Dakar – On September 30th, the Government of Senegal and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Senegal, organized a workshop to share good practices, challenges and lessons learned on crisis management...
Dakar – While Senegal is a key transit country for many West Africans traveling to Europe, the country is also a land of departure.
Niamey – Leading up to the National Day of Mobilization Against Trafficking in Persons in Niger on September 28, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized a two-day workshop on trafficking in persons for the...
Niamey – Straddling the migratory crossroads of West and Central Africa, Niger is one of the least developed countries in the world, vulnerable to climatic shocks and regional instability.
Niamey – To celebrate International Day of Peace in Niger this past Saturday (21/09), the High Authority for the Consolidation of Peace (HACP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Niger, organized with...
Dakar – While labour migration in West Africa remains a phenomenon involving mostly men (85 per cent), there are signs of change.
Ouagadougou – On September 17th, a networking day bringing together 250 returned migrants and young people from communities and private sector companies was organized by the European Union (EU) and the International Organization...
New Nigerian Border Strategy Aims to Enhance National Security and Ensure Protection of Migrants’ Rights
Abuja – On 19 September 2019, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) presented the National Border Management Strategy and Action Plan in Abuja, Nigeria.
IOM, Partners Strengthen Combat Against Exploitative Labour Practices and Human Trafficking in West Africa
Dakar – Over the years, migration dynamics from and within West Africa have become more complex, with an increasing number of people travelling across the region.
Nouakchott – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Mauritania presented a research study this week (17/09) revealing Mauritania, a country of 3.9 million people in West Africa
Niamey – A peace agreement was signed between Fulani Bororo and Touareg Daoussak communities in southwestern Niger on August 28 to end the violence which has plagued them for decades.
Ouagadougou – Fifty-nine Burkinabe migrants who survived a shipwreck off Kribi, Cameroon in late July, finally returned home last week (12/09).