficking and smuggling in Cairo, Egypt from June 24 to June 28 for officials from the Horn of Africa region. Around thirty law enforcement professionals composed of immigration/border management, police and legal departments from Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Tunisia took part in a four-day training delivered by IOM’s Special Liaison Office to the African Union and the African Capacity Building Center based in Moshi, Tanzania.

  • DRC Immigration Officers benefiting from the new equipment during Training of Trainers on Security Document and Fraud Detection

    Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its country office in Sudan, its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Moshi and in collaboration with the Passport and Civil Registration Corporation (PCRC) under the Sudanese Ministry of Interior conducted a 2-week advanced Training of Trainer on Teaching Methodology in Moshi (16-27 April 2018).

  • Moshi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Tanzania, in close cooperation with IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) and the Tanzania Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA) in Moshi, facilitated a 5-day Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop (19 - 23 March 2018) on labour migration and Immigration and Border Management (IBM) for EAC Members States Government officials.


  • IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in close collaboration with IOM Kenya organized a Training of Trainers (ToT) course on ‘Identity Management and Security Documents for Kenyan immigration officials.’


    The training held from 6 to 8 February 2018, in Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania, sought to further enhance capacity of Kenyan Government officials on electronic document examination and fraud detection.


  • Group photo of the Guinean delegation accompanied by IOM representatives from Guinea Conakry and Tanzania with the Tanzanian Immigration Department

    United Republic of Tanzania – A delegation of Guinean Police and Customs officers accompanied by IOM Guinea Conakry representatives carried out a study tour in the United Republic of Tanzania from 12 to 17 February 2018 under the framework of the project “Integrated Border Management between Guinea Conakry and Mali” funded by the Government of Japan.