Recent Activities

IOM Enhances Ethiopia’s Border Management Capacity for Safer Migration in Horn of Africa

Ethiopian and Kenyan Border Management Officials at the Holili - Taveta One Stop Border Post (Kenyan side)

 

Moshi – IOM, through its African Capacity Building Centre (IOM ACBC), in close collaboration with the IOM mission in Ethiopia and the IOM Regional Office in Nairobi, organized a four-day training (from 24 to 26 April) on Integrated Border Management (IBM) and the Migration Information Data Analysis System (MIDAS) for Ethiopian Border Management officials. 

Fourteen immigration and border officials from Immigration headquarters in Addis Ababa and border crossing points in Afar, Amhara and Somali Regional States took part in the training.

Study Highlights Need for Free Movement of Labour in East Africa

Dodoma – A new study has urged member countries of the East African Community (EAC) to adopt labour migration policies based on international best practices, improve data management and boost the operationalization of One Stop Border Posts. The comparative study assesses migration patterns and policy issues in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and the United Republic of Tanzania – four of the six EAC countries.

IOM ACBC Conducts a Training of Trainers on Documents Security and Fraud Detection Teaching Methodology

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.

IOM Trains Liberian Immigration Officers to Better Address Irregular Migration, Combat Migrant Smuggling

Moshi  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 Trains Tanzanian Immigration and Law Enforcement Officers on Transnational Organized Crime

Moshi – 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 participants included officers from the department of immigration, police and intelligence stationed at Sirare, Tanga, Kilimanjaro, Pwani and Namanga border posts.

IOM trains Tanzanian Immigration Officials on Project Development

Moshi - 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, this week (04-08/02) trained immigration officials from the United Republic of Tanzania on project development.

The training was a response to a government request and plan to expand capacity building for immigration officers in Dodoma and Tanga through the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Academy (TRITA).

IOM ACBC Strengthens the Capacity of Immigration Officers from African Member States on Security and Fraud Detection of Travel Documents

Moshi – 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 (T.o.T) on “Security Document and Fraud Detection Teaching Methodology” in Moshi from 26-30 November.

The training was based on the Passport Examination Procedures Manual Second Edition (PEPMII) and gathered 12 immigration officers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Immigration Department.