Recent Activities

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Cairo, 24 January 2019 - Following IOM’s successful collaboration with the Forensic Medicine Authority (FMA) on advanced passport examination procedures, IOM and FMA organized a Training of Trainers (T.o.T) from 21 to 24 January 2018 for 11 forensic experts from four governorates.

  • 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.

  • IBM Regional Thematic Specialist (RO Nairobi) delivering session on Document Security, Fraud and Imposter Detection. Photo: IOM

    Moshi — IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through IOM Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania and in close collaboration with IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), organized a one-week regional workshop on Migration Management from 26 to 30 November 2018 in Moshi.

  • 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.