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IOM Appalled by Attack in Northeast Nigeria That Claimed Four Lives

Abuja - The International Organization for Migration is appalled by Monday’s attack in Rann town, Borno State, in northeast Nigeria, that claimed the lives of four internally displaced persons (IDPs) and badly damaged an IOM...

Urgent Humanitarian Assistance Needed for Migrant Workers Displaced by Clashes in Northern Chad

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Chad requires USD 1.2 million to urgently assist more than 950 migrants and Chadian nationals displaced by inter-communal fighting around two gold mines near the L

Ghana Labour Migration Policy Validated

Accra - As part of efforts geared towards supporting labour migration and migrant workers protection in Ghana and abroad, on 17-18 December 2018, the IOM office in Ghana, in partnership with the Minis

Raising Awareness on Border Management in Mauritania

Mauritania - On 6, 8 and 10 December 2018, representatives of the Ministry of Interior and Decentralization,...

IOM Sierra Leone, Njala University and USAID Trained Thousands of Health Workers on Infection Prevention and Control

Freetown – On Wednesday (19/12), 100 health care professionals graduated from Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) training courses at a ceremony in Bo, Sierra Leone – held in partnership with the International Organization for...

IOM Ghana Celebrates Migration With Dignity on International Migrants Day

Ghana – 18 December, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) commemorated International Migrants Day and the 2-year anniversary of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative on Migrant Protection and Rein

World Renowned Film Director Sissako Joins IOM Mauritania For International Migrants Day

Nouakchott – On 18 December, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Mauritania commemorated International Migrants’ Day in four transit migration-prone cities simultaneously.

Over 16,000 Cinephiles Visit CinemArena in Nigeria

Benin City – Wednesday (19/12) marked the official end of the CinemArena movie caravan in Nigeria.

IOM Sierra Leone, USAID To Train Thousands of Health Workers on Infection Prevention and Control

Freetown – On Wednesday (19/12), 100 health care professionals graduated from Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) training courses at a ceremony in Bo, Sierra Leone – held in partnership with the I

CÔTE D’IVOIRE INAUGURATES A NEW BORDER POST AT THE BORDER WITH BURKINA

Abidjan – With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Government of Côte d’Ivoire opened a new border post on December 14 in the northeast of the country, at the border with Burkina Faso.

Participants take part in a message development exercise.

IOM trains partners and community mediators on approaches to strengthen awareness-raising on irregular migration and its alternatives

Yaoundé – Last week (4-6/12), members of two Cameroonian civil society organizations and seven community mediators from the Cameroonian Ministry of Youth and Civic Education (MINJEC) participated in a training on Communication...

African Countries Gather in Mauritania to Discuss Migration Data, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Nouakchott – Officials representing more than 30 African countries gathered last week (3-6 December) in Mauritania for two capacity building workshops on migration data and civil registration and vita