IOM Sudan in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports completed the first National Conference on Youth Migration. The conference took place from 13 – 14 March 2017, attended by 150 participants from the 18 states. The opening ceremony attended by the State Ministry of the Ministry of Youth and Sports who emphasized on the importance of the conference in engaging youth in Sudan and from the Diaspora.
IOM Sudan in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports completed the first National Conference on Youth Migration
IOM Sudan and USAID Delegation conducted a three day field monitoring mission to Abyei
IOM Sudan and USAID Delegation conducted a three day field monitoring mission to Abyei from the 7th to the 9th of March to talk to representatives of both Misseriya and Ngok Dinka communities and to visit the newly built water supply infrastructures in Northern Abyei.
IOM Completes Basic Level Document Security Training for Khartoum International Airport Immigration officers
20 officers from the Sudanese immigration department completed an introductory level 5 day course on: document security, identification and forgery, Sudanese legal framework, essentials of migration management in Sudan and European Union best practices on tackling irregular migration and cross border crimes.
The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security Signs a 479, 616 USD Agreement with IOM to Enhance Protection and Knowledge on the Risks of Irregular Migration in Sudan
The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security and the International Organization for Migration signed a 4,000,000 NOK (479, 616 USD) Agreement to fund the one year Phase III "Enhancing Protection and Improving Knowledge on the Risks of Irregular Migration in Sudan" Project. This Project will contribute to enhancing the protection of migrants by increasing their access to services and promoting alternatives to irregular migration.
IOM Sudan Completes Stories of Migration Art Workshop to Over 30 Migrants from 8 countries
This year in Khartoum, in commemoration of the upcoming International Migrants Day on the 18th December, with the generous support of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation; IOM conducted a 5 day Stories of Migration Art Workshop with participation of over 30 migrants from 8 different countries.
Voices from Sudan
Finding Peace and a Place to Talk- the Story of a Victim of Trafficking
“When organizations try to help people like us, they think that all we need is food and shelter, but what I found in the MRRC is a place to talk. A place where I can finally tell someone about the terrible things I have been through”
From football star to begging on the streets of Khartoum
“The word dream is a big word…it is a word that means so much to every one of us. I dream of being a superstar, I know that I have talents and I want to show the world these talents.”