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New Study Sheds Light on Health Concerns at Niger’s Border with Libya and Algeria

Niamey – Within the framework of the project “Cross-border Cooperation and Strengthening Health Monitoring Systems along the Central Mediterranean Route”, funded by Migration Resource Allocation Committee (MIRAC), IOM’s mission...

Célébration du 30 -ème anniversaire de la convention des droits de l’enfant lors d’un évènement grand publique au Stade olympique, les enfants migrants et mauritaniens ont participer à un atelier photo organisé dans le Stand de l’OIM. Photo:OIM2019/Ciré Ly

Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Mauritania

Nouakchott – November 20, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Photo: IOM 2019/J. Karlson; C. Ly.

IOM celebrates International Migrants Day (IMD) in Mauritania

Nouakchott – More than 800 people participated in the celebration of International Migrants Day on December 18, 2019 in the cities of Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Néma and Sélibaby in Mauritania.

Photo: IOM 2019

International Migrants Day 2019 Celebrations in Gabu, Guinea-Bissau

Gabú - On December 13 and 14, two days of festivities were held in Gabu, the capital of eastern Guinea-Bissau to celebrate International Migrants Day 2019.

Photo: IOM 2019

We, together: IOM Ghana celebrates International Migrants Day with returned migrants and community members in Takoradi

Accra - To commemorate International Migrants Day (IMD) on 18 December 2019, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized a series of events in New Takoradi, including games, participatory street art, cultural...

Photo: IOM 2019

134 Returnees, Youth Graduate from IOM Vocational Training Programs

Banjul – 134 returned migrants and youth recently graduated from a series of vocational training programs implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the framework of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for...

‘WAKA by IOM X’: Helping Youths in Nigeria and Guinea Make Informed Migration-Related Decisions

Dakar – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) together with community members from Oredo and Ikpoba Okha, in Edo State Nigeria, and Matoto, in Conakry, Guinea and with support from local

IOM Supports Cross-border Communities Between Mauritania and Mali

Bousteila, Mauritania – “No development can be attained without security.

183 Refugees Resettled from Chad to France with IOM Support

N'Djamena – Yesterday (12/12), 183 refugees originating from Sudan and the Central African Republic arrived safely in France after departing from Chad on a flight chartered by the International Organi

Short Film Competition and Workshops at Transit Centers Boost Filmmaking in Niger

Niamey – Making an award-winning film in Niger, one of the world’s poorest and most remote countries, is difficult. Making one in less than 48 hours, is really challenging. 

Close to 2,000 people participated in the two awareness-raising days in Tahoua and Agadez. Photo: IOM

IOM Promotes the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities through Various Events in Niger

Niamey – To celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Niger on December 3, IOM and its local partners organized various activities in Tahoua and Agadez, in the frame of this year’s theme of promoting the...