Press Release

Training Workshop on Standard Operating Procedures for Reintegration of Returnees in Ghana to Make Multifaceted Assistance Sustainable

Ada, Ghana – From 29 March to 1 April 2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in coordination with the government of Ghana, organized a 4-day workshop to sustain the use of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs...

Les membres de l’ALPD présents à la signature de l’accord de partenariat en compagnie de l’équipe de l’OIM Mauritanie

IOM Supports Access to Legal Documentation for Migrants in Mauritania

Nouakchott - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Mauritania, supported by funding from the U.S.

IOM Supports Government of Ghana to Strengthen Data Collection on Trafficking in Persons

Accra, Ghana - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in close partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) continues its work to enhance the capacities of key stakeholders working...

IOM trains Ghana Immigration Service and Port Health officials in infection prevention and control

Accra, Ghana - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), organized a workshop to strengthen...

Photo : IOM/Elie Sztorch

IOM, Humanity & Inclusion Launch New USD 3 Million Project to Support Community Participation and Social Cohesion in Northern Chad

Faya-Largeau – A new 30-months project jointly implemented by IOM and the NGO Humanity & Inclusion will support community participation and social cohesion in the Chadian northern provinces of Borkou and Ennedi-West.

Airport and Civil Aviation Officials and Japan’s Ambassador to Sierra Leone displaying Note Verbal during the launch Ceremony. Photo: Alfred Fornah/IOM

Sierra Leone: IOM Partners with Government to Launch a new project to strengthen COVID-19 Response at Points of Entry

Freetown - On 25th March, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Government of Sierra Leone launched a new $1.3 Million project to support COVID-19 response at Points of Entry (POEs...

IOM Nigeria Joins Authorities to Launch New “Blue Bus” Project to Fight Human Trafficking

Abuja – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), launched a new project in Abuja, Nigeria, to raise awareness of the...

IOM Opens New Facility to Promote Wellbeing and Protection of Conflict-Affected Women and Girls in North-East Nigeria

Yola – A USD 2 million project –the largest ever funding from the Republic of Korea to IOM Nigeria– gained some important visibility last week (24/03) when the International Organization for Migration (IOM) kicked off a new...

Photo: IOM Ghana

IOM Supports Government in Sustaining Safe Migration Awareness Raising Interventions across Ghana

Accra - Over the last weeks (11/2 to 12/3), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) trained Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) officers of the Migration Information Centres (MICs) in Takoradi, Western Region, Tamale,...

Participants during the migration stakeholder workshop.

IOM Supports advancement of Migration Governance in Ghana

Accra, Ghana – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) joined stakeholders in Ghana to advance the agenda of the implementation of the Labour Migration Policy and the establishment of the Ghana National Commission on Migration (...

Nigerian returnee mentors lead a colouring session for child returnees to promote self-expression. Photo: Narulita Ayu/IOM 2021

Nigerian Returnees Turned Mentors to Help Peers Overcome Social Barriers to Reintegration

Benin City – This month (9-11/03), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted a series of psychosocial activities for Nigerian returnees in Benin City, Edo State, the main place of origin of migrants returning to...

Child Survivors of Trafficking Rescued in Ghana Return to Côte d’Ivoire

Accra – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Accra, Ghana, working in close collaboration with Ghana’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) this week organized