Africa and Middle East | IOM Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa Newsletter | March - April 2018
UN Migration Agency Signs Cooperation Agreement with the Kingdom of Bahrain
In South Sudan, IOM, Partners Vaccination Campaigns Reach over 144,000 People in March
IOM Opens Office in Moroni, Union of Comoros
In January 2018, IOM opened a Local Office in Comoros. The Office is placed under the Madagascar Mission, which spearheads activities and representation to the Governments of Madagascar, Comoros, and Seychelles.
Why Gaziantep Still Matters Seven Years After Start of Syrian Conflict
IOM Deputy Director General Laura Thompson travelled to Gaziantep of 1.9 million this week to see how it has coped over the years, meet with the Mayor, and visit IOM project sites.
International Migrant's Day
IOM Ghana celebrated International Migrants Day and 30 years of IOM in Ghana with a special appearance by our Goodwill Ambassador - Kofi Kinaata and unveiling of his song on the dangers of irregular migration, a photo exhibition and testimonies from migrants...
UN Migration Agency launches migrant resource center in Benin City, Nigeria
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, opened on March 5 one migrant resource center (MRC) in Benin City Edo State, Nigeria.
UN Migration Agency Opens Office in Dollow, Gedo Region of Somalia
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, opened an office in Dollow on 25 January 2018, in the Gedo region of Somalia. This is in response to the large-scale displacements into Dollow in 2017, due to drought and...
PLURAL+ 2018 Youth Video Festival Call for Entries Now Open
IOM Office to the UN and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) teams in NY launched last month the PLURAL+ 2018 call for video entries. The call invites young media makers from around the world to...
In this issue of the UN Migration Agency Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa bulletin, we reflect on our water and sanitation work in the region.
IOM, with support of its partner, has been providing life-saving water and sanitation services to displaced persons, refugees and host...
March Against Slavery In Libya and Beyond
USA for IOM joins Human Trafficking Awareness Month event in Los Angeles. This January, USA for IOM, IOM's non-profit partner, joined the "March Against Slavery in Libya and Beyond" in Los Angeles, California.
Escaping the Drought of the South: Hope and Sacrifice
It will soon be two years since the three sons of Soazara, a 56-year-old widow, left Bekily village to go to the other end of the Island, in Sambava, hoping for a better life away from the ruthless drought of the...