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Journalists and CSOs exchange ideas on media engagement to address migration issues. IOM/Alfred Fornah

IOM Sierra Leone Supports the Establishment of the Network of Journalists and CSOs on Migration Issues

Freetown - The International organization for migration (IOM) partnered with Civil Society and media stakeholders to establish the Network of Civil Society and Media Officials on Migration Issues (NeCSOMMI).  

Another Boat Tragedy off North Africa’s Atlantic Coast Stark Reminder of Perilous Sea Journeys

Geneva  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, say the deaths of 47 people who were onboard a boat heading to the Canary Islands from No

The Gambia launched its National Referral Mechanism for the Protection of Vulnerable Migrants, including Victims of Trafficking. (c) IOM 2021 Lamin W. Sanneh

The Gambia Launches National Referral Mechanism for Protection of Vulnerable Migrants, including Victims of Trafficking

Banjul – On 17 August, The Gambia launched its National Referral Mechanism (NRM) for the Protection and Assistance of Vulnerable Migrants, including Victims of Trafficking – the first comprehensive framework that outlines the...

Abibatou Wane-Fall, IOM Ghana Chief of Mission, welcoming the audience

EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in Ghana – 4 Years On

Accra – On 28 July 2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), together with the Government of Ghana, the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana, and migration stakeholders, including UN agencies and development...

IOM Provides Key Insights into Smuggling, Trafficking and Exploitation of Migrants in Nouadhibou

Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Due to its geographical position, Mauritania is both a country of destination and transit for many migrants seeking to reach Europe or North Africa.