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IOM Carries Out Displacement Simulation Exercise at Mauritania-Mali Border

Nouakchott – This week (04/12), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Mauritania facilitated a mass displacement border crisis simulation exercise in Bassikounou, South-Eastern Maurita

From Dakar to Desert, Brasilia to Pacaraima: Global Migration Film Festival Rolls Across Africa, Brazil

Dakar –The third edition of the Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) kicked off in West and Central Africa on November 28 in Nigeria as the UN Migration (IOM) celebrates the longstanding symmetry – a

Regional Meeting of Labour Ministers on Cooperation for the Management of Labour Migration

Niamey – On Wednesday 28 November 2018, a regional meeting to discuss the development of a framework for cooperation on labour migration and mobility was convened jointly by the Ministries of Labour of Niger and Libya in Niger....

Returned migrants receive their certificates from IOM The Gambia Chief of Mission Fumiko Nagano and EU Ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency Attila Lajos.

First group of Gambian returnees graduates from poultry training program

Banjul – On Wednesday, 14 November 2018, thirteen Gambians received poultry farming and production kits consisting of 500 chicks, chicken feed, poultry medication, equipment and tools for the construction of a chicken coop.

Nigeria: Migrant Resource Centres Instrumental in Reducing Irregular Migration

Lagos – “Most migrants would not have travelled in the first place if they were properly informed.

IOM The Gambia Chief of Mission Fumiko Nagano hands over donated equipment to The Gambia Immigration Department (GID)

IOM Donates Equipment to Strengthen The Gambia’s Border Security

Banjul – IOM, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior (MOI), held a handing over ceremony of equipment to The Gambia Immigration Department (GID).

Statement by IOM West and Central Africa on Valletta Summit Anniversary – 11-12 November 2018

Speaker: Richard Danziger
Valletta Summit Anniversary – 11 November 2018  

IOM – Dakar

International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Richard Danziger

‘Abroad Mata’ Taps Potential of Radio to Address Irregular Migration in Nigeria

Benin City – On 26 October, IOM in Nigeria launched Abroad Mata, a radio programme on the perils of irregular migration and opportunities to migrate safely.

IOM Trains Nigerian Immigration Officials on Migration Information and Data Analysis System

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 Migratio

500 People Participate in IOM’s Fourth Cross-Border Crisis Simulation Exercise in Niger

Tillabéri – More than 500 members from communities, local authorities, civil society and security forces participated in IOM’s fourth crisis simulation exercise in Niger.

UN Migration Agency Marks World Mental Health Day in Nigeria

Maiduguri – IOM, the UN Migration Agency marked this year’s World Mental Health Day, by collaborating with the Government of Nigeria and humanitarian partners to facilitate community engagement and se

IOM Ghana Trains Journalists to Strengthen Migration Coverage and Raise Awareness on Irregular Migration

Accra – The UN Migration Agency, IOM, trained 58 Ghanaians journalists on awareness raising and reporting on irregular migration during two workshops organized (27/09-02/10) in the Western and Brong A