Stories

COVID 19 Together Against Stigma

In Guinea, an association of returnees have joined forces raise awareness on COVID-19 preventive measures and combat stigmatization against those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping Stranded Guineans Return Home Safely amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Measures taken to stop the spread of COVID-19, such as the closure of borders, have left thousands stranded. In Guinea, IOM is advocating for the creation of humanitarian corridors to help the most vulnerable migrants return home.

Migration, Environment and Climate Change in West and Central Africa

L’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre fait face à de nombreux défis, comme la désertification, la raréfaction des ressources en eau et l’érosion côtière. Afin d’accompagner au mieux les gouvernements de la région à prendre en compte la dimension environnementale dans la gestion des migrations, l’OIM se concentre sur un plaidoyer fort à l’attention des médias et des décideurs politiques.

Haraka Comedy Club

After just a year of existence, the Haraka Comedy Club – the only comedy club in Niger – decided to promote safe migration through stand-up comedy.

Shenu Doris : from Irregular Migrant to Formidable Entrepreneur (Nigeria)

Shenu Doris : from Irregular Migrant to Formidable Entrepreneur (Nigeria)

Ibrahima - Shoe Designer in Guinea

Back in Guinea, Ibrahima now Produces the most Popular shoes in Conakry

Adama Diaw, the Story of an "Ordinary" Journey - Episode 1

Adama is young, full of energy and dreams. One evening, he decides to take the road to Europe. At what cost ? Do not miss the first episode of the life of Adama, the story of an "ordinary" journey.

Saraba from The Gambia

Saraba and his family came back to The Gambia after spending two years in Libya. They now owe a boutique which help them support themselves.

Student-Journalists Trained on Migration Reporting in The Gambia

To strengthen the coverage of migration issues, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in The Gambia trained 44 student-journalists on migration reporting on 18 and 19 April.

Smart from Sierra Leone

Do you remember Smart ? here is an update!